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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.

National Black Theatre Heads "Black to the Future"
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National Black Theatre Heads “Black to the Future”

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre’s 49th season cedes the floor to modern-day griots with gripping, one-person tales capturing the trauma and triumph of a people. In a nod to the African tradition of the storyteller and historian who inspires and uplifts, the season is anchored by two one-person shows, The Peculiar Patriot, by […]

Tank Releases New Video For Rising Hit Song "When We"  [VIDEO]
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Tank Releases New Video For Rising Hit Song “When We” [VIDEO]

R&B Money/Atlantic Records and multi-Grammy nominated R&B artist Tank has released the new video for his single “When We.  Premiering via VIBE.com, this sexy new video definitely pushes the envelope and gives fans a peek into what his new album SAVAGE has to offer. Recently Tank announced that he is embarking on a 14-city “SAVAGE […]

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York on Charlottesville and Kenneth Frazier
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One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York on Charlottesville and Kenneth Frazier

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York (OHBM), the founding chapter of the nationwide organization, 100 Black Men of America, strongly condemns the horrific violence that took place in Charlottesville, Va. and denounces all overt and covert forms of white supremacy that lead to ongoing displays of bigotry and racism in this country. OHBM […]

New Single from Cape Verde's ELL Cosme [Video]
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New Single from Cape Verde’s ELL Cosme [Video]

New Music from  ELL Cosme is now in the top 5 in Cape Verde

Ledisi Challenges the Fellas to "ADD TO ME" with New Single
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Ledisi Challenges the Fellas to “ADD TO ME” with New Single

  Gearing up for her ninth release Let Love Rule, multi-Grammy nominated vocalist Ledisi drops her second single “ADD TO ME.” Premiering via Essence.com (CLICK HERE), Ledisi challenges the fellas to step up their game. “I was thinking about relationships,” Ledisi states. “To men, women should act like, ‘We’re independent and self-sufficient. We’re going to make it […]

NYC Health Dept Confirms First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2017 Season
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NYC Health Dept Confirms First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2017 Season

The NYC Health Department has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus of the 2017 season. The patient is less than 50 years of age with underlying medical conditions and is in serious condition at a Manhattan hospital. Human cases of West Nile virus occur each year in New York City, and most […]

Harlem Stage Announces Fall 2017 Season
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Harlem Stage Announces Fall 2017 Season

Harlem Stage is back with another amazing season featuring a range of Music, Film, Spoken Word, Dance and the return of their successful Dinner/Discussion series, WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art. Harlem Stage will launch the Fall 2017 season with their first ever Open House. Highlights Include: OPEN HOUSE: Tour the Gatehouse and […]

20th Anniversary of the Torture of Abner Louima
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20th Anniversary of the Torture of Abner Louima

August 9, 2017, 20th anniversary of the torture of Abner Louima at the 70th NYPD Precinct in Brooklyn, New York. SANFORD RUBENSTEIN ATTORNEY FOR ABNER LOUIMA STATES: “August 9th is the 20th Anniversary of the police torture of Abner Louima at the NYPD 70th precinct in Brooklyn, New York. On July 23, 2017, I met with […]

New York Trend NYC: July 20, 2017 - August 2, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: July 20, 2017 – August 2, 2017

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Con Edison to Make Solar Energy Available to Low-Income Customers
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Con Edison to Make Solar Energy Available to Low-Income Customers

Con Edison will begin providing renewable energy to low-income customers in 2018 following today’s approval of a plan to place solar panels on company roofs and grounds. Con Edison expects to begin installing the first panels on properties in Brooklyn, Queens and Westchester County. In this initial phase, Con Edison expects to install enough panels […]

MODRN SANCTUARY Opens MODRN SALT In Manhattan
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MODRN SANCTUARY Opens MODRN SALT In Manhattan

Modrn Salt, the new luxury Himalayan salt room featuring halotherapy, will open within Modrn Sanctuary on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Owner and founder Alexandra Janelli, a clinical hypnotherapist and life coach, brought in nearly 11,000 pounds of Himalayan salt to her acclaimed wellness center at 12 West 27th Street in Manhattan to create a special […]

NYC Health Dept Launches "The Sour Side of Sweet" Media Campaign on the Health Hazards of Sugary Drinks
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NYC Health Dept Launches “The Sour Side of Sweet” Media Campaign on the Health Hazards of Sugary Drinks

   The Health Department has announced a new media campaign and educational materials on the health dangers of consuming sugary- sweetened beverages. The drinks include soda, sweetened iced tea, sports drinks, energy drinks, fruit punch and other fruit-flavored drinks. The new campaign, “The Sour Side of Sweet,” illustrates the health impact of sugary drinks while […]

ASPIRE Acquires Two Notable Series
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ASPIRE Acquires Two Notable Series

Aspire (@TVaspire), the network that reflects, shares and celebrates the experiences of black culture and urban lifestyle, announced two major acquisitions today. The network has acquired The Hughleys and In Living Color in an agreement with Fox Studios. The Hughleys will premiere Saturday, August 5, with a marathon from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET […]

Gentrification Not Great for All: African-American Businesses Continue to Decline
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Gentrification Not Great for All: African-American Businesses Continue to Decline

Many minority-owned businesses in Harlem struggle to keep their doors open as gentrification sweeps through the area. In response, the Harlem Commonwealth Council (HCC), http://www.harlemcommonwealth.org, is launching Growth Path – a small business advisory service providing minority and women-owned businesses with expert business guidance in marketing and sales, financial management, and human resources.Kelvin Collins, HCC […]

Odds for Receiving a Kidney Transplant Now Equal for African-American Candidates
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Odds for Receiving a Kidney Transplant Now Equal for African-American Candidates

Improvements in national kidney transplant policy have evened the rates at which African-American transplant candidates receive kidneys from deceased donors, according to data from United Network for Organ Sharing(UNOS). UNOS serves as the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) under federal contract. National kidney allocation policy has been refined a number of times over the […]