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

Pharrell Williams urges people to move from climate change to climate action

New York, US (PANA) – American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams joined local students at an event held Saturday at UN headquarters to celebrate the International Day of Happiness and highlight the importance of tackling climate change. “As the global community marked … Read More

President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf meets community at York College

By Isseu Diouf Campbell The York College Division of Student Development and the Greater Queens Chapter of the Links, Inc. hosted this evening a conversation with President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf moderated by NY1 News Anchor Cheryl Wills at … Read More

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