BAM Dance Africa Festival returns for its 45th anniversary

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell and Nate Palmer African food and culture were at the center stage of the Brooklyn Academy of Music Dance Africa Festival held during the Memorial Day weekend in Brooklyn. A storm that blew many tents … Read More

The African Union Day Foundation hosts a reception at the Turkish House

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Union Day Foundation, an initiative founded in July 2006 to promote the celebrations of Africa Day and African Union Day in the Diaspora, held a reception in honor of Africa Day at the … Read More

The Permanent Mission of the African Union to the UN celebrates Africa Day in New York

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Permanent Mission of the African Union to the United Nations celebrated Africa Day under the theme: “Year of Nutrition” at the Permanent Mission of Libya in Manhattan on May 25, 2022. H.E. Ambassador Fatima … Read More

Harlem Muslim New Yorkers celebrate Eid-al-Adha on July 20

Photos credit: Bill Moore On July 20, 2021, Harlem Muslim New Yorkers celebrated Eid-al-Adha, a holiday commemorating the Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his own son Ismael as an act of obedience to Allah. Every Eid-al-Adha, Muslims around the world … Read More

Immigrant New Yorkers, your city is here for you

By Bitta Mostofi, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Photo credit: JP Photography In this new year, more than ever, I am reminded of the importance of New York City’s immigrant communities. They have taken care of us … Read More