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At Bronx Townhall, Ebola Stigma Stories Emerge - African Community Defense Project

At a Bronx townhall meeting about Ebola, Africans shared their experiences of being wrongfully targeted or harassed due to Ebola stigma. Civic leaders, including Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., condemned anti-African discrimination.

NY Hospital Worker Alleges Job Discrimination Over Ebola Fears - African Community Defense Project

NY1 tells the story of Fanta Toure, a certified nursing assistant who states that she was kept out of work at a Queens hospital because she recently traveled to Guinea- even though she wasn't exposed to Ebola and had no symptoms.

ACT at African Day Parade!

African Communities Together members had a great time at the African Day Parade and Festival, marching, dancing, and spreading the word about ACT's services and campaigns to the other participants.

Take a look at the photos from our contingent on Facebook.

If you took photos of ACT at the Parade, please send them to us and we will share them.

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We Call it the "American Dream": African Immigrants & Ferguson

Ask immigrants why we came to America, and you will hear millions of different stories. But our many stories usually boil down to just a few shared reasons.

Safety, freedom, opportunity, and family.

African Immigrants & Ebola Backlash

African Communities Together joins several other organizations that serve African immigrants in New York in a strong statement condemning discrimination against African immigrants due to the Ebola scare.

In Wake of New York Ebola Diagnosis, Coalition Warns Against Intolerance and Attacks on Immigrants

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