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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.

Black Financial Freedom Organization Launches Online Courses To Expand Reach
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Black Financial Freedom Organization Launches Online Courses To Expand Reach

Recently, dfree, a financial freedom organization designed specifically for the African-American community, launched its all-new online financial lifestyle education platform. With a friendly-user experience and a plethora of helpful features, the organization has launched its online dfree Academy with new, fresh content and courses that are now mobile-friendly and can be taken from virtually anywhere. […]

HBO's 'Insecure' To Conclude With Upcoming Fifth Season
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HBO’s ‘Insecure’ To Conclude With Upcoming Fifth Season

The Emmy-winning HBO comedy series “Insecure“ will conclude with its upcoming fifth season, it was announced by Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. The series stars Emmy, Golden Globe and NAACP Image Award nominee Issa Rae who heads the ensemble cast, and the new season will continue to follow our favorite characters as they […]

New York Trend NYC: January 14-20, 2021
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New York Trend NYC: January 14-20, 2021

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Groundbreaking Doc Highlights Unheard Voices Of Black Men In America To Air February
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Groundbreaking Doc Highlights Unheard Voices Of Black Men In America To Air February

In an effort to change the negative perceptions of African-American men in the media, 5J Entertainment in collaboration with a prominent assembly of Black leaders and professionals has announced the pioneering documentary “What About Me.” It will air in syndication February 6 – 28. The men featured in the film include actor Marcus Scribner of […]

Inauguration Day 2021: What's Next? Former  Democratic Campaign Adviser Spencer Critchley Has Some Thoughts
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Inauguration Day 2021: What’s Next? Former Democratic Campaign Adviser Spencer Critchley Has Some Thoughts

Spencer Critchley served as a Democratic campaign adviser for both of Obama’s presidential campaigns, often working alongside President-Elect Joe Biden. So he knows a thing or two about presidential transitions. The author of “Patriots of Two Nations: Why Trump Was Inevitable and What Happens Next,” Critchley has studied the historical context dating back to the […]

Warm Up with a Cozy Cup of Tea! January is National Hot Tea Month
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Warm Up with a Cozy Cup of Tea! January is National Hot Tea Month

Did you know that January is National Hot Tea Month? The perfect time to warm up with a cup of tea. According to Your Best Digs, more than 159 million Americans drink tea each day. In 2018, more than 3.8 billion gallons of tea was consumed in the U.S. Here’s one you might want to […]

Grammy Winner Bassist Christian McBride Embraces 2021 With 'The Movement Revisited' Performance
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Grammy Winner Bassist Christian McBride Embraces 2021 With ‘The Movement Revisited’ Performance

Six-time Grammy award-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride has kicked off 2021 in grand musical style. From his newly formed label imprint, Brother Mister on Mack Avenue Records; saluted as DownBeat Jazz Artist-of-the-Year (2020); and a historical digital musical performance sponsored by the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) on January 18, 4–5:30 […]

Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

“We are now experiencing the coming to the surface of a triple prong sickness that has been lurking within our body politic from its very beginning. That is the sickness of racism, excessive materialism and militarism.” –– Martin Luther King Jr. Born: January 15, 1929, Atlanta, GA Assassinated: April 4, 1968, Memphis, TN

New Doc Examines The Roots Of The American Radical Right -- 'Ku Klux Klan: An American Story'
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New Doc Examines The Roots Of The American Radical Right — ‘Ku Klux Klan: An American Story’

Winston Churchill wrote, “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” MagellanTV is now showcasing a new documentary, “Ku Klux Klan: An American Story,” and providing it free of charge to anyone who wants to watch it on the MagellanTV platform—through the end of January 2021. Why is MagellanTV highlighting such […]

Historically Low Infant Mortality Rate In New York City In 2018, Annual Vital Stats Data Shows
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Historically Low Infant Mortality Rate In New York City In 2018, Annual Vital Stats Data Shows

The Health Department recently released the 2018 Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that life expectancy in New York City increased over the last decade to 81.3 years. Life expectancy also increased across all racial and ethnic groups over the past 10 years. Teen birth rates fell from 2009, with a 55.1 percent decline among […]

How To Prepare Your Kids To Handle Their Inheritance
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How To Prepare Your Kids To Handle Their Inheritance

Wealth is wonderful for families to have, but it can be lost quickly if those handling the money aren’t prudent. It’s estimated that 70 percent of wealthy families will lose their wealth by the second generation, and 90 percent will squander it by the third, according to a study by the Williams Group wealth consultancy. […]

Wise Winter Weather Tips for Your Family Yard
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Wise Winter Weather Tips for Your Family Yard

When Old Man Winter comes, calling, homeowners need to keep everyone in the family – including your pets—safe. Here are some winter weather tips from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and TurfMutt. Bring Pets Inside Dogs and cats should be kept inside during cold weather months. Wipe their paws and bellies after they’ve been […]

Isis King: Trailblazing LGBTQ+ Activist On HBO's 'Equal'
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Isis King: Trailblazing LGBTQ+ Activist On HBO’s ‘Equal’

Fashion model, designer and motivational speaker, Isis King is widely known for being the first trans woman to compete on both the 11 and 17 cycle of “America’s Next Top Model” thus becoming one of the most visible transgender people on television. She, along with Laverne Cox, was one of the first openly trans women […]

NYC Health Department’s Covid-19 Vaccine Hubs Open
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NYC Health Department’s Covid-19 Vaccine Hubs Open

Three new Covid-19 Vaccine Hubs located in the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn opened Dec. 10, the Health Department announced today. Twelve additional Hubs will open next week across the five boroughs, adding to the over 125 sites that are currently up and running for eligible New Yorkers citywide. “In order to get the vaccination traffic […]

Lisa Yaro: Grammy-Nominated, Nigerian-Born Songstress Takes On New Music & 2021 Projects
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Lisa Yaro: Grammy-Nominated, Nigerian-Born Songstress Takes On New Music & 2021 Projects

Grammy-nominated songwriter, singer, producer, actor, and model Lisa Yaro is poised to make 2021 her year with the release of multiple projects, including new music, a feature film, and more original content for her popular YouTube channel. The Nigerian-born entertainer to discuss all of her new projects, her inspirational success story having already worked with […]