Tag: West Africa

Important Ebola Awareness Event Sponsored by Bronx Ghanain Activist Felix Sarpong

In light of the recent attacks on two innocent, young Bronx African boys from Senegal and were called “Ebola”, the following is an important educational awareness event:

In response to the deadly Ebola virus outbreak that directly and indirectly affects the African community here in the Bronx and throughout the city, we the Ghanaian community in collaboration with the Hip Hop Pioneers Ground Breakers of the Bronx, have put together a comprehensive program to educate the immediate communities citywide and eventually take it globally. This collaboration is so great because the hip hop pioneers who were the original messengers are now being rebirth through this collaborative efforts with the new and growing Ghanaian community to bring forward awareness. We are requesting the assistant of local media and national media help us educate the global community. We invite the press to to take coverage of this important event and help disseminate information. You can also inform your media contacts that we have an open schedule for pre and post interviews. If we can get some press before the event it would be great!

First Case Of Ebola In United States History Diagnosed In Texas

The deadly virus known as Ebola has been diagnosed for the first time in US history in the state of Texas. While this may seem faraway from The Bronx, along with the African countries where the epidemic has broken, it is important to remember and be sensitive to the fact that our borough is home to the largest population of Africans in New York City.