Nayaba Arinde

Nayaba Arinde has been the Editor of the New York Amsterdam News since 2005. She is a multiple award winning journalist and activist. As well as being an editor she also reports on social justice, politics, education and institutional racism. As a breast cancer survivor since 2007 and a single mother of 2 living with Multiple Sclerosis she has been a ongoing advocate for women’s health.



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New York City COVID coping

As folk reluctantly settle into this enforced new normal, New Yorkers take in their stride the sight, and the wearing of masks, gloves, bandanas, and scarves.

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New York’s Min. Abdul Hafeez Muhammad transitions due to coronavirus

Student Minister Abdul Hafeez Muhammad has died from coronavirus.

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Covid caution: Are Tuskegee Experiment strategies at play?

The Barrons both tested positive last month and have spent the last few weeks battling the virus. Charles was in the ICU at Brookdale for several days, and his oft-times visiting wife Councilwoman Inez was diagnosed days later.

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Hospital horrors and hope: Kings County Hospital nurse speaks out

The coronavirus horror is real. The home-based solutions are also real.

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Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao: Time is changing for this European agenda, Part 2 of 2

When in 2017, HE Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, asked Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao to become the African Union Ambassador to the U.S., she probably did not know what the former colonial usurpers of the African continent were in for...or perhaps she did.

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‘The colonialists NEVER left the Continent,’ Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, Part 1

Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the diplomat, medical doctor, educator, and much-sough-after public speaker certainly can command a room, as she demonstrated this past Friday, Feb. 21, at Harlem’s National Black Theater.

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Kem and Joe at NJPAC on Thursday, Dec. 12

Have you been a good bunch of elves this year? Then go right ahead and treat yourselves to this week’s Kem and Joe show at NJPAC, where WBLS presents “Home for the Holidays.”

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U.S-based publisher re-arrested in Nigeria in shock courtroom move

It was a shocking sight that less than 20 hours after being released from alleged “unlawful” detention, New Jersey-based Nigerian activist Omoyele Sowore was tackled in an Abuja court room, and re-arrested on original charges of treason.

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GGG Hyacinth Bourne celebrates 103rd birthday with 4 generations of family members

Great-great-great grandbabies laughed happily in the arms of Hyacinth Bourne who celebrated her 103rd birthday on Monday, Nov. 18.

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NYS Supreme Court Judge Crane orders WBAI back on air with local control

At midnight Wednesday, 6th, November, 2019, embattled “progressive” New York radio went back on air with local control, by court order of NYS Supreme Court Judge Melissa Crane.

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