Third Annual African Diaspora Caucus Network honors education advocate Queen Makkada

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell  Albany City Council member Owusu Anane held the third Annual African Diaspora Caucus Network on April 9, 2022, at Albany City Hall. The event, which always coincides with the annual New York State Association of … Read More

Air Senegal hosts reception in Harlem to celebrate service start to Washington and New York on September 2nd

Photos credit: Bill Moore With its plan to start service to Washington and New York on September 2, 2021, Air Senegal hosted a reception at Lenox Saphire in Harlem on August 6, 2021 to connect with Senegalese and West-African New … Read More

Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, MD thanks supporters and discusses way forward in new video

Former African Union Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, MD sent a message to the 116,254 supporters who signed on, a petition to reinstate her after she was abruptly fired on October 7, 2019. The message includes a thank you note … Read More

African Union Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao calls on the African Diaspora to return to Africa

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Permanent Representative to the US met with members of the African Diaspora on May 18, 2019 at African Services Committee in Harlem to discuss Africa and the Diaspora’s return to … Read More

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray launches Sisters Thrive to promote mental health literacy in Black communities

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray launched Sisters Thrive, a women-led, family-centered volunteer effort to promote mental health literacy in Black communities on December 11, 2017 in Manhattan. The effort is in partnership with 5 Sisters Thrive … Read More

Video: African immigrants meet with Mayor Bill de Blasio at Bronx Fair

By Isseu Diouf Campbell  Several African immigrants met with Mayor Bill de Blasio at the City Resource Fair held during City Hall in Your Borough Week at the Bronx County Courthouse to discuss issues affecting African immigrants in New York. … Read More

Video: Inaugural African Diaspora Conference in New York

Photos: Giving Back 4 Tomorrow hosts Inaugural African Diaspora Conference in New York

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell Giving Back 4 Tomorrow hosted the Inaugural Diaspora Conference on April 29, 2017 in Manhattan with panelists including Khadiatou Diallo of the Amadou Diallo Foundation and Congressman Adriano Espaillat to discuss education and women empowerment. … Read More

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Rally on August 20 to urge Bronx DA to drop assault charges against Mamadou Diallo

A coalition of community members and criminal justice reform advocates will gather on Saturday August 20, to ask the Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark to drop assault charges against Mamadou Diallo, a taxi driver who was responsible for the death … Read More

The Uptown Short Film Festival to kick off today at MIST Harlem

The Uptown Short Film Festival (USFF), a 2-day festival seeking the next generation of writers, directors, producers, and actors from diverse and inclusive backgrounds will kick off on Friday, May 13, 2016, at MIST Harlem. The Uptown Short Film Festival … Read More

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) renewed for six months

On March 22, 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced that he will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone for an additional six months, until November 22, 2016. The TPS program was originally … Read More

The Apollo Theater in Partnership with World Music Institute Presents the 4th Edition of AFRICA NOW

The Apollo Theater, in partnership with World Music Institute, presents the fourth edition of the Africa Now! a concert celebrating the best of the contemporary African music scene, on Saturday, March 26, at 8 pm. Hosted by Sahr Agaujah, from the … Read More

Photos: Imagenation Revolution Awards

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Imagenation, a Harlem-based media arts group, hosted its first Revolution Awards on February 20, 2016 at the SVA Theater in Manhattan. The event honored Ava Duvernay, Hill Harper, Melissa Harris-Perry, Danai Gurira and Black Lives Matter. … Read More

National CARES raises $1 million for its mentoring programs

New York City – On January 25, 2016, the National CARES Mentoring Movement presented its 10th Anniversary Gala, For the Love of Our Children: A National Call to Commitment, to raise critical funding that will support the replication of the … Read More

What you need to know about the Zika virus

NEW YORK — The mosquito responsible for the transmission of Zika virus in impacted areas in Latin America is the Aedes aegypti, which is a mosquito species not found in New York City. About 1 in 5 people who are … Read More

Photos: 4th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture hosted the 4th Annual Black Comic Book Festival on January 16, 2016 in Harlem. The event was presented by Deirdre Hollman, Jerry Craft and John Jennings. Photos Credit: Isaiah Morris

African Community Town Hall at the Bronx Museum of Arts

NEW YORK— The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) will convene today, November 12, 2015, from 5:45pm to 8pm, a town hall for the African community to meet city agency leaders and hear about the services they provide. The town hall held … Read More

Gifted and Talented request for testing period open until November 9

Families residing in New York and interested in Gifted and Talented programs can submit a request for testing from October 7 to November 9, 2015. Students entering kindergarten, first, second or third grade can submit a mandatory request either on … Read More

African Diaspora: UN experts urge measures against racially motivated crimes in Charleston

New York, US (PANA) – In the wake of the attack that left nine African-Americans dead at church in Charleston in US State of South Carolina, a Group of UN human rights experts called on Friday for prompt action by … Read More

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