What NYC Hair Salons, Barbershops, Restaurants and Stores need to know about Phase Two of reopening

New York City is set to enter Phase Two on Monday, June 22, 2020. Businesses allowed to re-open on Phase Two are: – Hair Salons & Barbershops – Outdoor and Take-Out/Delivery Food Services – Essential and Phase II In-Store Retail … Read More

Harlem celebrates Juneteenth

The Intersectional Voices Collectives in partnership with The BlackSmiths and The Wide Awakes hosted a Juneteenth Jubilee celebration and march that started in Central Park on 110th Street and Lenox and ended at the Saint Nicholas Park on 135th and … Read More

The Africa Center unveils art installation in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement

The Africa Center unveiled in Harlem, on Juneteenth, a new 45-foot window installation in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Related Images:

One Hundred Black Men partners with Hennessy to provide grants up to $15,000 to black businesses

The Harlem based organization One Hundred Black Men is partnering with Hennessy to provide grants from $5,000 to $15,000 to black businesses impacted by COVID-19. The program, called Unfinished Business, provides immediate resources and long-term support to several communities bearing … Read More

Harlemites seem unbothered by the Coronavirus but some businesses are feeling the heat!

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell If you listen to many Harlemites, you will think that the Coronavirus has not made it to New York City yet. They are going about their lives as usual and don’t feel concerned at all. But … Read More

Ginjan brothers Mohammed and Ibrahim Diallo celebrate first Black History Month at Ginjan Café in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Six months after opening their Café in Harlem, Ginjan bothers Mohammed and Ibrahim Diallo celebrated their first Black History Month on February 27, 2020. Entertainment was provided by DJ NESS, a local artist named Jhodge, and … Read More

NYS Assembly member Al Taylor honors five Harlem Unsung Heroes

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell NYS Assembly member Al Taylor honored five Harlem Unsung Heroes during his 2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration held on February 20, 2020 at the Harlem State Office Building. Assembly member Taylor honored: Clayton Banks, Co-Founder … Read More

African Services Committee hosts annual holiday party in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell African Services Committee hosted its annual holiday party for clients, friends and family members at its headquarters in Harlem on December 13, 2019. Related Images:

Society for Africans in the Diaspora honors NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray at 9th ADA Awards in Harlem

Photos: Yaw Asare Aboagye Society for Africans in the Diaspora presented the Harriet Tubman’s Person of the Year Award to NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray at its 9th Annual African Diaspora Awards held at the Schomburg Center for Research in … Read More

NAACP Mid-Manhattan Next Gen honors Harlem’s Cannabis Trailblazers at Marijuana Economics event

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell NAACP Mid-Manhattan Next Gen honored 4 Harlem’s Cannabis Trailblazers during a Marijuana Economics event on November 25, 2019 at Touro College in Harlem. The four honorees were Leslie Stone of Let’s Talk Cannabiz; Yasmin Hurston of … Read More

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