Harlem leaders and advocates react to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for more than 9 minutes and 29 seconds, came as a shock to many in the Black community. … Read More

Assembly Member Robert J. Rodriguez endorses Mayoral candidate Ray McGuire

Photos credit: Houreidja Tall Mayoral candidate Ray McGuire, whose main campaign promise is to “help build a better, fairer New York,” was in East Harlem this week to receive the endorsement of Assembly Member Robert J. Rodriguez. Assembly Member Rodriguez, … Read More

Senegalese American youth in Harlem remember lives lost during last week’s protests in Senegal

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senegalese American youth gathered at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building in Harlem on March 12, 2021 in solidarity with the Senegalese opposition back home. They remembered the lives lost during the protests … Read More

Street Corner Resources holds rally to call for more investment in Harlem’s youth

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Street Corner Resources held a community response rally at Saint Nicholas Houses on March 7, 2021, a day after a 10-year-old Harlemite was found lifeless in his mother’s apartment on 131st Street and 8th Avenue. … Read More

NYC workers show support to Amazon workers’ attempt to unionize in Alabama

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell Workers from various organizations including the December 12th Movement, the N.Y. Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU), Workers Assembly Against Racism and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters rallied in front of the Harlem Whole Foods … Read More

NYC politicians celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the National Action Network in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the National Action Network in Harlem was a parade of politicians, elected and hopeful, each describing in their own words what the civil rights activist meant to them … Read More

Sylvia’s Restaurant gives away 500 hot meals to Harlem community on MLK Day

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Sylvia’s restaurant has fed the Harlem community for more than 50 years and on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, things were no different. Volunteers and staff including Sylvia’s granddaughter Tren’ness Woods-Black, Dj Norman, Angie … Read More

Harlem celebrates the revival of the Black Lives Matter Mural

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Promise made, promise kept. On July 19th, the day after the Black Lives Matter Mural on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between 125th and 127th Streets was vandalized by a group led by Bevelyn Beatty, … Read More

The vandalized Harlem Black Lives Matter Mural will be repaired, says Harlem Park to Park founder Nikoa Evans

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell  The Harlem Black Lives Matter Mural, located on Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, between 125th and 127th Streets, was vandalized in the evening of July 18, 2020, by a group led by a Black woman … Read More

Black leaders hold vigil in Harlem in honor of Congressman John Lewis

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On July 19, 2020 a number of Black leaders gathered at the Harlem Black Lives Matter Mural on Adam Clayton Powell Blvd to celebrate the life of civil rights activist and Congressman John Lewis, who … Read More

The Black Academic Excellence marches for more funding for Black students and an end to school-to-prison pipeline

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Black Academic Excellence, a local group based in Harlem advocating for more funding for Black students and for the disruption of the school-to-prison pipeline, held a march and rally on July 5, 2020 in … Read More

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

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