A Day in Harlem: After the storm, the sun kisses buildings, sharing its warmth and light

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Dr. Yusef Salaam is officially Harlem’s new council member

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Introduced by one of the Exonerated Five Raymond Santana, Dr. Yusef Salaam, set to represent New York City Council District 9, addressed family members, friends, and supporters during a watch party held on November 7, … Read More

Bill Perkins’ Celebration of life will take place at the First Corinthian Baptist Church

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell A celebration of life honoring William Bill Perkins will occur at the First Corinthian Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, from 3 to 8 p.m. On May 25, a public viewing will be held … 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

Community members hold vigil for Harlem Politician Bill Perkins

Photos credits: Bill Moore Harlemites held a vigil on the plaza of the State Office Building on May 17, 2023, a day after Bill Perkins died in his Harlem home. He was 74 years old. Perkins, who was very active … 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

Senator Cordell Cleare hosts panel on housing at Barnard College

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On November 29, 2022, Senator Cordell Cleare hosted a panel discussion on intersectionality of housing and race, which followed a tour of the Redlining Exhibit held at Barnard College. Panelists included David R. Jones, President … Read More

Jacob Restaurant gives away hot, nutritious meals to New Yorkers on Thanksgiving Day

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Rachid and Kim Niang, the owners of Jacob Restaurant, opened their doors for the 13th year in a row to provide a hot, nutritious meal to New Yorkers on Thanksgiving Day.      Related Images:

NYC Marathon runners greeted in Harlem with music, confetti, and words of encouragement

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell and Babacar Campbell On November 6, 2022, NYC Marathon runners were greeted in Harlem with music, confetti, and words of encouragement.  Related Images:

Harlem lost one of its most influential religious leaders: Reverend Calvin Butts III

Photos credit: Bill Moore On October 28, 2022, Harlem lost one of its most influential religious leaders: Reverend Calvin Butts III, who led the Abyssinian Baptist Church, founded in 1808, for over 30 years. Reverend Butts also served as President … Read More

NYS Senator Cordell Cleare discusses rules, rights, and resources for asylum seekers at public forum

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On November 4, 2022, NYS Senator Cordell Cleare hosted and moderated a public forum for asylum seekers at the Historic Masjid Malcolm Shabazz to discuss the rules, rights and resources affecting asylum seekers in the … Read More

Harlem children celebrate Halloween in style!

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Africa in Harlem focused on Harlem children this past Halloween. The celebration for the little ones is always about having fun and getting as many candies as possible. This year was no different!   Related … Read More

Senator Cleare raises awareness about breast cancer at “Paint the Cure” event in Harlem

Photos credit: Bill Moore New York State Senator Cordell Cleare held a “Paint the Cure” event in Harlem on October 29, 2022, to raise awareness about breast cancer.   Related Images:

Guinean singer Natu Camara curates free Harlem Meets Africa concert

Photos credit: isseu Diouf Campbell  Guinean singer/songwriter and Harlem resident Natu Camara curated on October 16, 2022, a free Harlem Meets Africa concert at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. The goal was to connect, sing, dance, and … Read More

14th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival screens Attica in Harlem

  Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The 14th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival, under the theme “Remembering Our Political Prisoners,” screened the documentary Attica, on September 30, 2022, at the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem. A Q&A with Emmy-winning … Read More

Senator Cordell Cleare hosts first annual Back-to-School Resource Fair

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York State 30th District Senator Cordell Cleare held her first annual Back-to-School Resource Fair in collaboration with Reach Week on September 24, 2022, at the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Building Public Plaza. The … Read More

53rd African American Day Parade returns in person under the theme “Good Health is Essential”

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African American Day Parade, Inc. (AADP), one of the largest and oldest parades of Black American culture, was back in person Sunday, September 18th, 2022, for the 53rd Annual African American Day Parade. “This … Read More

June 28 is Primary Election Day

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell June 28 is Election Day for registered New Yorkers who will vote to elect a governor, a lieutenant governor, a state assembly member, judges, and members of the state committee. If you live in Central … Read More

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