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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.

FSCNY Scholarship Award Winners 2017
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FSCNY Scholarship Award Winners 2017

Seven students from New York City and Suffolk County received more than $35,000 in scholarship money and prizes, as part of the 2017 Young Leaders Scholarship Award offered by Financial Service Centers of New York (FSCNY) and sponsored by MoneyGram International. The awards were presented at FSCNY’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon, Tuesday May 16th, at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott, during FSCNY’s 25th Annual Conference & […]

2015 Summary of Vital Statistics Data Showing Progress in Overall Life Expectancy & Mortality Rates in the Past Decade
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2015 Summary of Vital Statistics Data Showing Progress in Overall Life Expectancy & Mortality Rates in the Past Decade

The Health Department has released the 2015 Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that life expectancy in New York City was 81.2 years, a one-year, six-month increase since 2006. Premature death (before age 65) rates improved, decreasing by 19 percent since 2006. Death rates due to all three of the leading causes of death in the […]

"La Diva - La Lupe!" Tribute Concert at Aaron Davis Hall
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“La Diva – La Lupe!” Tribute Concert at Aaron Davis Hall

Celebrated Cuban-born singer La Lupe, whose infectious sound helped lay the foundation for Latin music in America, will be honored during a tribute at Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. The performer helped introduce a new kind of Latina singer to global audiences through her voice, her style and her magnetic […]

De Blasio Administration Announces New Calorie Labeling Rules
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De Blasio Administration Announces New Calorie Labeling Rules

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that all New York City chain food retailers offering prepared foods, or “restaurant-type foods,” will be required to post calorie counts on menu boards. In addition, chain restaurants and retailers will be required to have full nutritional information – not just calories – for standard menu items available on site, […]

Sean "Diddy" Combs & Naomi Campbell Host Screening of New Bad Boy Movie
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Sean “Diddy” Combs & Naomi Campbell Host Screening of New Bad Boy Movie

  Sean “Diddy” Combs and Naomi Campbell brought his new documentary from Live Nation Productions,Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story, to London for a special screening at the Curzon in Mayfair. Fresh from the success of the world premiere at the 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, Sean “Diddy” Combsand Naomi Campbell were joined […]

Charlene J. Thompson, Esq. Chairs LIAACC 1st Historic Regional Chamber Leadership Conference on LI
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Charlene J. Thompson, Esq. Chairs LIAACC 1st Historic Regional Chamber Leadership Conference on LI

    LIAACC’s MWBE Chair Charlene J. Thompson, Esq.  Chaired Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s 1st Regional Leadership Conference geared to strengthen Chamber Leadership and increase the capacity of Chamber of Commerce on Long island.  The conference was held at the Hofstra University Club on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Ron Busby, Sr. served as the […]

The Stars Shine at the Brotherhood/Sister Sol Gala
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The Stars Shine at the Brotherhood/Sister Sol Gala

  A Manhattan gala honoring award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright and acclaimed artist Carrie Mae Weems raised nearly $1 million for The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a nationally recognized, Harlem-based nonprofit and youth development organization, a record. The 13th annual Bro/Sis VOICES benefit at Gotham Hall on Thursday was attended by actors Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Rachel […]

New York Trend NYC: April 28 - May 12, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: April 28 – May 12, 2017

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Loretta Lynch to be Honored with The Women In Public Life Award at New-York Historical Society's Strawberry Festival on June 20th
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Loretta Lynch to be Honored with The Women In Public Life Award at New-York Historical Society’s Strawberry Festival on June 20th

Loretta Lynch, who served as the 83rd Attorney General of the United States of America, will be honored at New-York Historical’s 2017 Strawberry Festival benefit luncheon, an annual event that dates back to 1856. Ms. Lynch will receive the Women in Public Life Award for her outstanding public service. The luncheon will take place on […]

Senator Brooks Announces 2017 Woman of Distinction
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Senator Brooks Announces 2017 Woman of Distinction

Last night, State Senator John E. Brooks honored Baldwin resident, Charlene Jackson Thompson, as his 2017 New York State Senate “Woman of Distinction.” Thompson represented Brooks’ 8th Senate District at the Annual “Women of Distinction” awards ceremony in Albany.  She was recognized along with more than 60 other honorees from across New York State. Brooks […]

Free Film Screenings at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education
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Free Film Screenings at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education in partnership with the New York City Council and Council Member Rafael Salamanca is proud to present Cities of Sanctuary Film Series with screenings and discussions of six critically acclaimed movies that celebrate the immigrant spirit in New York City and beyond. With support from the New York […]

93% of Restaurants Earn An "A" Letter Grade as Violations Plummet
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93% of Restaurants Earn An “A” Letter Grade as Violations Plummet

The NYC Health Department has announced that restaurant letter grading has improved food safety in New York City as more restaurants than ever before are earning an “A” grade at the beginning of their inspection cycle. Greater compliance with food safety standards has coincided with a marked decrease in reported salmonella infections, which often result from […]

Big Sean Performs "Jump Out the Window " at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards
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Big Sean Performs “Jump Out the Window ” at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Click here to watch Big Sean’s debut performance of “Jump Out the Window ” at the 2017 MTV Movie andTV Awards

Sean Paul Releases New Single "Body" Featuring Migos
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Sean Paul Releases New Single “Body” Featuring Migos

Dancehall legend, Grammy Award winner and much loved hit maker extraordinaire Sean Paul who recently spent 9 weeks at no.1 in the UK charts and currently Top 5 at Top 40 US Radio on Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye”, drops his brand new single “Body” today! The single features superstar Atlanta trioMigos whose single “Bad And Boujee” […]

2018 Soul Train Cruise Superstar Lineup Announced
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2018 Soul Train Cruise Superstar Lineup Announced

Back by popular demand, The Soul Train Cruise will bring along several of the biggest fan favorites who have performed on “The Hippest Trip at Sea” over the past five years when it sails in January 2018.  Charlie Wilson, Eddie Levert of The O’Jays  Jeffrey Osborne, The Whispers, The Spinners, Gerald Alston of The Manhattans, […]