President Jacob Zuma meets South African community in Harlem

  By Isseu Diouf Campbell Senator Bill Perkins and the Imbizo Host Committee welcomed South African president Jacob Zuma to Harlem during a reception held in his honor on September 25, 2014, at the State Office Building. Related Images:

Senator Bill Perkins to host 2nd Annual Nelson Mandela Day Celebration

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Senator Bill Perkins in partnership with Imbizo Host Committee and several local elected officials will host the 2nd Annual Nelson Mandela Day Celebration, today, July 18, 2014, at 5:30 pm at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. … Read More

South Africans in New York pray for Nelson Mandela

By Isseu Diouf Campbell  The South African community in New York mourned Nelson Mandela with songs and dance during a prayer service hosted by the Imbizo Host Committee and Senator Bill Perkins Office on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at the … Read More

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita meets with Malian community in Harlem

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Harlem – September 28, 2013 By Isseu Diouf Campbell  Newly elected president of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was in Harlem on September 28, 2013 to meet with the Malian diaspora. A few days after swearing-in … Read More

Senator Perkins celebrates Eid with Harlem Community

L-R: Senator Bill Perkins, Aisha Al-Adawiya, Murtada NDiaye, and Imam Tafsir Ly with participants By Isseu Diouf Campbell Translated in French by Aisha Dabo Senator Bill Perkins hosted a Six Annual Eid Celebration on August 10, 2013 at the Adam … Read More

Robert De Niro attends Mandela Day Reception in New York

L-R: Robert De Niro sitting next to  Andrew Mlangeni By Isseu Diouf Campbell and Utibe MBagwu Translated in French by Aisha Dabo July 18, 2013 chronicled the 95th birthday of political activist and former South African president, Nelson Mandela. On … Read More

West Harlem Group Assistance Inc, celebrates 41st Anniversary

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R-L: Donald C. Notice, WHGA Executive Director with Maxine Griffith, recipient of the Community Service Award By Isseu Diouf Campbell West Harlem Group Assistance Inc, honored Radio One founder Cathy Hugues; Maxine Griffith, executive VP for Government and Community Affairs … Read More

Photo of the Moment: President Macky Sall

Senegalese President Macky Sall with Senator Bill Perkins, his chief of staff Cordell Cleare and H.E. Cheikh Niang during the UN General Assembly 2012 By Isseu Diouf Campbell Related Images:

Senator Perkins hosts 5th annual Eid Celebration

L-R: Senator Perkins with Muslim leaders By Isseu Diouf Campbell New York State Senator Bill Perkins partnered with Harlem’s Muslim leaders to host 5th annual Eid Celebration on August 20, 2012 at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Plaza. … Read More

Borough President Stringer hosts Iftar Dinner in Harlem

L-R: Commissioner Omar Mohammadi, Aisha Al-Adawiya, Senator Bill Perkins, Scott Stringer, Imam Talib Abdur Rashid, Mr. Ramadan By Isseu Diouf Campbell Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer hosted the annual Iftar dinner for the Muslim community on July 31, 2012 at … Read More

Harlem Week celebrates 38 years

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L-R:  Inez Dickens with Dr. Roscoe Brown and honoree Jackie Rowe Adams  By Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Bloomberg kicked off the 38th annual Harlem Week with a reception at Gracie Mansion on July 19, 2012. Harlem Week, which highlights Harlem’s … Read More

Senator Perkins 2nd Annual Forum on Immigration

L-R : Senator Perkins, Dr. Tejada, Commissioner Fatima Shama, and Betha Lewis By Isseu Diouf Campbell Senator Bill Perkins hosted on March 9, 2012, a forum on Immigration Reform and Empowerment at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building. Fatima … Read More