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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: May 24-30, 2018
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New York Trend NYC: May 24-30, 2018

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"Roseanne" Dropped by ABC After Racist Remarks on Twitter
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“Roseanne” Dropped by ABC After Racist Remarks on Twitter

Roseanne Barr, the star and co-creator of the show “Roseanne”, posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, an African-American woman who was a senior adviser to Barack Obama throughout his presidency and considered one of his most influential aides. Ms. Barr wrote if the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.”   […]

CBC's Caribbean American Heritage Month & 6th Anniversary Celebration is on June 6th
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CBC’s Caribbean American Heritage Month & 6th Anniversary Celebration is on June 6th

Caribbean Business Connections, CBC,celebrates Caribbean American Heritagemonth and 6 years of working with small business owners to connect them with their prospective customers and to provide them with the necessary expertise to grow their business. On June 6th, CBC will host a cultural extravaganza showcasing Caribbean culture in cuisine, fine arts, folk music and dance. […]

New York Trend NYC: May 17 - 23, 2018
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New York Trend NYC: May 17 – 23, 2018

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My Life As A Stand-Up Comic
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My Life As A Stand-Up Comic

By: Onika McLean   Standing up is more about sitting down and writing. I have been a stand-up comic for a number of years and have found it is more about content than actual delivery.   There is a huge difference between deliverance and delivery. Deliverance will take you far beyond your imagination and delivery […]

Dig for Gold (and Other Family Travel Ideas for Summer)
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Dig for Gold (and Other Family Travel Ideas for Summer)

The heat is on: With summer just around the bend, some 88% of American travelers report they plan to take their families on vacation this year, according to AAA Travel. Here is a “Top 10” list of choices for kid-friendly vacations with plenty of activity suggestions to minimize planning (a perk for parents!) and keep […]

Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories to debut at The National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY. May 24-26
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Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories to debut at The National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY. May 24-26

Infecting Change Productions (ICP) has announced the debut of Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories at the National Black Theatre from May 24-26. This three-night event is presented by Mississippi native J.P. (Jana) Haynes, an author, playwright, spoken word artist and the writer, director and producer of Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories.   According […]

Scarface Returns to Theaters for Special 35th Anniversary Celebration
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Scarface Returns to Theaters for Special 35th Anniversary Celebration

Universal Pictures, Screenvision Media, a national leader in cinema advertising, and Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced today the return of Scarface to movie theatres nationwide, in celebration of its 35th anniversary. Additionally, film fans outside of New York will have the chance to participate in a Tribeca Film Festival retrospective event on the […]

The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’s Inspirational Story Chronicled In New Children’s Book!
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The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’s Inspirational Story Chronicled In New Children’s Book!

First-time author Joa Macnalie has just released The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick, through Melanin Origins, LLC.  The book, which is written in a third-person narrative, will educate both parents and children on the life and legacy of this modern-day inspirational maverick.  The Hero In The Helmet is available at Barnes & Noble nationwide as well in a […]

NYC Health Department Launches New "NYC Well" Awareness Campaign
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NYC Health Department Launches New “NYC Well” Awareness Campaign

The NYC Health Department has launched a new campaign to encourage New Yorkers to contact NYC Well for mental health support. NYC Well counselors and peer support specialists provide crisis counseling and information and referral to ongoing services, regardless of immigration status or insurance coverage. As of April 30, NYC Well handled more than 340,000 […]

Rooftop Films Announces Short Films and Programs for the 22nd Annual Summer Series
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Rooftop Films Announces Short Films and Programs for the 22nd Annual Summer Series

On Saturday, May 19th, Rooftop Films will kick off the 2018 Summer Series in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery with This Is What We Mean By Short Films, a selection of dynamic shorts from around the world, including Rooftop Filmmakers Fund grantee The Burden. Rooftop Films will present a dozen more carefully curated programs throughout the summer, […]

Concerts Honoring Miriam Makeba and Nina Simone featuring Somi & Special Guest Laura Mvula
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Concerts Honoring Miriam Makeba and Nina Simone featuring Somi & Special Guest Laura Mvula

      Vocalist-composer Somi, described as “the new high priestess of soul” by the Huffington Post, and special guest British superstar Laura Mvula, will honor two of the most uncompromising vocalists of the 20th century in Miriam Makeba & Nina Simone: Singing Protest & Memory with Somi, May 18–19, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s […]

New York Trend NYC: May 3 - 9 , 2018
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New York Trend NYC: May 3 – 9 , 2018

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HBO & The Atlantic Launch Short film Starring Jeffrey Wright
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HBO & The Atlantic Launch Short film Starring Jeffrey Wright

HBO and The Atlantic have partnered to create Question Your Answers, a series of short films that challenge audiences to, in a time of increasing cultural and political polarization—when every side seems convinced it has the answer—confront their own beliefs and assumptions. The series begins today with a film starring Westworld actor Jeffrey Wright wrestling […]

Dearly Beloved Prince's Island Mansion Going To Auction!
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Dearly Beloved Prince’s Island Mansion Going To Auction!

  Similar to other celebrities Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres, Meg Ryan and Diane Keaton, the late rocker Prince was a bit of a real estate collector buying and selling homes from California to Europe. But by the end of his second marriage in 2006, Prince centered his real estate purchases around his home state, Minnesota. […]