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New York’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce, LIAACC, Adds New Leadership
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New York’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce, LIAACC, Adds New Leadership

New York’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC adds new leadership to its Board of Directors.   Emerging leaders are vital in all sectors of society, and LIAACC is grateful that its organization is committed to leadership development and chamber development; and in its ability to attract leaders who are both willing and capable of […]

New Data Shows Striking Disparities in Early Deaths from Heart Disease & Stroke
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New Data Shows Striking Disparities in Early Deaths from Heart Disease & Stroke

 The NYC Health Department has  published an Epi Data Brief titled “Premature Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths among Adults in New York City,” which highlights disparities in heart disease and stroke – two diseases that account for 24 percent of all premature deaths (death before age 65) among adults in New York City. Early death […]

POWER RISING SUMMIT 2018: Save the Date
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POWER RISING SUMMIT 2018: Save the Date

On February 22-25, 2018, Black women of all backgrounds, experience, and expression will gather for Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women (www.powerrising.org) an historic summit that will build an actionable agenda that leverages our individual and collective power and influence for the advancement of ourselves, our families, our communities and our future. The […]

New York Trend NYC: November 9-15, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: November 9-15, 2017

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Cedric the Entertainer: Using Laughter to Build Character
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Cedric the Entertainer: Using Laughter to Build Character

Dove Channel, a rapidly-growing and popular family-friendly streaming service, premiered the second season of its signature original series Frankly Faraci this month, beginning with Harry Connick Jr. Hosted by Hollywood producer and personality Matthew Faraci, and Produced by Cinedigm Productions, Frankly Faraci: Season Two features a surprising lineup of celebrities who—for the first time—candidly discuss their faith, family, and what really drives […]

Yandy Smith Is Now The Celebrity Face of David Ford’s High End Luxury Eyewear   
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Yandy Smith Is Now The Celebrity Face of David Ford’s High End Luxury Eyewear   

Celebrating the success of their ground-breaking (extremely unique) lifestyle eyewear, the David Ford Collection is honored to present “Brand Ambassador” Yandy Smith (producer, entrepreneur, actress, and reality television star).  Smith teamed up with David Ford for the 2018 Spring/Summer campaign. “Our frames are: innovative, upscale, and manufactured with exceptional quality products.  They are frames created to be worn with the intent to make a statement […]

WGN America to Air a Brand New Home Improvement Show
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WGN America to Air a Brand New Home Improvement Show

WGN America will air a Home Restoration Show like no other; starting Sunday, November 19, 2017 audiences will welcome into their Homes “Flip This Hood”; a show directed by Arthur Muhammad, an award-winning screenwriter, filmmaker, and producer of the 2015 release, “Carter High” (which stars Charles Dutton, Vivica Fox, Pooch Hall, David Banner), has a […]

Follow these Do's & Don'ts When Buying AFRICANANCESTRY.COM Test Kits
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Follow these Do’s & Don’ts When Buying AFRICANANCESTRY.COM Test Kits

Are you like many people that have tried an online ancestry test only to get results that don’t tell you where you’re from in Africa? This Holiday, African Ancestry (AfricanAncestry.com), the black-owned pioneers of genetics ancestry tracing for people of African descent, is educating consumers on what to look for when purchasing an ancestry test […]

Annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic will Take Place at the World-Famous Apollo Theater
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Annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic will Take Place at the World-Famous Apollo Theater

National Double Dutch League welcomes double dutch teams of all ages from all around the globe to celebrate the 26th year of the David A. Walker Memorial annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic at the famous Apollo Theater (253 W. 125 Street, New York, NY) on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. We […]

Pop Up Shop: "Artist Market On Linden"
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Pop Up Shop: “Artist Market On Linden”

Annual Pop Up Shop Artist Market Set To Be Held On Multiple Dates From Nov. 25, 2017 Through December 23, 2017. The Artist Market On Linden will be held at Innovations In Creative Arts 198-20 Linden Blvd., St. Albans, NY  11412  QueensCenterArts.com 917 387-8311 FREE ADMISSION: Promoting “Shop Small and Shop Local”.  “Shop Small and Shop Local […]

Youngsters Learning Wonders of Science with Con Edison's 'STEM' Grants
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Youngsters Learning Wonders of Science with Con Edison’s ‘STEM’ Grants

Con Edison has kicked off the third year for two programs to stimulate interest among thousands of middle school children in science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM subjects. The programs have been so successful they have been expanded. The first program, Con Edison STEM Days Out, provides $25,000 grants to cultural institutions in […]

NYC Health Dept. Launches "Asthma Doesn't Have to Stop Your Kids From Being Kids" Campaign
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NYC Health Dept. Launches “Asthma Doesn’t Have to Stop Your Kids From Being Kids” Campaign

  The Health Department has launched a new multimedia campaign educating parents about the benefits of managing their children’s asthma every day. The campaign, “Asthma Doesn’t Have to Stop Your Kids from Being Kids,” reminds parents to work with their health care provider to create a daily asthma management plan that includes taking medication if […]