The City of New York hosts African Heritage Celebration in the Bronx

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell

The City of New York held its African Heritage Celebration and Festival on September 17, 2022, at Lou Gehrig Plaza in The Bronx.

The all-day event featured musical and traditional dance performances, spoken word artists, backpack and grocery giveaways, a parade, face painting, and free health screenings.

The interagency collaborative event also honored several African individuals and organizations, including:
Ifeoma Ike
Jennifer Gray-Brumskine
Christelle N. Onwu
Salim Drammeh
Abdoulaye Cissé
Catherine Cudjoe
Famod Konneh
Mohammed Mardah
Ambroise Ngande
Musu Drammeh
Assetou Kone
Dr. Hadiza Osuji
Abby Wague
Cheikou Oumar Ann
DSI International, Inc
Sheikh Musa Drammeh
Dr. Emmanuel Emeasoba
Momodou Sawaneh
Robert Agyemang
Isaac Katalay Diallo
Isseu Diouf Campbell
Gambian Youth Organization
Dr. Philip Ozuah
African Communities Together
David Coulibaly
Ngozi Okaro
Lawrence Ekechi
Khadim Niang
Ahmed Kargbo
Divine Express
Bobby Digi
Nancy Pascal
Pr. Milton Allimadi
Ajifanta Marenah


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