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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.

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Hosts Ninth Annual  ‘Bridge to Employment’ Online Job Fair Through January 2021
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Legislator Kevan Abrahams Hosts Ninth Annual ‘Bridge to Employment’ Online Job Fair Through January 2021

Nassau County and the region is continuing to grapple with a sharp increase in unemployment and economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help residents navigate this daunting economic landscape, Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) has built a more direct bridge between job seekers and employers than ever before to assist […]

Wyandanch Public Library & Domino's Pizza Held "Black Panther" Community Read-In in Suffolk County
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Wyandanch Public Library & Domino’s Pizza Held “Black Panther” Community Read-In in Suffolk County

Costumes were optional but face masks were mandatory at the recently held “Storytelling Adventure of Black Panther Tales”, presented by the Wyandanch Public Library (WPL) in Suffolk County, New York.   Approximately 30 socially distanced kindergarten to preteen age attendees and their parents were read to by the Black Panther character, WPL staff members and others at the WPL community event.  […]

Health Department Releases Lead Report for the First & Second Quarters of 2020
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Health Department Releases Lead Report for the First & Second Quarters of 2020

The NYC Health Department has released its latest Childhood Blood Lead Level Surveillance Quarterly Report (PDF) covering the first and second quarters of 2020, from January to June. The number of children with elevated blood lead levels in the first and second quarters of the year went from 2,007 in 2019 to 1,346 in 2020.  “Recent months have […]

Now is the Time to Look After Your Immune System
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Now is the Time to Look After Your Immune System

Now is the time to support your immune system for a healthier, happier you with America’s #1 gummy vitamin brand, Triple Immune POWER. Sold here, these delicious vitafusion Triple Immune POWER gummies combine our RenewX™ Prebiotic that nourishes the digestive tract where over 70% of the immune system lives and immune powerhouses vitamin C & D*  It also includes 50mg […]

Killer Mike's New Public Art Piece & Documentary
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Killer Mike’s New Public Art Piece & Documentary

KillerMike, iconic musician and salient voice for social activism, is being celebrated with an all-new mural created and painted by artist Fabian Williams aka Occasional Superstar.  Currently up in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, just around the corner from Mike’s barbershop and the birth place of Martin Luther King Jr., the mural depicts Killer Mike’s ‘Never Stop’ commitment […]

Quadriplegic filmmaker-advocate brings 'Our Humanity' in battle against COVID-19 in BIPOC communities
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Quadriplegic filmmaker-advocate brings ‘Our Humanity’ in battle against COVID-19 in BIPOC communities

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, filmmaker-author-educator Crystal R. Emery is taking the lead with her Connecticut-based nonprofit, URU The Right to Be, Inc. (URU), in bringing accurate information to communities of color with Our Humanity. An innovative new public health media movement, Our Humanity sees URU working in partnership with nearly 30 organizations across the […]

New York Trend NYC: October 29 - November 4, 2020
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New York Trend NYC: October 29 – November 4, 2020

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Native American Heritage Month Highlighted on WORLD Channel
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Native American Heritage Month Highlighted on WORLD Channel

WORLD Channel in partnership with Vision Maker Media will commemorate Native American Heritage History Month and Veterans Day in November with the broadcast and streaming of more than 40 films that showcase the history and culture of Native Americans. These films are part of a month-long initiative that will also include several key events. “In this time […]

Organic Hydration Beverage Encourages Hydration During Flu Season as It Rolls Out to 7-Eleven Stores
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Organic Hydration Beverage Encourages Hydration During Flu Season as It Rolls Out to 7-Eleven Stores

As ROAR Organics®️  www.roarorganic.com rolls nationally into 7-Eleven, the brand is launching a new social media campaign that calls attention to the importance of hydration in staying healthy during this challenging season. In addition to reminding consumers to hydrate regularly and organically, the ROAR®️ consumer outreach campaign provides tips to stay safe, from “get a flu shot” to “wear […]

Add a Bit of Spice to Your Holiday Meals this Season with  Sonoran-Style Recipes
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Add a Bit of Spice to Your Holiday Meals this Season with Sonoran-Style Recipes

This holiday season take a trip to the culinary region of the American Southwest with a delicious new cookbook dedicated to foods inspired by the cultural and culinary diversity of the area. Cookbook author, blogger and award-winning food photographer, Jackie Alpers has created a delicious love letter to the influential food of the Southwest in TASTE […]

"Ask The Good Doctor" Premiers on Jam Network TV
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“Ask The Good Doctor” Premiers on Jam Network TV

The popular health and wellness series “Ask The Good Doctor,” hosted by nationally recognized Naturopath Dr. LaJoyce Brookshire, has been added to the JAM Network TV programming lineup, announced JAM Network TV Founder/CEO James Scott.  “Ask The Good Doctor” addresses health and wellness issues while offering concrete solutions to attain, maintain and reclaim perfect health. The innovative […]

‘The Nation’ Launches ‘System Check,’ A New Podcast With Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren
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‘The Nation’ Launches ‘System Check,’ A New Podcast With Melissa Harris-Perry and Dorian Warren

The Nation, America’s leading source of progressive politics and culture, has announced the launch of System Check, a new 10-episode podcast uncovering the harmful systems operating under the hood of US democracy. Bridging from Election Day to Inauguration Day, cohosts Melissa Harris-Perry(@MHarrisPerry) and Dorian Warren (@dorianwarren) will bring common sense to political commentary, turn down the frenzy and tune into the leaders and […]

New York Trend NYC: October 22-28, 2020
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New York Trend NYC: October 22-28, 2020

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How to Build a More Civilized Society, One Interaction at a Time
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How to Build a More Civilized Society, One Interaction at a Time

Is civility a lost art? Now more than ever, a refresher course on basic social graces seems abundantly needed. According to former political appointee, speaker and author Shelby Scarbrough, the core values of civility are trust, respect, courtesy, dignity, honor and humility. Scarbrough began her career in the White House Office of Presidential Advance, then became a […]

pHYRe Hair Co. Innovative New "Grow My Hair Kit" Emerges Black Owned
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pHYRe Hair Co. Innovative New “Grow My Hair Kit” Emerges Black Owned

Hair care is self care, and self care is essential. Do you really know what’s in your hair care products? Georgia based entrepreneur and wellness advocate, Tina Fobbs, created pHyre Hair Co.after having her own struggles with postpartum hair loss. Although the brand is fairly new to the mainstream market, the products have been helping […]