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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.

The Harlem School of the Arts Welcomes the Legendary Artist & Activist Harry Belafonte to its Advisory Council
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The Harlem School of the Arts Welcomes the Legendary Artist & Activist Harry Belafonte to its Advisory Council

The Harlem School of the Arts has announced the addition of esteemed cultural icon and civil rights activist, Harry Belafonte, to its Advisory Council. Mr. Belafonte, who was born in Harlem but grew up on the Island of Jamaica, joins an eclectic list of influential names, with diverse experience, expertise and insight, who provide guidance, […]

$110M Issued to NYC Nonprofits through NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund
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$110M Issued to NYC Nonprofits through NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund

The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund has announced that more than $110 million in emergency support has been distributed to 768 New York City-based social services and arts and cultural nonprofits affected by the coronavirus public health crisis. More than $73 million in grant funding was managed by the New York Community Trust and […]

New York Trend NYC: July 30 - Aug 5, 2020
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New York Trend NYC: July 30 – Aug 5, 2020

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"POWER BOOK II: GHOST” Debuts September 6th at 9 PM ET/PT
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“POWER BOOK II: GHOST” Debuts September 6th at 9 PM ET/PT

Starz, has released the trailer for the new ten-episode STARZ Original series “Power Book II: Ghost.” The series will premiere on Sunday, September 6 at 9:00 PM ET/PT, then move to its regular timeslot at 8:00 PM ET/PT starting on Sunday, September 13 on STARZ in the U.S. and Canada, also airing day and date on the Starzplay international streaming […]

Childhood Lead Exposure Fell 21% in 2019 Compared to 2018
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Childhood Lead Exposure Fell 21% in 2019 Compared to 2018

The Health Department has released its latest Childhood Blood Lead Level Surveillance Quarterly Report covering all four quarters of 2019. In 2019, 352,567 children younger than 18 in New York City were tested for lead exposure. Of the children tested, there were 3,739 children with blood lead levels of 5 mcg/dL or greater—which is 978 fewer children […]

New Limited Series "The Good Lord Bird" to Air on Showtime this Fall
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New Limited Series “The Good Lord Bird” to Air on Showtime this Fall

THE GOOD LORD BIRD, a new limited series starring Ethan Hawke as abolitionist John Brown, premieres on SHOWTIME®Sunday, October 4th at 9/8c.  Based on the National Book Award winning novel  by bestselling author James McBride, the series is produced by Blumhouse Television, the studio behind the Golden Globe® Award winning and Critics’ Choice®, Writers Guild and Screen Actors Guild Award®nominated series The Loudest Voice. THE GOOD LORD BIRD is told from the  […]

What Beauty Treatments Did New Yorkers Miss the Most During Lockdown?
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What Beauty Treatments Did New Yorkers Miss the Most During Lockdown?

Over the past few weeks, New York state made positive steps towards easing lockdown restrictions, allowing people and businesses to safely return to some degree of normality.  Salons and spas had to wait a little longer than other businesses, but their comeback was triumphant and welcomed with much excitement from New Yorkers eager to get their […]

Raising Our Voices For Black Youth Virtual Benefit Concert
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Raising Our Voices For Black Youth Virtual Benefit Concert

Brooklyn-based Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation, which is celebrating its 19th year, has announced it will premiere its first virtual performance event, RAISING OUR VOICES FOR BLACK YOUTH BENEFIT CONCERT, Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 8 PM. It will be broadcast via OBS streaming services on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook. All funds raised from the concert […]

Up to Three Months of Free Nicotine Gum Offered Through New York State Smokers' Quitline
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Up to Three Months of Free Nicotine Gum Offered Through New York State Smokers’ Quitline

The New York State Smokers’ Quitline (Quitline) is offering up to three months of free nicotine gum while supplies last. Smokers and vapers can apply by calling 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487) or visiting nysmokefree.com. The Quitline asks everyone to spread the word to family and friends about this time-limited offer, made possible thanks to a generous donation from Ro, a U.S. telehealth company […]

Hotel Industry Releases Top 5 Requirements To Travel Safely
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Hotel Industry Releases Top 5 Requirements To Travel Safely

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today released the “Safe Stay Guest Checklist” for guests on how to travel safely while also creating a standardized safety experience nationwide. This checklist is part of AHLA’s Safe Stay guidelines, an industry-wide, enhanced set of health and safety protocols designed to provide a safe and clean environment for all […]

3 Tips for Restoring Closeness when Stress and Hard Times Make Couples Drift Apart
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3 Tips for Restoring Closeness when Stress and Hard Times Make Couples Drift Apart

Have these scary times been taking a toll on your most intimate relationship? If so, you’re not alone. Fear and stress can lead to impatience and anger. Then, suddenly you might find yourself arguing with the person you love and feeling like you’re drifting apart. But this is not because you’re spending too much time […]

Capturing Black America - Time Cover Artist Charly Palmer
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Capturing Black America – Time Cover Artist Charly Palmer

The cover of Time Magazine’s July 6th double issue was painted by Atlanta-based African-American fine artist Charly Palmer to capture the essence of racial injustice today –  and from an historical perspective –  as seen through the eyes of a child. It is one of four paintings by Palmer to be featured in Time’s special issue on racism, “America Must Change.” The high-impact acrylic […]

Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money
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Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money

Numerous surveys show that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, have little saved for retirement, and lack fundamental financial knowledge. Part of the problem, experts say, is that financial literacy has not been emphasized in American education; only 21 states require high school students to take a personal finance-related class. If parents want their children to learn the […]

National Black Theatre Receives Its First Obie Award
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National Black Theatre Receives Its First Obie Award

 Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) was awarded the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Production and Continued Advocacy on behalf of Black Artists during the 65th Annual Obie Award ceremony on Tuesday, marking its first Obie win. The ceremony, hosted by entertainer Cole Escola, was presented on YouTube and continued its tradition of […]

Con Edison Prepared for Year's First Heat Wave, Offers Conservation Tips for Customers
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Con Edison Prepared for Year’s First Heat Wave, Offers Conservation Tips for Customers

Con Edison crews are prepared to respond to any service problems that arise as temperatures exceed 90 degrees starting Saturday. The heat, humidity and increased demand for electricity to power air conditioners can cause cables to overheat and lead to outages. The coming days could also bring thunderstorms, which can affect the overhead delivery system […]