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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.

ACS Making Strides Kickoff Breakfast
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ACS Making Strides Kickoff Breakfast

Members of the Long Island Chapter of The Links, Incorporated participated in the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” Kickoff Breakfast at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Featured above with Special Guest Speaker, Stacey Sager, are Program Chair, Link Jan Figueria; Health and Human Services Facet Chair, Link […]

Long Island's Finest to Compete in Tug-of-War to Benefit Hope for the Warriors
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Long Island’s Finest to Compete in Tug-of-War to Benefit Hope for the Warriors

WBAB will host the 12th Annual Long Island Police Tug-Of-War Championship, Friday, August 23rd at Jones Beach, Field 4. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., this is the only event on Long Island that brings together law enforcement officials from Nassau and Suffolk counties with the goal of raising funds and awareness for veterans, service members and military families through Hope […]

Three Steps to Act with Purpose in the Midst of Struggle
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Three Steps to Act with Purpose in the Midst of Struggle

By Dr. Scott Symington We all struggle. It doesn’t matter who you are, how much money you have, or how good you look to the outside world. Life is hard—even painful sometimes. As a clinical psychologist in private practice, much of my work is helping people address internal struggles: anxiety, chronic worrying, depressed moods, and […]

6 Ways to Save On The Cost of Moving
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6 Ways to Save On The Cost of Moving

Everyone wants to save money wherever they can, especially during the expensive process of moving.  Here are some top tips from Ross Sapir, Founder and President of Roadway Moving, one of NYC’s top rated moving companies, on how to save on the cost of moving. Move during offseason: Save money by scheduling your move between September […]

Con Edison & Food Banks Brighten Homes with Bulb Giveaway Program
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Con Edison & Food Banks Brighten Homes with Bulb Giveaway Program

Con Edison has provided food banks in New York City and Westchester County with 250,000 high-efficiency lightbulbs for distribution to residential customers. The Food Bank For New York City received 37,500 four-packs of bulbs and Feeding Westchester – the food bank that serves Westchester – received 25,000 four-packs. The food banks will work with affiliated […]

If You Want Nice Hair, Eat Like You Care
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If You Want Nice Hair, Eat Like You Care

Poor nutrition literally impacts people from head to toe because diet can significantly affect your hair — and that includes losing it. Healthy, attractive hair is often due to a combination of factors, including genetics, physical health, hair care, and eating habits. But if someone is experiencing hair breakage, hair loss, or lost luster, their poor diet […]

Author & Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison Passes Away at 88
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Author & Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison Passes Away at 88

Toni Morrison, the prolific author and Nobel laureate in literature died on Monday in the Bronx at the age of 88. Her death, at Montefiore Medical Center, was announced by her publisher, Alfred A. Knopf. A spokeswoman said the cause was complications of pneumonia. Ms. Morrison lived in Grand View-on-Hudson, N.Y. The first African-American woman […]

Step Aside, Avengers! New Superhero Takes On Ecological Threat
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Step Aside, Avengers! New Superhero Takes On Ecological Threat

When Leslie I. Landis embarked on a trip to China, she had no idea that her travels would serve as the genesis for the world’s newest superhero. But as she observed China’s diverse environment, inspiration struck, and Landis’ concerns about climate change, along with her vivid imagination, combined to give birth to Chendell – a […]

New York Trend NYC: July 25-31, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: July 25-31, 2019

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“Making The Band” Finalist Tyler Dumont Makes Sultry Return With “Don’t Mean It” Hit Single
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“Making The Band” Finalist Tyler Dumont Makes Sultry Return With “Don’t Mean It” Hit Single

You may remember MTV’s “Making The Band” finalist Tyler Dumont who left the reality TV show, before millions of viewers, to care for her sick mother dying of cancer. Now, the “it girl” is finally back, with a strong comeback, and sultry new hit single, “Don’t Mean It” produced by SwanQo and Josh X, (whose […]

The Kennedy Center Honors Earth, Wind & Fire
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The Kennedy Center Honors Earth, Wind & Fire

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the selection of five Honorees who will receive the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements. Recipients to be honored at the 42nd annual national celebration of the arts are: R&B collective Earth, Wind & Fire, actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt, children’s television program Sesame Street, and conductor […]

Bill Duke Reprises His Legendary 'Menace II Society' Role In Clever New Short Film
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Bill Duke Reprises His Legendary ‘Menace II Society’ Role In Clever New Short Film

Bill Duke, G Perico, and Soren Baker have released the short film The Bookstore Menace, a clever reworking of Duke’s iconic role in the landmark 1993 film Menace II Society. The film world premiered on the Facebook page of leading hip-hop website Ambrosia For Heads last night. A legendary actor, director, producer, and owner of […]

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)  TV Honors Winners Announced
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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) TV Honors Winners Announced

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” earned four wins from the African American Film Critics Association, who today, announced the winners of its upcoming AAFCA TV Honors. The highly popular Netflix limited series about the infamous Central Park rape case that resulted in the arrest and false imprisonment of five black youths, received the group’s […]

African American author who secured 7-figure, six-book deal across two major publishers debuts this September
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African American author who secured 7-figure, six-book deal across two major publishers debuts this September

On the heels of the success of Black Panther and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, there has been an uptick of mainstream interest in black/African stories and creators. One such rising star, Rena Barron, snagged two three-book deals with two prestigious publishers that totaled in the seven-figure range. “Rena Barron has kicked off an adventure that […]

The Apollo Theater Presents Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem's Culture – Past.  Present. Future.
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The Apollo Theater Presents Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past. Present. Future.

On Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m., the Apollo Theater in partnership with Spectrum News NY1, WLBS, and New York Amsterdam News will present Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past. Present. Future. The panel will gather thought leaders from some of Harlem’s most influential arts organizations to celebrate milestone anniversaries in the Harlem arts community and discuss the roles these cultural organizations […]