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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.

Memphis Majic: A Must See Documentary
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Memphis Majic: A Must See Documentary

MEMPHIS MAJIC, by Emmy-nominated Director Eddie Bailey, takes a look at the City of Memphis through the lens of a 30-year old Memphis-born street dance called Jookin! Featuring street dance superstar, Lil Buck, MEMPHIS MAJIC seamlessly connects urban dance, Hip-Hop, politics, and history that reveals how one of America’s most important cities was built. Memphis Majic is a universal story that bridges the […]

National Black Theatre Celebrates its 50th Anniversary
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National Black Theatre Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

In celebration of its 50th anniversary as it’s poised for a major capital redevelopment project of its current site, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) is taking it to the streets with a robust season of programming and partnerships that transcends the walls of its building. As a cultural anchor in Harlem for the last […]

The Chocolate Expo Takes Flight at Long Island's Cradle of Aviation Museum
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The Chocolate Expo Takes Flight at Long Island’s Cradle of Aviation Museum

The Chocolate Expo, America’s largest and most unique chocolate festival, will be returning to Long Island’s spectacular Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY, on Sunday, March 3, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.  At The Chocolate Expo, attendees will get to taste, purchase, celebrate and otherwise indulge in delicious gourmet chocolates, baked […]

Gazillion Bubble Show Enters Its 13th Year in NYC
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Gazillion Bubble Show Enters Its 13th Year in NYC

This February, the unPOPable GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW, begins its incrediBUBBLE 13th year in New York City. New York’s MUST SEE bubble extravaganza, GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW has had 4,659 performances in the Big Apple and has been seen by over 779,000 people at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). In 2007, performer Fan Yang brought his unique brand of bubble artistry to New York […]

“Power Rising” 2019 Summit for Black Women To Reconvene in New Orleans Feb. 22-24
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“Power Rising” 2019 Summit for Black Women To Reconvene in New Orleans Feb. 22-24

Building on the historic success of the 2018 Power Rising Summit, Black women will reconvene in New Orleans, Louisiana from February 22nd – 24th, 2019. Last year’s summit brought together Black women across ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, socio- economic status, and gender experience. This year’s summit comes on the heels of a […]

Harry Belafonte Tribute Concert Back By Popular Demand at Aaron Davis Hall
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Harry Belafonte Tribute Concert Back By Popular Demand at Aaron Davis Hall

Audiences will have another chance to celebrate the life of the trailblazing entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte with artists who knew him well, as the uplifting and dynamic concert “Turn the World Around: The Music and Legacy of Harry Belafonte” returns to Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. Presented by City College of […]

Generations of R&B Superstars Announced For Upcoming Soul Train Cruise 2020
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Generations of R&B Superstars Announced For Upcoming Soul Train Cruise 2020

R &B superstars who have appeared on Soul Train throughout every era of its storied history will come together on the 2020 Soul Train Cruise, paying homage to each generation that grew up with the iconic show.  Featuring The Jacksons, The Isley Brothers, Johnny Gill, Cameo, Peabo Bryson, War, Atlantic Starr, Karyn White, Regina Bell, Harold […]

A Celebration of the 46th Anniversary of Hip Hop
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A Celebration of the 46th Anniversary of Hip Hop

This has got to be the most impressive lineup of Hip-Hop legends and music icons ever to be assembled. On Friday, March 15, 2019, 10 pm at famed New York venue SOBs (204 Varick St., NYC) a celebration of the 46th Anniversary of Hip Hop will take place with an all-star lineup — from Full […]

Catch Bobby Brown on BET's "American Soul" Series
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Catch Bobby Brown on BET’s “American Soul” Series

Bobby Brown follows his hit BET biopic “The Bobby Brown Story”, with a comedic guest star turn as soul singer Rufus Thomas.  Sporting a notable paunch and wild outfit, Rufus Thomas brings a spectacle to Soul Train when he performs his signature song “Do the Funky Chicken.”  As a Grammy® Award-winning music artist, Bobby Brown’s career has […]

Surprise Guests Help Alicia Keys Open the 2019 Grammys
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Surprise Guests Help Alicia Keys Open the 2019 Grammys

Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Obama and Jada Pinkett Smith open the 61st GRAMMY Awards.

LIAACC Black History Month Art Exhibition - February 15, 2019
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LIAACC Black History Month Art Exhibition – February 15, 2019

Baldwin-Based Business Swirl Bliss Serving Up A Variety of Yogurt Flavors Year-Round
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Baldwin-Based Business Swirl Bliss Serving Up A Variety of Yogurt Flavors Year-Round

Swirl Bliss was founded in the Month of November in the calendar year of 2013. Swirl Bliss is a independently owned and operated frozen yogurt shop, located in Baldwin, NY. Their assortment of yogurt flavors gives their customers the best of both worlds – a healthy treat that also satisfies their taste buds. Swirl Bliss […]

NYC Health Department Launches Child Blood Lead Testing Campaign
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NYC Health Department Launches Child Blood Lead Testing Campaign

The NYC Health Department has launched a public awareness campaign to encourage parents to get their children’s blood tested for lead. When exposed to lead, children can develop learning and behavior problems. While 80 percent of NYC children are tested at least once before their third birthday, only 50 percent of children are tested at both ages […]

'AfroPoP' Goes on the Campaign Trail with CNN's Bakari Sellers
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‘AfroPoP’ Goes on the Campaign Trail with CNN’s Bakari Sellers

This February, AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, the award-winning public television documentary series focused on the global black experience, turns its lens toward the American political landscape with While I Breathe, I Hope.Director Emily Harrold’s documentary follows the 2014 political campaign of Bakari Sellers, a young, black Democrat trying to change the political landscape of red state South […]