Global Information Networks hosts roundtable on Egypt’s political crisis

L-R: Panelists Tseliso Thipanyane, Tamara Al-Rifai, Milton Allimadi, Danny Schechter, and Osama Abdel Khalek By Isseu Diouf Campbell Translated in French by Aisha Dabo After the recent military ousting of Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi, the citizens of the North African nation … Read More

Trayvon Martin supporters call for action

Protesters at Union Square Park By Isseu Diouf Campbell and Utibe MBagwu Translation in French by Aisha Dabo On Sunday, July 14, 2013, crowds around the world took to the streets to protest George Zimmerman’s acquittal for the shooting of … Read More

Obama calls for calm after not guilty verdict in Zimmerman trial

President Barack Obama By Isseu Diouf Campbell While many Americans, still in disbelief over the not guilty verdict in the Zimmerman trial are calling for protests, President Obama calls for calm in a statement released by the White House. “The … Read More

Harry Belafonte honored at Harlem Renaissance Day of Commitment Leadership Breakfast

L-R: Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, III, Harry Belafonte and students of the Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School By Isseu Diouf Campbell and Utibe MBagwu On June 19, 2013, the Abyssinian Development Corporation hosted its nineteenth Harlem Renaissance Day of Commitment Leadership … Read More

The African Union hosts 50-year celebration in New York

L-R: Madam Kogba-Somda, Tageldin Hamad, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Ambassador Alemu and Ambassador Téte Antonio, Permanent Observer of the Mission of the African Union to the United Nations By Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Union celebrated in New York City the … Read More

A Better Chance celebrates 50 years of nurturing talent in communities of color

L-R: Ron Pressman, Roger W. Ferguson Jr., Sandra E. Timmons, and Theo Killion By Enajite Esegine and Isseu Diouf Campbell When in 1963, President John F. Kennedy demanded that, “the country provide a chance for every child to be educated to … Read More

Photo of the Moment: Barack Obama at the presidential palace in Senegal

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President Barack Obama entering the presidential palace in Dakar, Senegal. Photo Credit AP

Photo of the Moment: Barack Obama in Senegal

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R-L: Senegalese president Macky Sall, first lady Michelle Obama, Barack Obama and first lady Marieme Faye at the airport in Senegal. Photo Credit AFP

Adiree gets ready for Africa Fashion Week NY 2013

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Models By Isseu Diouf Campbell  and Robert Cooper Adiree, the producer of Africa Fashion Week NY 2013 and Pikolinos, a Spanish shoe brand hosted an African Fashion Pop Up Shop event on June 14, 2013 in Manhattan. Many fashion lovers … Read More

Hundreds of New Yorkers pay tribute to ancestors of the Middle Passage

Participants By Enajite Esegine and Utibe Mbagwu On an overcast day in Brooklyn, a crowd of New Yorkers is sitting on the Coney Island Boardwalk overlooking the Atlantic waterfront. They are waiting for the 24th Annual Tribute to Our Ancestors … Read More

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