Alfa Barrie’s family wants closure and clarity

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Alfa Barrie’s family held a press conference after a memorial at Democracy Prep in Harlem on May 23, 2023. Alfa Barrie’s uncle Amadou Diallo who thanked the community and the media for helping with the … Read More

Alfa Barrie remembered during prayer service at Futa Islamic Center

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African immigrant community gathered at the Futa Islamic Center to offer condolences and pray for the 11-year-old Alfa Barrie, who went missing on Friday, May 12, 2023, and whose lifeless body surfaced on the … Read More

A GoFundMe campaign is set up to cover Alfa Barrie’s funeral costs

Alfa Barrie with older brother Ibrahim Diallo The nonprofit organization, Guineans Succeeding in America, has set up a GoFundMe campaign to help Alfa Barrie’s family cover his funeral costs. While many, including the family, were hoping for a miracle, the … Read More

32nd Precinct confirms that body found in Harlem River is 13-year-old Garrett Warren

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The 32nd Precinct in Harlem just confirmed that the body found earlier today in the Harlem River was 13-year-old Garrett Warren, last seen on Friday with 11-year-old Alfa Barrie, who has yet to be found. … Read More

Alfa Barrie’s mother and sister seek help in finding missing 11-year-old boy

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell “There is someone out there that knows something. This is New York City!” shouted Alfa Barrie’s 22-year-old sister Fatima Diallo who spent the day with siblings and friends plastering flyers in Harlem and the Bronx, … Read More

Guinean-American boy vanishes in Harlem

11-year-old Alfa Barrie left his mother’s apartment in the Bronx on Friday, May 12, 2023, with his older sister to go to Democracy Prep Charter School in Harlem like he does every morning, but he never returned home. The young … Read More