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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.

Viola Davis Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress
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Viola Davis Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

Watch Viola Davis’ Emotional Acceptance speech

Black Ad Agency Guru Valerie Graves’ Powerful Memoir
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Black Ad Agency Guru Valerie Graves’ Powerful Memoir

Ad agency guru Valerie Graves knows how “pressure makes diamonds.” In her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman that I Pretended to Be,” she shows the reader every step of her journey from her teen mother experience in the projects of Pontiac, Michigan during the Motown-era to becoming a glass ceiling smashing executive in […]

AfricanAncestry.com Traces the Roots of Leading Black Fashion Influencers
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AfricanAncestry.com Traces the Roots of Leading Black Fashion Influencers

      Ever wonder why you navigate towards certain colors, shapes or textures? Do you have a flair for unique, unexpected fashion pairings? Well, guess what? It might just be in your DNA. African Ancestry, Inc. , the pioneers of genetics ancestry tracing for people of African descent, debuts a first-of-its kind fashion ‘Lookbook’ […]

City College Center for the Arts Hosts Dramatic Stage Reading of Lyrical Novel "Roni & Jamil"
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City College Center for the Arts Hosts Dramatic Stage Reading of Lyrical Novel “Roni & Jamil”

On Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00pm, City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) will host a dramatic stage reading of Pamela L. Laskin’s Ronit and Jamil, a lyrical novel which sets Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the modern-day Israel/Palestine conflict The event is free with registration at CCCA’s website, www.citycollegecenterforthearts.org or http://citycollegecenterforthearts.org/shows/ronit-and-jamil-aaron-davis-hall-february-28-2017/ Tuesday, February 28, […]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Partners with AHF’s Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition
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Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Partners with AHF’s Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has announced ]that it has formed a national yearlong partnership with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. through its Healthy Kappa Healthy Communities Initiatives to promote HIV/AIDS awareness, testing and treatment throughout the African-American community. The Healthy Kappa’s Healthy Communities’ initiative is spearheaded by the fraternity’s National Health and Wellness Committee led by […]

Lincoln Center's American Songbook 2017 Features 24 Concerts in Three Venues from Feb 1st - May 13th
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Lincoln Center’s American Songbook 2017 Features 24 Concerts in Three Venues from Feb 1st – May 13th

  The 18th season of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook, which runs from February 1 through May 13, continues to celebrate the best in American singing and songwriting, and redefine American song with performances by established and rising singers and singer-songwriters across a range of genres. Southern soul, bluegrass, folk, R&B, indie rock, pop, musical theater, […]

2017 No Limits International Tattoo Expo Comes To NYC
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2017 No Limits International Tattoo Expo Comes To NYC

When it comes to discovering body art exhibits and tattoo expos in New York, The New York Tattoo Show is one of the largest tattoo conventions in the city. If you love art, a fan of tattoos and like live entertainment, then this is the show for you. Whether you’re looking to just browse around […]

International Women's Day Conference Celebrates the Achievements of Women
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International Women’s Day Conference Celebrates the Achievements of Women

International Women’s Day Conference set to bring together the region’s top women influence across a variety of industries on March 11, 2017 at Hofstra University. The International Women’s Day Conference is a celebration of the achievements of women. The conference aim is to inspire women while celebrating our social, economic, cultural and political achievements. This […]

New York Trend NYC: February 9-15, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: February 9-15, 2017

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Brooklyn Community Services Holds Youth Action Summit on Feb 28th
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Brooklyn Community Services Holds Youth Action Summit on Feb 28th

Critical issues facing at-risk youth in Brooklyn’s low-income neighborhoods will be examined at Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Youth Action Summit: Voices for the Future of Brooklyn, a panel discussion and youth action resource hub. This community event will be moderated by C. Nicole Mason, PhD, noted policy expert, economic justice advocate and author, on February […]

Recap of the 59th Annual Grammys Award Show [VIDEO]
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Recap of the 59th Annual Grammys Award Show [VIDEO]

Watch a recap of music’s biggest night!!

NYC Health Department Announces Historic Expansion of HIV & STI Services at Sexual Health Clinics
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NYC Health Department Announces Historic Expansion of HIV & STI Services at Sexual Health Clinics

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett has announced the historic expansion of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) services, and the renaming of STD Clinics as Sexual Health Clinics. The expansion is part of the City’s Ending the Epidemic (ETE) plan, which includes $23 million in fiscal year 2017 and aims to reduce the number of […]

The Town Hall & Con Edison Present 20th Annual Celebration of Black History Month
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The Town Hall & Con Edison Present 20th Annual Celebration of Black History Month

The Black Iris Project took center stage at Con Edison and The Town Hall’s 20th anniversary Black History Month celebration on Monday and Tuesday, February 6-7 at the historic theatre located at 123 West 43rd Street in Manhattan. The programs marked two decades of providing free Broadway performances for public school children. This year’s featured […]

DJ Khaled Celebrated Super Bowl Weekend with Fan Luv Event with CÎROC- 2.4.17
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DJ Khaled Celebrated Super Bowl Weekend with Fan Luv Event with CÎROC- 2.4.17

On Saturday February 4th during Super Bowl Weekend, DJ Khaled and the Makers of CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka hosted a Fan Luv Event at Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods in Houston, Texas. DJ Khaled, who represents CÎROC MANGO in the campaign extension, was greeted by close to two thousand fans when he arrived at […]

The Home Depot Kicks Off its "2017 Retool Your School Grant Program" for HBCUs
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The Home Depot Kicks Off its “2017 Retool Your School Grant Program” for HBCUs

Continuing its commitment to our nation’s accredited Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), The Home Depot has announced the launch of its 2017 Retool Your School Grant Program offering HBCUs an opportunity to apply for grants to use toward creating sustainable renovations and additions to their campuses. This year, The Home Depot is pleased to introduce […]