Uptown Night Market celebrates Harlem cuisine, community, and culture

Photos Credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Uptown Night Market is not just a market. It is a big two-block party with a centered stage showcasing performers and DJs surrounded by booths selling food from 20+ countries, clothes, and accessories. And this … Read More

Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin Endorses Cordell Cleare for State Senate at Harlem Rally

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin officially endorsed Democratic State Senate nominee Cordell Cleare during a rally held at the Statue of Harriet Tubman in Harlem on October 14, 2021. Hazel Dukes, the President of the NAACP … Read More

The New York Urban League Launches Diversity And Inclusion Lab To Help Corporate America Hire Black Talent

Free Black talent built America when the recruitment system included the mass kidnapping of continental Africans brought by force to the Americas in a long horrendous journey by boat called the Middle Passage. So, it is difficult to believe that, … Read More

New Education Equity Action Plan’s pilot K-12 Black studies curriculum to launch in 2022

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell A group of legislators, non-profits, academics, and Black education advocacy groups gathered on September 19, 2021, at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem to formally unveil a new initiative: the Education … Read More

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts African Immigrant Heritage Month celebration in Harlem

Photos credit: Bill Moore New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted an African Immigrant Heritage Month celebration in Harlem with food and back-to-school giveaways along with immigrant services on September 30, 3021, at the Mohamed Ali Islamic Center. Related Images:

Fashion designer Edwing D’Angelo presents military inspired collection in Harlem

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell Fashion designer Edwing D’Angelo presented his Fall 2021 collection titled “Arms & Roses’’ on September 11, 2021 on the sidewalk of Adam Clayton Powell Blvd between 131st and 132nd streets in Harlem. A block soiree … Read More

NY State Senator Brian Benjamin is our new Lieutenant Governor

Photos credit: Bill Moore New York State Governor Kathy Hochul made the official announcement on August 26, 2021 at the State Office Building in Harlem that she picked NY State Senator Brian Benjamin to be the state’s lieutenant governor, the … Read More

Harlem Community leader Cordell Cleare says her last goodbye to beloved son Jordan Emmanuel Nieves

Photos credit: Bill Moore Harlem Community leader Cordell Cleare said her last goodbye to her beloved son Jordan Emmanuel Nieves on August 24, 2021 during his funeral held at the Covenant Christian Church in the Bronx. Jordan Emmanuel Nieves who … Read More

Air Senegal hosts reception in Harlem to celebrate service start to Washington and New York on September 2nd

Photos credit: Bill Moore With its plan to start service to Washington and New York on September 2, 2021, Air Senegal hosted a reception at Lenox Saphire in Harlem on August 6, 2021 to connect with Senegalese and West-African New … Read More

Harlem-born Hip-Hop legend Biz Markie’s funeral will take place on August 2 in New York

The funeral of Hip-Hop legend Biz Markie born Marcel Theo Hall known for his Top 40 hit, “Just A Friend” and his recurring role on “Yo Gabba Gabba”, will take place on August 2 in Patchogue, New York. Other Hip-Hop … Read More

Congressional leaders to commemorate civil rights activist and congressman John Lewis’ one-year anniversary in Harlem

One year to the day civil rights activist and Congressman John Lewis passed, congressional leaders including Yvette Clarke, Adriano Espaillat, Tom Suozzi & Former Congressman Kendrick Meek will discuss his impact at the National Action Network House of Justice in … Read More

HCCI names new senior housing development Victory Plaza after former chairperson Joan O. Dawson, PhD

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI), a coalition of inter-faith congregations providing affordable housing to Harlem residents along with housing developer Camber Property Group cut the ribbon for their latest project, Victory Plaza on … Read More

Harlem violence interrupter Iesha Sekou and Hip-Hop Artist HD call for accountability to curb shootings

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Street Corner Resources CEO and Founder Iesha Sekou and Hip-Hop Artist HD called for accountability and more resources for youth during the 10th Annual Push 4 Peace: Stopping the Shootings Town Hall held by Fox … Read More

Women In the Black to host yearly conference virtually on June 26

Women In the Black, the Harlem-based nonprofit organization empowering African-American women-owned businesses, is hosting its yearly Women’s Business Conference virtually on June 26, 2021. The theme of this year’s conference is, “Who’s The Boss- Level Up.” To register, visit: https://bit.ly/3xUvN9Q … Read More

Tigrayan New Yorkers to run and march for Ethiopian children on June 13

The Tigray Community in the Tri-State Area will host on June 13, National Children’s Day, a run and march through Harlem to demand peace for the children of Tigray caught in the middle of a conflict between the Ethiopian government … Read More

Nigerian New-Yorker Joyce Adewumi presents 12th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival

Photos credit: Bill Moore Nigerian New-Yorker Joyce Adewumi presented the 12th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival on June 5, 2021 at the Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell in Harlem. The theme of this year’s festival, which was started in 2010 to celebrate … Read More

Harlem Run joins fight against Asian hate

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Local running group Harlem Run joined the fight against Asian hate this week by inviting Chinatown Runners Zobel Belisario and Sam Dong to participate in their Monday run.   The Runners stopped by the Yuri … Read More

December 12th Movement holds annual rally in Harlem in celebration of Malcolm X’s 96th birthday

Photos credit: Bill Moore The December 12th Movement held its 32nd Annual Black Power Rally and Shut’em Down March in Harlem along 125th Street to celebrate the 96th birthday of civil rights activist Malcolm X. Malcolm X supporters walked along … Read More

The Harlem business community mourns the loss of Jeff Hamer

Photo credit: Bob Gore Jeff Hamer, Senior Finance Account Manager at Upper Manhattan NYC Business Solutions has impacted the lives of so many business owners in Harlem, starting with mine. Afrikanspot LLC and Africa in Harlem would have not existed … Read More

Muslim New Yorkers in Harlem celebrate Eid

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell, Sami Disu and Bill Moore Muslim New Yorkers in Harlem are celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan, today May 13, 2021, with a prayer at the Mosque and a day of celebration … Read More

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