NYC Commission on Human Rights commemorates 400-year anniversary of first enslaved Africans’ arrival in the US

The New York City Commission on Human Rights hosted on October 25, 2019, an event to commemorate the 400-year anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in what is now the United States of America and explore the … Read More

NYC Commission on Human Rights holds forum to empower and unite Yew Yorkers of African descent

Photos: Mr. Gueye On September 18, 2018, the NYC Commission on Human Rights held in Manhattan a forum to build coalition among African immigrant, African American, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-Latinx communities, and other self-identified Black communities and inform them of their … Read More

NYC Commission on Human Rights hosts 2nd Annual African Communities Resource Fair and Forum

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell The NYC Commission on Human Rights, together with Public Advocate Tish James, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Community Affairs Unit, Monroe College, and Sauti Yetu Center hosted its 2nd Annual African Communities Resource … Read More

Photos : NYC Commission on Human Rights hosts First Annual African Community Forum

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell The NYC Commission on Human Rights, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, hosted the First Annual African Community Forum and Resource Fair on May 11, at the Metropolitan College of New York … Read More

NYC: Contractor at JFK charged for discriminating against Muslim employees

Today, the NYC Commission on Human Rights charges Pax Assist Inc., a wheelchair assistance service at JFK International Airport, with violating the NYC Human Rights Law for discriminating against Muslim employees by repeatedly denying their requests for break time to … Read More