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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.

Raising Our Voices For Black Youth Virtual Benefit Concert
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Raising Our Voices For Black Youth Virtual Benefit Concert

Brooklyn-based Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation, which is celebrating its 19th year, has announced it will premiere its first virtual performance event, RAISING OUR VOICES FOR BLACK YOUTH BENEFIT CONCERT, Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 8 PM. It will be broadcast via OBS streaming services on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook. All funds raised from the concert […]

Up to Three Months of Free Nicotine Gum Offered Through New York State Smokers' Quitline
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Up to Three Months of Free Nicotine Gum Offered Through New York State Smokers’ Quitline

The New York State Smokers’ Quitline (Quitline) is offering up to three months of free nicotine gum while supplies last. Smokers and vapers can apply by calling 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487) or visiting nysmokefree.com. The Quitline asks everyone to spread the word to family and friends about this time-limited offer, made possible thanks to a generous donation from Ro, a U.S. telehealth company […]

Hotel Industry Releases Top 5 Requirements To Travel Safely
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Hotel Industry Releases Top 5 Requirements To Travel Safely

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today released the “Safe Stay Guest Checklist” for guests on how to travel safely while also creating a standardized safety experience nationwide. This checklist is part of AHLA’s Safe Stay guidelines, an industry-wide, enhanced set of health and safety protocols designed to provide a safe and clean environment for all […]

3 Tips for Restoring Closeness when Stress and Hard Times Make Couples Drift Apart
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3 Tips for Restoring Closeness when Stress and Hard Times Make Couples Drift Apart

Have these scary times been taking a toll on your most intimate relationship? If so, you’re not alone. Fear and stress can lead to impatience and anger. Then, suddenly you might find yourself arguing with the person you love and feeling like you’re drifting apart. But this is not because you’re spending too much time […]

Capturing Black America - Time Cover Artist Charly Palmer
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Capturing Black America – Time Cover Artist Charly Palmer

The cover of Time Magazine’s July 6th double issue was painted by Atlanta-based African-American fine artist Charly Palmer to capture the essence of racial injustice today –  and from an historical perspective –  as seen through the eyes of a child. It is one of four paintings by Palmer to be featured in Time’s special issue on racism, “America Must Change.” The high-impact acrylic […]

Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money
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Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money

Numerous surveys show that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, have little saved for retirement, and lack fundamental financial knowledge. Part of the problem, experts say, is that financial literacy has not been emphasized in American education; only 21 states require high school students to take a personal finance-related class. If parents want their children to learn the […]

National Black Theatre Receives Its First Obie Award
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National Black Theatre Receives Its First Obie Award

 Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) was awarded the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Production and Continued Advocacy on behalf of Black Artists during the 65th Annual Obie Award ceremony on Tuesday, marking its first Obie win. The ceremony, hosted by entertainer Cole Escola, was presented on YouTube and continued its tradition of […]

Con Edison Prepared for Year's First Heat Wave, Offers Conservation Tips for Customers
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Con Edison Prepared for Year’s First Heat Wave, Offers Conservation Tips for Customers

Con Edison crews are prepared to respond to any service problems that arise as temperatures exceed 90 degrees starting Saturday. The heat, humidity and increased demand for electricity to power air conditioners can cause cables to overheat and lead to outages. The coming days could also bring thunderstorms, which can affect the overhead delivery system […]

John Lewis Dies, Age 80
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John Lewis Dies, Age 80

The death of Representative John Lewis on Friday, July 17th was confirmed in a statement by Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House of Representatives. Mr. Lewis had announced on Dec. 29th that he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was a fighter and he vowed to fight the disease.  “I have been in some kind of fight […]

NAACP Administers  Program in Partnership with BeyGOOD’s Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund
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NAACP Administers Program in Partnership with BeyGOOD’s Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund

BeyGOOD is a global initiative founded in 2013 to inspire people to be kind, to be charitable and to #BeyGood to themselves, to others, to the community, and to our world. BeyGOOD has partnered with programs to help people in the US, Europe, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. Over the last couple of months, the pandemic […]

STARZ Continues "SUMMER OF BLOCKBUSTERS @HOME"
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STARZ Continues “SUMMER OF BLOCKBUSTERS @HOME”

STARZ continues to offer consumers a number of exclusive summer blockbuster movies that will transform backyards into at-home movie theaters with first-run movies including: the worldwide $800M grossing Jumanji: The Next Level starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan;  the timeless and timely Little Women from Writer/Director Greta Gerwig;  the action comedy […]

Dr. Kelechi Uwaezuoke Talks about Lack of POC in the Medical Field, Impact on COVID-19, Related Illnesses & Deaths
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Dr. Kelechi Uwaezuoke Talks about Lack of POC in the Medical Field, Impact on COVID-19, Related Illnesses & Deaths

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the stark, often tragic disparity in health outcomes experienced by people of color. While there are many reasons minorities fare more poorly, including decades of systemic and structural inequities, one of the most obvious factors is staring us all in the face: Black and Brown patients rarely see physicians who […]

Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter AVANT Release Ninth Studio Album
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Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter AVANT Release Ninth Studio Album

“CAN WE FALL IN LOVE”, is an open-letter with raw honesty and intensity. Returning once again to add his signature style, producer Travis Sayles (Dark Child Productions) joins forces with Avant’s songwriting and lead vocals. A songwriter, producer, and label owner of MO-B Entertainment, Avant has traveled a long and steady path from being the […]

Financial Freedom is Black Power! Organization is Providing Solutions for the State of Black America
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Financial Freedom is Black Power! Organization is Providing Solutions for the State of Black America

In already unprecedented times, the state of Black America has seen major turmoil in the last few months. Between two national crises, COVID-19 and the current horrific racial injustices, time has never been more crucial for real change. One thing that continues to become more obvious is that true help will not come from the […]

New Book Helps Us Understand Our Life Patterns and Navigate Through Obstacles and Conflict
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New Book Helps Us Understand Our Life Patterns and Navigate Through Obstacles and Conflict

Conflict is ever present in our lives. From the socio-economic issues we were born into, to current health and social issues in the news, conflict is a common denominator and how we handle conflict can determine the outcome of our lives.  In Break the Curse, author, entrepreneur, and professor, Steve Kelley, shares how to beat […]