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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.

AAFCA to Honor Producer, Director & Screenwriter Rob Hardy with 2017 AAFCA Synergy Award
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AAFCA to Honor Producer, Director & Screenwriter Rob Hardy with 2017 AAFCA Synergy Award

The African American Film Critics Association will celebrate the career of producer/director Rob Hardy during its 6th Annual SYNERGY event on Thursday, July 20th at Bobbcat Films in Atlanta.  A signature event for the organization, AAFCA SYNERGY celebrates inroads made by film and TV professionals in the Southeast, which now leads the industry with more feature film productions than any other market in the world. AAFCA SYNERGY provides an […]

The Black Business Association’s “Salute to Black Music Awards Gala” Honors Two Renown Music Icons
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The Black Business Association’s “Salute to Black Music Awards Gala” Honors Two Renown Music Icons

  (Top Photo L-R) Danny Bakewell, Ethiopia Habtemariam, Clarence Avant, Quincy Jones and Lee Bailey (Bottom Photo) Earl “Skip” Cooper (Center), founder, Black Business Associate with honorees Lee Bailey and Clarence Avant     Hundreds filled the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Ballroom to witness the Black Business Association (BBA), the oldest ethnic business organization in the […]

New York Trend NYC: June 8-14, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: June 8-14, 2017

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Free Event: A Talk With Selena Sage
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Free Event: A Talk With Selena Sage

India.Arie Returns with the Release of New EP "Songsversation: Medicine" June 30th
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India.Arie Returns with the Release of New EP “Songsversation: Medicine” June 30th

Multi-Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter India.Arie has excitedly announced the release of her upcoming EP SongVersation: Medicine that will be available on all digital platforms June 30. An extension of her 2013 release SongVersation, which received rave reviews from Rolling Stone, Billboard and Vibe among others, this seven song EP is India’s offering during these tumultuous times. The first single featured on the EP “I Am Light” appeared on […]

Harlem-Based Order of Black Nuns to Sell Harlem Location
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Harlem-Based Order of Black Nuns to Sell Harlem Location

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of three orders of mostly Black nuns in the United States, has put its Harlem location on the market as they restructure. The order, which celebrated its centennial last year, came to national prominence in 2016 on ABC’s “The View” with Whoopi […]

Winners Announced in the  2017 Restaurant Spotlight Awards for New York
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Winners Announced in the 2017 Restaurant Spotlight Awards for New York

  The 2017 Restaurant Spotlight Awards have been announced. The Restaurant Spotlight Awards showcase and recognize those in the restaurant industry that serve the highest quality food, place their patrons first, and use innovative approaches to continually deliver the best customer service. The awards were open to any restaurant in New York State, including bars, food […]

JAY-Z Announces New Album, ‘4:44’
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JAY-Z Announces New Album, ‘4:44’

On the heels of announcing a first-of-its-kind partnership and offer, global music and entertainment platform TIDAL and Sprint are excited to share JAY-Z’s new album, 4:44 – the first in a series of exclusives offered to the 45 million postpaid and prepaid Sprint customers and existing TIDAL members. Who: JAY-Z What: New Album – 4:44 When: […]

The U.S. Army Continues its Partnership with 100 Black Men of America
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The U.S. Army Continues its Partnership with 100 Black Men of America

Recognizing the vital importance of mentorship in the development of our nation’s next generation of leaders, the U.S. Army continues its partnership with 100 Black Men of America. The partnership includes the Army’s participation at the 31st annual 100 Black Men of America National Conference being held recently in New Orleans. Photos by:    Ron […]

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus Detected in NYC for 1st Time this Season
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Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus Detected in NYC for 1st Time this Season

For the first time this mosquito season, the Health Department has detected mosquitoes with West Nile virus in New York City. The infected Culex pipiens mosquitoes were collected in Rossville, Staten Island. No human cases have been reported to date. Mosquito season in New York City typically spans from April through September. The Health Department […]

Van Jones Announces Nationwide "We Rise Tour"
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Van Jones Announces Nationwide “We Rise Tour”

Van Jones & Roc Nation are proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership and nationwide event tour: WE RISE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy. WE RISE will bring an array of artists, athletes, thought leaders and local leaders to cities across the country this summer. Van Jones, a renowned activist, CNN commentator and two-time New York Times […]

David Guetta & Justin Bieber Release "2U"
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David Guetta & Justin Bieber Release “2U”

No stranger to top collaborations, David Guetta has teamed up with international icon and Def Jam Recordings superstar Justin Bieber for his latest single ‘2U’ – out now via all digital service providers (https://Guetta.co/2U). Global superstars David Guetta and Justin Bieber have an innate ability to turn any track into a chart-topping smash and that can certainly be seen on ‘2U’. Working his magic once more, the internationally renowned producer stays true to his signature fusion […]

Harlem Arts Stroll
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Harlem Arts Stroll

Harlem Arts Stroll is an innovative collaboration of galleries, art spaces and businesses in West Harlem from 110th Street to 160th Street from Lenox to Amsterdam Avenue showcasing art from June to October 2017 featuring curated work of artists, designers and makers on the Third Saturdays of each these months: It involves Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center, Harlem […]

2 Chainz, Lebron James, Draymond Green Star In ESPN's "THE SHOP" [VIDEO]
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2 Chainz, Lebron James, Draymond Green Star In ESPN’s “THE SHOP” [VIDEO]

Naturi Naughton Radiant in THEIA
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Naturi Naughton Radiant in THEIA

Mom-to-be Naturi Naughton looked radiant in a kelly green silk chiffon caftan with beaded neckline and waist from THEIA at the premier of “Power” last week.