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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.

New Book Provides an Easy and Delicious 10-Day Detox Program Using Plant-Based Recipes
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New Book Provides an Easy and Delicious 10-Day Detox Program Using Plant-Based Recipes

Balancing our lives can be challenging.  We want more energy, but we are tired of all the latest trendy and fad diets.  Detoxification means ensuring your entire body is functioning at an optimal, balance level.  When our bodies are in balance, we feel energized and refreshed. Award-winning market researcher, health coach and certified yoga instructor […]

Good Winter Reads
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Good Winter Reads

Looking for a few books to cuddle up with this winter. Here are some that will inspire, educate, and let you escape while fighting the winter blues. FICTION Caring & Giving “Praise For The Caregiver” was released after the death of its young author, Samuel Park  who died in his 30s of stomach cancer. His […]

Spice Island Beach Resort Recognized for 7th Year with Six Star Diamond Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
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Spice Island Beach Resort Recognized for 7th Year with Six Star Diamond Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences

Sir Royston Hopkin KCMG, chairman and managing director of Spice Island Beach Resort (www.SpiceIslandBeachResort.com), received two prestigious honours at his recent 75th birthday celebration – the 2020 Six Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) for the 7th consecutive year and a Six Star Diamond Award from the organization for Oliver’s, a […]

"Emanuel" Documentary Premieres on STARZ on MLK Day
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“Emanuel” Documentary Premieres on STARZ on MLK Day

The documentary Emanuel from executive producers Stephen Curry and Viola Davis, co-producer Mariska Hargitay and director Brian Ivie (The Drop Box) is a poignant story of justice and faith, love and hate, while examining the healing power of forgiveness. The doc will premiere exclusively on STARZ and the STARZ app on Monday, January 20 – Martin Luther […]

New York Trend NYC: January 9-15, 2020
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New York Trend NYC: January 9-15, 2020

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Breaking the Cycle of Burnout:  Simple Steps to Identify and Overcome Workplace Burnout
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Breaking the Cycle of Burnout: Simple Steps to Identify and Overcome Workplace Burnout

By: Misty Frost, CEO at Carrus It’s January and many of us are back to work after a break. We may feel refreshed or hopeful and some of us are excited for the fantastic, productive year we envision ahead.  Unfortunately, despite our best positive thinking and energy around our future plans, the majority of us will likely […]

Learn to Live In and LOVE the Here & Now with Buddha Board
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Learn to Live In and LOVE the Here & Now with Buddha Board

When was the last time you sat down and actually relaxed? No pinging phones, mental checklists, or work deadlines allowed. Show yourself some love this Valentine’s Day with Buddha Board–the fun and easy mindfulness tool that can help put you more in tune with yourself.  This blank slate offers you a chance to paint away […]

New Year. New Pup? Five Tips for Training the Puppy You Were Gifted
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New Year. New Pup? Five Tips for Training the Puppy You Were Gifted

Contributed by: Grandma Lucy’s (www.grandmalucys.com) You may be one of many lucky Americans to be gifted a cute, cuddly pet this Christmas, but did your new pup come with a training manual? While getting a new dog may sound like the best gift idea ever, the responsibility of pet parenthood is not quite so simple. […]

The Worst Airports of 2019
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The Worst Airports of 2019

Now that 2019 has come to a close and we’re full speed ahead into 2020, lots of people are making travel plans for the upcoming year. We all know that traveling can be frustrating, especially when you’re dealing with delays, overbookings, and cancellations. AirHelp – the world’s leading passenger rights company – took a look […]

New Cook Celebrates Valentine’s Day with A New Take on Classic and Contemporary Comfort Food Recipes
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New Cook Celebrates Valentine’s Day with A New Take on Classic and Contemporary Comfort Food Recipes

What do you get when you combine family roots from the heart of Dixie with a girl born and raised in California?  You get some seriously delicious comfort food just like your grandmother used to make.  With Lori Rogers known as Chef Lorious, you also get new and innovative twists on classic recipes we all […]

New York Trend NYC: January 2 - 8, 2020
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New York Trend NYC: January 2 – 8, 2020

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Afropop Takes on Immigration and Blackness with "Amina"
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Afropop Takes on Immigration and Blackness with “Amina”

What does it mean to be black, female, and foreign in a world that doesn’t value these attributes? Television audiences will have the chance to ponder this question as season 12 of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange brings viewers the story of Aminathis month. Helmed by Turkish director Kivilcim Akay, Amina tells the story of […]

Harvard Law School’s First Deaf-Blind Graduate Gets Hired as a D&I Consultant
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Harvard Law School’s First Deaf-Blind Graduate Gets Hired as a D&I Consultant

Lenovo, a leader in innovation and developing transformative products, services and solutions, recently released its 2018/2019 Diversity & Inclusion Report. One key highlight is Haben Girma, Harvard Law School’s first deaf-blind graduate joining the team as the first external D&I consultant helping to better integrate the needs of the disability community into its products and […]

K-Ci Hailey is Making a Comeback
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K-Ci Hailey is Making a Comeback

Founder and CEO of P Music Group, Michael Paran, has announced the signing of R&B vocal powerhouse, K-Ci Hailey.  After contributing his signature sound to the 90’s “R&B bad boys” group, Jodeci, then teaming with his brother as K-Ci & JoJo, K-Ci is now stepping out on his own to relaunch his solo career with new […]

Defusing Anxiety & Negativity in 2020: Why Gratitude Is Key
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Defusing Anxiety & Negativity in 2020: Why Gratitude Is Key

We all want to feel happy and productive. But here’s the Catch 22: the things we do to try to feel that way—working long hours, rushing kids from one activity to the other, and meeting all of life’s obligations—can leave us feeling stressed, anxious, and even resentful. (And that’s not counting the complications that spring […]