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

Vanessa Gibson sworn in as 14th Bronx Borough President

Photos Credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Vanessa Gibson was officially sworn in as the 14th Bronx Borough President by Hon. Sallie Manzanet-Daniels at Lehman College for the Performing Arts on March 27, 2022. Gibson, who started as an intern with late … Read More

Bronx fire victims to receive $3 Million in cash assistance from the City of New York

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City (Mayor’s Fund) announced last week that an additional $3 million in cash assistance will be made available to assist over 150 households impacted by the … Read More

Congressman Torres and Senator Gillibrand to introduce legislation to prevent fires in New York

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell After touring the Twin Parks North West building, on January 17, 2022, Congressman Ritchie Torres and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced they would introduce legislation to mandate heat sensors in every federally funded building to prevent … Read More

The Gorgeous Mosaic Coalition rallies Bronxites to vote for Eric Adams

Photos Credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell On October 23, 2021, the first day of early voting, the Gorgeous Mosaic Coalition, led by Sheikh Moussa Drammeh, held a rally across the Bronx Courthouse to encourage Bronxites to vote for Eric Adams.   … Read More

IRS to host Advance Child Tax Credit Free Tax Prep Days on July 23 and 24

This year, advance payments of the 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC) are sent monthly from July through December to eligible taxpayers. However, to receive the payments, families must file a 2020 tax return. The IRS will host AdvCTC Free Tax … Read More

African Advisory Council of the Bronx hosts 1st Annual African Heritage Multicultural Dance and Music Festival

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Advisory Council of the Bronx Borough President’s Office hosted its 1st Annual African Heritage Multicultural Dance and Music Festival on September 18, 2019 at Hostos Community College. Several African artists including Salieu Suso, Sali … 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

Photos: City holds Resource Fair in the Bronx

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Bill de Blasio and Bronx Borough President Ruben Díaz, Jr. hosted a City Resource Fair during City Hall in Your Borough Week at the Bronx County Courthouse. Top representatives from City Hall, the Department … Read More

Video: Ruben Diaz Jr. welcomes Mayor de Blasio to the Bronx

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Ruben Diaz Jr. welcomes Mayor de Blasio and his team to the Bronx during City Hall in Your Borough week  

City Resource Fair to be held in the Bronx on May 23

On Tuesday, May 23, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Bronx Borough President Ruben Díaz, Jr. will host a City Resource Fair during City Hall in Your Borough week. Top representatives from City Hall, the Department of Transportation, Department of Finance, … Read More

Video: Community members call for justice for Souleymane Porgo

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Community members gathered on 149th street and 3rd avenue in the Bronx on May 9, 2017, a week after West African street vendor Souleymane Porgo was brutally assaulted, to speak out against violence and call for … Read More

Photos: African leaders run for City Council District 16 seat in Bronx

African leaders run for City Council District 16 seat in Bronx

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

We want to know what happened to Hakeem Kuta

We want to know what happened to Hakeem Kuta

NYPD Inspector caught on tape!

Deputy Inspector Christopher J. McCormack By Isseu Diouf-Campbell Photo NYPD NYPD Deputy Inspector Christopher J. McCormack was caught on tape by a Bronx police officer inciting officers to target black males ages 14 to 21 in order to combat robberies … Read More