Senator Cordell Cleare hosts a two-day Juneteenth celebration in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senator Cordell Cleare hosted a two-day Juneteenth celebration that started on June 18, 2022, with a breakfast and press conference at the Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center. Several leaders, including Assemblyman Al Taylor, Imam … Read More

Mayor Eric Adams celebrates Juneteenth at Gracie Mansion

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York City Mayor Eric Adams hosted a reception celebrating Juneteenth on June 16, 2022, at Gracie Mansion.      During his speech, Mayor Adams invited leaders of African descent to focus on their … Read More

City celebrates Juneteenth in Harlem and honors Naturi Naughton

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The City of New York held a Juneteenth Celebration on June 18, 2021 at the James Baldwin Lawn at St. Nicholas Park in Harlem where actress Naturi Naughton was honored with a City proclamation. . … Read More

America’s oldest Black-owned design and construction company McKissack & McKissack featured in Juneteenth ABC News Special

President & CEO Cheryl McKissack Daniel of McKissack & McKissack, along with her twin sister President & CEO Deryl McKissack of McKissack and McKissack Washington, Inc., will discuss the roles and contributions their ancestors played in building America and how … Read More

NYC Small Business Services to host Five Boro Black Business Forum to support Black-owned businesses

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced this week Juneteenth events that the City will begin hosting this month to support Black-owned businesses. Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19th, honors the self-determination of the federal troops that … 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

Harlemites celebrate Juneteenth on 116th Street

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Juneteenth committee of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center NY Support Group hosted a Juneteenth/Kingfest Celebration on 116th Street in Harlem on June 15, 2019. The event included vendors, cultural, and … Read More