NYC Commission on Human Rights discusses civic engagement with African immigrants

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On June 9th, 2022, less than three weeks before the June Primary, the NYC Commission on Human Rights held an African Diaspora Civic Engagement Awareness Day at Bronx Borough Hall. Rivalries and lack of data … Read More

Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson honors five African and Muslim-led organizations at Iftar dinner

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson honored five African and Muslim-led organizations during an iftar dinner held in the Bronx. The organizations honored for assisting families impacted by the fire … Read More

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) releases new report on City’s foreign-born residents

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro released on March 24, 2022, MOIA’s 2021 Report on the city’s immigrant population and the office’s activities.  The report highlights the impact of MOIA and showcases the work done … Read More

Gambian community holds public funeral for 15 victims of the Bronx fire

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Gambian community led by Imam Sanku Kabba and Imam Bajaha said their last goodbye to the 15 Twin Parks North West residents who lost their lives in the 19-story building on January 9, 2022. … Read More

Eric Adams supporter sees the fruits of his labor

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell It didn’t matter how many candidates were running for mayor and how popular they were. Sheikh Musa Drammeh, an African father, husband, entrepreneur, and New Yorker, had already made his choice, and it was Eric … Read More

Muslim West-African community celebrates the reopening of the Islamic Cultural Center of the Bronx

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell It took them twelve years, but they did it. The Muslim West-African community based in the Bronx, came together after the center where the community would gather burned down in 2009. A Fundraiser after another, … Read More

NYC celebrates African Heritage Month at The Africa Center in Harlem

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell The rain didn’t stop event host NYC Commission on Human Rights nor members of the African Diaspora who came to The Africa Center in Harlem to celebrate African Heritage Month on September 9, 2021. The … Read More

NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit convenes forum for African immigrant communities

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit convened a forum for African immigrant communities on May 15, 2019 at the International Community High School. The forum included presentations from several city agencies including NYC Taxi & Limousine … 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: How African immigrants can fight discrimination in New York City

African immigrants are part of the American Fabric – Ramatu Ahmed

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Ebola: African immigrants should not be targeted – Aletha Maybank

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Aletha Maybank, director of the Center for Health Equity, discusses the social and economic impact of Ebola on the African immigrant community in New York and New York City’s efforts to deal with potential Ebola cases. … Read More

Association des Ressortissants de Marcory hosts 2nd Health Fair & Wellness

L-R: African Services committee employee performing Hepatitis test  By Isseu Diouf Campbell The Association des Ressortissants de Marcory (Association of Residents from Marcory) hosted a Health Fair & Wellness on April 27, 2013 at Promise Academy in Harlem. The association … Read More