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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.

Naturi Naughton Hosts “BET HER FIGHTS: BREAST CANCER”
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Naturi Naughton Hosts “BET HER FIGHTS: BREAST CANCER”

BET Networks is excited to announce BET Her’s inaugural concert special “BET HER FIGHTS: BREAST CANCER”, which will be hosted by actress Naturi Naughton. More than 30,000 black women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and BET Her is continuing its mission to put black women’s health front and center. In honor of October as […]

HBCU Majorette Teams Get the Chance to Face Off and See Who Really Runs the Yard
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HBCU Majorette Teams Get the Chance to Face Off and See Who Really Runs the Yard

From stand battles to the tailgate stadium scene, The Radiant Collection, from Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) leading feminine protection brands Tampax® and Always®, is on a fashion-forward mission to keep collegiate women feeling confident in their period protection. Four in five African American women (ages 18-35) avoid wearing certain types of clothes during their periods […]

The Limón Dance Company Waltzes into City College Center for the Arts
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The Limón Dance Company Waltzes into City College Center for the Arts

The enduring legacy of pioneering dancer-choreographer José Limón will be feted at Aaron Davis Hall as the Limón Dance Company brings two of his most acclaimed works to Harlem audiences for the first time during a 7:00 p.m. program on Tuesday, October 24. The program, presented by City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) and […]

Kids Rock Fall Fest at Rockefeller Plaza Saturday, October 21st
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Kids Rock Fall Fest at Rockefeller Plaza Saturday, October 21st

  Kids of all ages can enjoy a day of free autumnal festivities at Kids Rock Fall Fest at Rockefeller Plaza, located between 49th-50th Streets and 5th-6th Avenues, Manhattan, on Saturday, October 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome to enjoy a variety of seasonal activities including a pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, […]

Honoring 67 New Yorkers Who Reversed an Opioid Overdose Using Naloxone
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Honoring 67 New Yorkers Who Reversed an Opioid Overdose Using Naloxone

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett hosted the first ever Lifesaver Awards Ceremony to honor 67 New Yorkers who used naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose. Collectively, the nominees saved at least 255 lives, with one individual personally reversing more than 40 overdoses. The ceremony also recognized   approximately 140 Opioid […]

Somi Brings 'Petite Afrique' to Aaron Davis Hall
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Somi Brings ‘Petite Afrique’ to Aaron Davis Hall

Internationally acclaimed vocalist and songwriter Somi will bring the captivating sounds of her latest release “Petite Afrique” (“Little Africa”) to audiences at Aaron Davis Hall during a special 7:30 p.m. concert on Friday, October 20. The evening, entitled “Petite Afrique: A National Performance & Dialogue Series,” is presented by City College Center for the Arts […]

International Sorority Honors USA Swimming: Partnership Decreases Drowning Deaths Amongst African Americans
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International Sorority Honors USA Swimming: Partnership Decreases Drowning Deaths Amongst African Americans

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. has awarded its Community Service Partnership Award to USA Swimming, the governing body for competitive swimming in the United States, for its partnership with the sorority to drive down drowning deaths among African Americans. The award was presented on Friday, September 22, 2017 during a reception at the Renaissance Downtown […]

Eminem Destroys Trump in BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher [Video]
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Eminem Destroys Trump in BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher [Video]

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Florida Memorial University to Provide Hurricane Relief Efforts
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Florida Memorial University to Provide Hurricane Relief Efforts

Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have been devastated with the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  To help those students who have attended an accredited educational institution on the islands, Florida Memorial University will offer an exclusive and fully accredited mini-semester program to continue with their college track, and enhance their […]

High Profile Black Brooklynites are Ambassadors for Brooklyn Community Services
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High Profile Black Brooklynites are Ambassadors for Brooklyn Community Services

The Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) ONE Brooklyn Community  public service poster campaign, seen on 36 Brooklyn subway stations, feature several high profile Black Brooklynites like AFROPUNK co-founder and partner Jocelyn Cooper, renowned educator Principal Nadia Lopez, MTV and Comedy Central comedian Franchesca Ramsey and Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi speaking out about Brooklynites who […]

Black Business Development Final Frontier To Freedom – New Platform Leads Way To Economic Empowerment
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Black Business Development Final Frontier To Freedom – New Platform Leads Way To Economic Empowerment

By Phil Andrews President Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) Civil Rights and political gains for African Americans has seen tremendous growth over several decades across America, but the final frontier to freedom for African Americans is economic empowerment.  I recently came across an article written by John Hope Bryant entitled “If […]

New York Trend NYC: September 28 - October 4, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: September 28 – October 4, 2017

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Federal Court Holds That Garden City, New York Zoning Decision Had Unjustified Disparate Impact on African Americans and Latinos
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Federal Court Holds That Garden City, New York Zoning Decision Had Unjustified Disparate Impact on African Americans and Latinos

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has recognized that a 2004 zoning decision by the Village of Garden City had an unjustified disparate impact on African Americans and Latinos in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act. The court’s decision in the case, MHANY Management Inc. v. Village of Garden […]

Vivian Green Releases Music Video for "I Don't Know" Directed by Derek Blanks
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Vivian Green Releases Music Video for “I Don’t Know” Directed by Derek Blanks

Longevity relies on progression. A lasting catalog evolves with its creator, growing, changing, and expanding in tandem to the artist. Once again, platinum-selling and critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, actress, and activist Vivian Green continues to progress six albums into her illustrious career on the aptly titled, VGVI [Make Noise/Caroline]—pronounced “vee–gee–six.” Driven by the show-stopping voice […]

Health Department Releases First Comprehensive Report on the Health of Latinos in NYC
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Health Department Releases First Comprehensive Report on the Health of Latinos in NYC

The Health Department has released “Health of Latinos in New York City,” a comprehensive report of 51 indicators describing the health of the largest Latino heritage groups in New York City: Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Mexicans, and Central and South Americans. Latinos from 20 different countries make up 29 percent of the city’s population – its […]