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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.

This Hot 90's Toy is Back & Updated for Summer 2020
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This Hot 90’s Toy is Back & Updated for Summer 2020

Back in the 90’s we never imagined how toys like virtual would foreshadow our future in a digital age. Flash forward to the year 2020 and GigaPets, the bestselling brand of virtual pets from the 90’s, is making a comeback in a big way!  GigaPets has announced three new releases for this summer: GigaPetsAR, GigaPets […]

Get Your Outdoor Living Room Ready for Summer Fun
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Get Your Outdoor Living Room Ready for Summer Fun

Assess your yard. Sketch out the yard’s existing features. Mark down natural and manmade features, such as trees and shrubs, as well as seating and play equipment. Consider the activity zones and outdoor activities your family enjoys like sports, gardening, dining or relaxation or which areas have a multi-purpose. Spruce up existing landscaping. Do basic clean […]

Juneteenth: Know Your History
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Juneteenth: Know Your History

“Today, Juneteenth is recognized as the day the last enslaved people learned of the Emancipation proclamation. It is important to recognize, however, that our criminal legal system has been used since to continue forced labor. Here is a slice of that history shared by a friend that you should know and understand: “In 1866, one […]

Black Public Media Convenes Creatives on #BlackLivesMatter and COVID-19
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Black Public Media Convenes Creatives on #BlackLivesMatter and COVID-19

As it continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Black Public Media (BPM) is convening Black creatives, public television executives, media networks, talent agents, distributors and funders for the second biannual National Black Media Story Summit (BMSS). The topic: how to distribute the Black stories so crucial to navigating these extraordinary times when #blackstoriesmatter more than […]

Triple Grammy Nominee K-Ci Hailey Releases New Tribute Song "Tears In Heaven" In Honor of Mentor Andre Harrell
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Triple Grammy Nominee K-Ci Hailey Releases New Tribute Song “Tears In Heaven” In Honor of Mentor Andre Harrell

Michael Paran, Founder and CEO of P Music Group, today announced the release of a new tribute song and video from triple Grammy nominee, K-Ci Hailey, “Tears In Heaven.” K-Ci’s version of the song, originally written and performed by Eric Clapton, is dedicated to his longtime friend and mentor, Andre Harrell, Founder of Uptown Records. The “Tears […]

New York Trend NYC: June 11 - 17, 2020
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New York Trend NYC: June 11 – 17, 2020

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Wellness Warriors Weekend Webinar
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Wellness Warriors Weekend Webinar

Dr. LaJoyce Brookshire, Host of SiriusXM UrbanView Sunday program “ASK THE GOOD DOCTOR” will present the “WELLNESS WARRIORS WEEKEND WEBINAR” June 25-27, 2020 featuring 12 FREE Sessions with Good Doctors, Experts, and Public Health Pioneers sponsored by ValAsta, Magnetude Jewelry, Hair Tonic & Foot Exodus and Renewing Your Mind Ink. Dr. Brookshire states, “Although our annual Wellness Warriors […]

Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth
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Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth

Goal-based savings and financial literacy app Goalsetter, has teamed up with Robert F. Smith, chairman of Vista Equity Partners, Black TikTok Influencers, and Sean Ali-Waddell, Jr., activist and cousin of Muhammad Ali, in a Juneteenth movement to sign one million Black youth up for Goalsetter savings accounts.  The #SavingOurSelves initiative, designed to help break the cycle of generational poverty […]

The Murder of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta Police Emphasizes Need for Change
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The Murder of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta Police Emphasizes Need for Change

Atlanta Lawyer: “What is it going to take? How many more examples are we going to take?” Chapman: “Community Control of Police is the only thing that can change anything!” Frank Chapman, Executive Director of the newly formed National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, today called for immediate passage of legislation establishing democratic community […]

Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of First Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund
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Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of First Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund

The dance service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the 69 recipients of the first iteration of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, and the second round of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, made possible by the generous support of The New York Community Trust. “We are proud to have facilitated support […]

=SPACE Launches Free Digital Programming In Response To COVID-19
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=SPACE Launches Free Digital Programming In Response To COVID-19

=SPACE, the co-working space centering multicultural business owners, has launched digital programming available nationwide and streaming weekly on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. The intersectional programming which mirrors that of the physical location in Newark, spans from meditation and wellness sessions for members to cope with anxiety and stress, to other interactive offerings and skill-building workshops […]

New York Trend NYC: June 4 - 10, 2020
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New York Trend NYC: June 4 – 10, 2020

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Protesters March through Long Island's North Shore
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Protesters March through Long Island’s North Shore

Demonstrators peacefully gathered to walk the streets of Glen Cove on Long Island’s North Shore to protest police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police.

Immigration-focused Documentary Makes its World Premiere at the Human Rights Watch Festival in NY  June 11-20, 2020
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Immigration-focused Documentary Makes its World Premiere at the Human Rights Watch Festival in NY June 11-20, 2020

The documentary FROM HERE, directed by Christina Antonakos-Wallace, is a hopeful story of four artists and activists based in Berlin and New York whose lives and futures hang in the balance of immigration and integration debates. The documentary will have its world premiere at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in NY (HRWFF) June 11-20, 2020. A live […]

Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How To Lead Like Your Life Depends On It
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Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How To Lead Like Your Life Depends On It

Leaders in the boardroom aren’t often compared to addicts struggling to survive, but they do have a few important factors in common. Instead of chasing drugs, leaders often chase professional, financial and social success–often to the detriment of themselves and the people around them–while wearing masks to hide their true selves. In Great Leaders Live Like Drug […]