Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, MD thanks supporters and discusses way forward in new video

Former African Union Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, MD sent a message to the 116,254 supporters who signed on change.org, a petition to reinstate her after she was abruptly fired on October 7, 2019. The message includes a thank you note … 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

First Lady Chirlane McCray kicks off a series of baby showers in New York City

NEW YORK — First Lady Chirlane McCray kicked off a series of showers at the New York Public Library, Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street Main Branch on February 6, 2016. The series of 10 free baby showers was hosted by 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

Apollo Rings New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell for its 82nd Anniversary

In celebration of the Apollo’s 82nd anniversary, the Theater was invited to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on January 26, 2016. Apollo Theater President and CEO, Jonelle Procope, rang the NYSE Opening Bell surrounded by … Read More

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

NYC: Forum on improving community-police relations held today in Northern Manhattan

Manhattan Borough president Gale A. Brewer is sponsoring a forum on improving community-police relations on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Alinaza Dominicana Triangle Building in northern Manhattan. Several members of the community including youth, civic, faith-based, non-profit, business and law … Read More

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