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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.

Radio And TV Icon Donnie Simpson Stops By The 'All The Rage With Shelley Wade' Podcast And YouTube Show
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Radio And TV Icon Donnie Simpson Stops By The ‘All The Rage With Shelley Wade’ Podcast And YouTube Show

Broadcasting legend Donnie Simpson, host of the new syndicated Reach media radio program, “The Donnie Simpson Weekend Show,” recently sat down with award-winning radio and television personality Shelley Wade for a wide-ranging conversation that recently debuted. The lively chat on Wade’s “All The Rage With Shelley Wade” podcast and YouTube Channel delves into Simpson’s career, […]

Kirk Douglas Gibson SG Signature Model Marks Second Guitar Collab Between Guitarist Of Hip-Hop Group The Roots And Gibson Guitars
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Kirk Douglas Gibson SG Signature Model Marks Second Guitar Collab Between Guitarist Of Hip-Hop Group The Roots And Gibson Guitars

After more than century, Gibson artists, players and fans continue to experience Gibson rejuvenated. Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres for 127 years. Gibson recently announced the new Kirk Douglas SG signature guitar. The new signature guitar marks the second instrument collaboration with the American-made guitar brand and Captain Kirk Douglas, guitarist for […]

Comcast Teams Up With The African American Film Critics Association To Launch Black Experience Channel On Xfinity
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Comcast Teams Up With The African American Film Critics Association To Launch Black Experience Channel On Xfinity

Comcast NBCUniversal, in partnership with African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), has announced the launch of Black Experience Channel on Xfinity, a first-of-its kind destination of Black entertainment, movies, TV shows, news, and more. Curated by industry leaders, Black Experience will feature high-quality content from many of Xfinity’s existing network partners, at no additional cost, […]

Iconic Actress Cicely Tyson Dies, Accolades Flood In
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Iconic Actress Cicely Tyson Dies, Accolades Flood In

Cicely Tyson was born December 19, 1924, and had a career spanning more than seven decades — her roles, most of them award-winning are too abundant to list. She acted on film, television, and stage. In November 2016, President Barack Obama awarded Tyson the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is the highest civilian honor in […]

New York Trend NYC: January 21-27, 2021
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New York Trend NYC: January 21-27, 2021

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Detroit Baby Boomer Beauty Queen Tells Her Story Of Success Despite Adversity In Book 'Justice On The Jersey Shore'
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Detroit Baby Boomer Beauty Queen Tells Her Story Of Success Despite Adversity In Book ‘Justice On The Jersey Shore’

Author. Visionary. Dream Caster. World Changer. Dr. Geneva Williams is the full package. With an infectious laugh and spot-on discernment, Dr. Geneva uses her decades of experience to help people achieve their dreams. Through her signature talks on leadership development, inspiring podcast, and workshops, Dr. Geneva knows how to lift your spirit while providing step-by-step […]

Two Harvard-Trained Psychiatrists Author Practical Guide To Help People Understand and Deal With  Mental Health Issues
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Two Harvard-Trained Psychiatrists Author Practical Guide To Help People Understand and Deal With Mental Health Issues

We are living in stressful times. From social unrest to an ongoing global pandemic, anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues are on the rise.   Two Harvard trained psychiatrists have authored a practical guide to help people better understand how to deal with the growing mental health crisis in America.   In their book, […]

Celebrity Chef Tanya Holland Debuts Season Two Of "Tanya's Table" Podcast
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Celebrity Chef Tanya Holland Debuts Season Two Of “Tanya’s Table” Podcast

Celebrity chef/restaurateur/cookbook author Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland, Calif. recently announced with producing partner MuddHouse Media the official launch of season two of her critically-acclaimed new podcast, “Tanya’s Table.” Season two follows Holland’s debut as a TV host on the Oprah Winfrey Network with her new show “Tanya’s Kitchen Table.” The second […]

HBO’s 'Black Art: In The Absence Of Light' Debuts February 9
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HBO’s ‘Black Art: In The Absence Of Light’ Debuts February 9

Firmly rooted in the history of the Black American experience, “Black Art: In The Absence Of Light” debuting February 9 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT), is directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Sam Pollard (HBO’s “Atlanta Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children”). A vital and illuminating introduction to the work of some of the foremost African American […]

The New York African Film Festival Returns
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The New York African Film Festival Returns

The 28th edition of the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) is set to return with a virtual program. Presented by Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF), this year’s NYAFF will showcase 10 features and 21 short films from Africa, Europe, North America, and South America. The event will be […]

Black Financial Freedom Organization Launches Online Courses To Expand Reach
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Black Financial Freedom Organization Launches Online Courses To Expand Reach

Recently, dfree, a financial freedom organization designed specifically for the African-American community, launched its all-new online financial lifestyle education platform. With a friendly-user experience and a plethora of helpful features, the organization has launched its online dfree Academy with new, fresh content and courses that are now mobile-friendly and can be taken from virtually anywhere. […]

HBO's 'Insecure' To Conclude With Upcoming Fifth Season
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HBO’s ‘Insecure’ To Conclude With Upcoming Fifth Season

The Emmy-winning HBO comedy series “Insecure“ will conclude with its upcoming fifth season, it was announced by Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. The series stars Emmy, Golden Globe and NAACP Image Award nominee Issa Rae who heads the ensemble cast, and the new season will continue to follow our favorite characters as they […]

New York Trend NYC: January 14-20, 2021
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New York Trend NYC: January 14-20, 2021

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Groundbreaking Doc Highlights Unheard Voices Of Black Men In America To Air February
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Groundbreaking Doc Highlights Unheard Voices Of Black Men In America To Air February

In an effort to change the negative perceptions of African-American men in the media, 5J Entertainment in collaboration with a prominent assembly of Black leaders and professionals has announced the pioneering documentary “What About Me.” It will air in syndication February 6 – 28. The men featured in the film include actor Marcus Scribner of […]

Inauguration Day 2021: What's Next? Former  Democratic Campaign Adviser Spencer Critchley Has Some Thoughts
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Inauguration Day 2021: What’s Next? Former Democratic Campaign Adviser Spencer Critchley Has Some Thoughts

Spencer Critchley served as a Democratic campaign adviser for both of Obama’s presidential campaigns, often working alongside President-Elect Joe Biden. So he knows a thing or two about presidential transitions. The author of “Patriots of Two Nations: Why Trump Was Inevitable and What Happens Next,” Critchley has studied the historical context dating back to the […]