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Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. set to be featured on WABC’S Here and Now


Picture Left to Right: Phil Andrews, LIAACC'S President, Sandra Bookman, Host Here and Now, and Sharon Davis, LIAACC'S Vice President

Picture Left to Right: Phil Andrews, LIAACC’S President, Sandra Bookman, Host Here and Now, and Sharon Davis, LIAACC’S Vice President

The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. set to appear on WABC’S Here and Now on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 12:00 Noon.

WABC Here and Now  is  a weekly one hour program, airing on Channel 7, that’s dedicated to covering the issues and interests of the African-American community in the New York tri-state area. Continuing in the legacy of Like It Is and the illustrious career of Gil Noble and hosted by an Eyewitness News talent, this program focuses on the latest news stories that are impacting the black community. The show offers a new platform for leaders and experts to voice their opinions, concerns and plans. Here and Now takes an in-depth look at both national and local stories of interest.

The show’s mission is to broadcast stories, at length, that are both important and interesting to the black population.  In addition to recent news stories, affecting the black community, the show includes a variety of ongoing discussions including; the economy, education and the latest health issues. Experts along with other guests, appear on the program to share information and provide their personal stories.

Here & Now showcases new and established businesses and business concepts that benefit African-Americans and others. The show also celebrates the lifestyles of blacks living in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, by offering features on celebrities, performing arts, restaurants and the latest fashion trends.

Visit and type in Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. after November 8, 2015 (date of initial airing of show.)

The Mission of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., is to advance and promote economic development for business, and to advance responsive government and quality education on the behalf of all small businesses, with emphasis on African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community”.  Long Island means the New York State counties on Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings.  A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well-known and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.

For more information regarding membership, corporate sponsorship opportunities, or to be placed on the Email list of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. us today at or call 347-475-7158. You may also log on to for online membership or to contact the chamber.


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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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