Model turned shoe designer Armando Cabral was born in Guinea-Bissau, lived in Portugal and England, and now calls NYC home.
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) will relocate to the historic site of a former firehouse in East Harlem thanks to the help of city agencies, reports Manhattan Times.
The spread of Ebola in Liberia is disrupting trade and keeping customers away.
Mali singer-songwriter Salif Keita performed in NYC, part of a multi-city tour to raise funds and awareness of albinism, reports Afrikanspot.
Imani House’s director talks about the disease, the clinic, and plans to collect much-needed protective gear.
With music, dance and activities, the new center opened its doors to the community.
Brooklyn’s Imani House is trying to raise $75,000 to help its Liberian clinic upgrade an isolation clinic to help treat Ebola victims, the Amsterdam News reports.
Shakira Marshall leads her students in blending dance moves from Africa and the Caribbean.
One thousand Guinean immigrants came out in the Bronx to honor fellow compatriot Aboubacar Bah who lost his life while on the job, reports Hunts Point Express.
Successful entrepreneurs offered advice at the Mission of the African Union to the U.N. in NYC.
The plight of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls remains at the forefront for Nigerians and New Yorkers who came together at a panel on the “State of Girls in Nigeria,” reports Amsterdam News.
New funding may help pinpoint the location of the remains in the Bronx’s Drake Park, building on the efforts of local students, reports The Hunts Point Express.
Moctar Yara thought he’d raise cows in America, but sells African textiles in Harlem instead.
Students from Francophone countries at Prospect Heights High School have been keeping up with the French language and are set to perform at a benefit for the French Heritage Language program on May 31, France-Amérique reports.
In this video, students in the community perform to welcome DanceAfrica 2014 to Brooklyn.