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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 York Trend NYC: August 24-30, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: August 24-30, 2017

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"Making Waves" Swim Program After Successful Third Year
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“Making Waves” Swim Program After Successful Third Year

After a successful third year, the Health Department today announced the expansion of its summer swimming program for 6-18 year old kids and youth from low-income neighborhoods around the city. The program, now called Making Waves, provides free water safety and swim instruction to young people participating in Department of Youth and Community Development managed […]

Westbury Food Truck Festival - October 7 - NYCB Theatre at Westbury
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Westbury Food Truck Festival – October 7 – NYCB Theatre at Westbury

Live Nation in partnership with WBAB & WBLI are pleased to present the first ever Westbury Food Truck Festival at NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, October 7 at 3pm. Admission is just $5.00 plus applicable service charges. Tickets can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000, or by visiting the Westbury box office. […]

New York Trend NYC: August 17-23, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: August 17-23, 2017

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National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance
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National Black Programming Consortium Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance

As racial tension reaches fever pitch nationally in the wake of the violent protests in Charlottesville, some hope emerges. The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the Black experience, has been awarded $750,000 by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Journalism and Media program. […]

New Yorkers Should be Vaccinated before Traveling to Europe
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New Yorkers Should be Vaccinated before Traveling to Europe

The NYC Health Department is reminding travelers to be vaccinated before taking a trip to Europe. New Yorkers should speak with their medical provider prior to international travel to ensure that they are up-to-date with all vaccinations – including routine vaccinations like the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) combination vaccine. Several European nations are experiencing […]

Luke James releases new single “Drip”!
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Luke James releases new single “Drip”!

Luke James is a new soul with an old soul. The two-time Grammy nominated musician and actor infuses everything he creates with a rare passion and honesty, owing a lot to the music he grew up with in addition to today’s radio hits. Growing up in New Orleans, Luke was exposed by his single mother to a wide array of influences; everyone from Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin to […]

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival: September 15-17
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The Meadows Music and Arts Festival: September 15-17

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival September 15-17 Citi Field This year, the second annual, three-day festival at Citi Field will feature over 40 musical acts including Jay-Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gorillaz, Future, Weezer, Foster the People, and more. There will be over 50 food, art, and cultural offerings in addition to a range […]

Pastor and Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Smokie Norful to Release First Book
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Pastor and Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Smokie Norful to Release First Book

When the pressure of life seems to boil over—and it does for everyone—Pastor and Grammy-winning musician Smokie Norful has one piece of advice: take the lid off. This concept was inspired by watching his grandmother make her signature dish of sweet rice. When the heat got too high, the pot began hissing and boiling over, […]

National Black Theatre Heads "Black to the Future"
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National Black Theatre Heads “Black to the Future”

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre’s 49th season cedes the floor to modern-day griots with gripping, one-person tales capturing the trauma and triumph of a people. In a nod to the African tradition of the storyteller and historian who inspires and uplifts, the season is anchored by two one-person shows, The Peculiar Patriot, by […]

New York Trend NYC: August 10-16, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: August 10-16, 2017

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Tank Releases New Video For Rising Hit Song "When We"  [VIDEO]
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Tank Releases New Video For Rising Hit Song “When We” [VIDEO]

R&B Money/Atlantic Records and multi-Grammy nominated R&B artist Tank has released the new video for his single “When We.  Premiering via VIBE.com, this sexy new video definitely pushes the envelope and gives fans a peek into what his new album SAVAGE has to offer. Recently Tank announced that he is embarking on a 14-city “SAVAGE […]

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York on Charlottesville and Kenneth Frazier
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One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York on Charlottesville and Kenneth Frazier

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York (OHBM), the founding chapter of the nationwide organization, 100 Black Men of America, strongly condemns the horrific violence that took place in Charlottesville, Va. and denounces all overt and covert forms of white supremacy that lead to ongoing displays of bigotry and racism in this country. OHBM […]

New Single from Cape Verde's ELL Cosme [Video]
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New Single from Cape Verde’s ELL Cosme [Video]

New Music from  ELL Cosme is now in the top 5 in Cape Verde

Ledisi Challenges the Fellas to "ADD TO ME" with New Single
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Ledisi Challenges the Fellas to “ADD TO ME” with New Single

  Gearing up for her ninth release Let Love Rule, multi-Grammy nominated vocalist Ledisi drops her second single “ADD TO ME.” Premiering via Essence.com (CLICK HERE), Ledisi challenges the fellas to step up their game. “I was thinking about relationships,” Ledisi states. “To men, women should act like, ‘We’re independent and self-sufficient. We’re going to make it […]