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Beth Turner, Publisher of Black Masks Magazine, Honored At New Federal Theatre at 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala, January 17
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Beth Turner, Publisher of Black Masks Magazine, Honored At New Federal Theatre at 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala, January 17

Queens native Dr. Beth Turner, playwright, professor and the publisher of Black Masks Magazine, will be honored by Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre (NFT) for her impact on covering Black theatre at the NFT 50th Anniversary Gala virtual event on January 17, 2021.  The Gala will be accessible to the public from the theatre’s website.   Dr. Turner […]

How Older Women And Minorities Can Play An Integral Part In Healing Divided Country
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How Older Women And Minorities Can Play An Integral Part In Healing Divided Country

Now that America has voted in Joe Biden, who will be the oldest president ever in the U.S., and Kamala Harris, who will be the first woman—and of color—as vice president, what message is Biden’s team sending by nominating 74-year-old Janet Yellin for U.S. treasury secretary and 68-year-old Linda Thomas-Greenfield as Ambassador to the United Nations? With a clear stand […]

'The Trend' Podcast Debuting 2021 With Host Justin A. Williams
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‘The Trend’ Podcast Debuting 2021 With Host Justin A. Williams

The new year, 2021, Justin A Williams will mark the launch of “The Trend with Justin A Williams Podcast.” As an extension of the historic NY Trend Newspaper and NY Trend Online, “The Trend with Justin A Williams” continues the legacy of engaging content that covers a variety of issues that permeate culture! Always professional […]

In Suffolk, Aid For Businesses, Residents Amid Covid
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In Suffolk, Aid For Businesses, Residents Amid Covid

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone has announced a program to assist business and residents — Bringing Assistance for covid-19 and Kickstarting Support to Operating Professionals – or BACKSTOP, will provide nearly 150 small businesses with grants up to $10,000 and distribute nearly $600,000 in emergency rental assistance to residents. Applications for the rental assistance program […]

Lobos 1707, A New Premium Tequila And Mezcal, Launches In U.S. And Mexico
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Lobos 1707, A New Premium Tequila And Mezcal, Launches In U.S. And Mexico

Here’s a new way to toast in the New Year. New independent spirits brand, Lobos 1707, has launched their full tequila and mezcal trademark in Mexico and the U.S. Lobos 1707, named after the Spanish word meaning “wolves.” The company was founded by Diego Osorio with early backing by sports and cultural icon LeBron James. […]

World's Top Sewing Celebrity Mimi G Makes DIY Retro Cool Again
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World’s Top Sewing Celebrity Mimi G Makes DIY Retro Cool Again

From a homeless teenage single mom to making millions through the quarantine sewing boom, meet Mimi G. She built a fashion empire through the covid pandemic with her online sewing academy. As the Internet’s top sewing influencer with millions of subscribers and social media followers along with appearances on national television, Mimi G had defied […]

Black Public Media Launches Emergency Relief Fund: Harlem-Based Nonprofit’s End-Of-Year Donation Campaign To Fund Black Creatives In Financial Crisis
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Black Public Media Launches Emergency Relief Fund: Harlem-Based Nonprofit’s End-Of-Year Donation Campaign To Fund Black Creatives In Financial Crisis

As the covid-19 pandemic continues to shine a light on many of the inequities of the modern world, the precipice upon which many independent artists often live has been thrown into sharp relief. Black Public Media (BPM), a nonprofit with a 40-year record of supporting artists who create and produce media content about the Black […]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins Brownsville Community In Fight Against Environmental Racism
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins Brownsville Community In Fight Against Environmental Racism

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has joined Assemblywoman Latrice Walker, Councilmember Alicka Ampry-Samuel (CD-41), Councilmember Inez Barron (CD42), Assemblymember N. Nick Perry (AD-58), Assemblymember Charles Barron (AD-60), Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie (SD-20), Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), and Congresswoman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) in denouncing the MRI pipeline project. “Thank you, Mayor de Blasio, […]

"Shark Tank"Breakout Healthy Dog Food Delivery -- Pet Plate
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“Shark Tank”Breakout Healthy Dog Food Delivery — Pet Plate

Everyone in the family deserves a healthy and nutritious lifestlye, and that is why Renaldo Webb launched a healthy meal plan for dogs called Pet Plate. A thriving startup, Pet Plate delivers more than 15 million meals to dogs since 2017. Webb, 31, who made his TV debut on “Shark Tank,” catapulted his direct-to-consumer delivery […]

Music Mogul James "J" Prince Debuts Loyalty Brand Wines
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Music Mogul James “J” Prince Debuts Loyalty Brand Wines

Legendary music mogul James “J” Prince has launched a new wine brand, Loyalty. The brand has introduced a line of wines, including Loyalty Rosè, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Merlot sourced by Maison Le Star, a French winery. The Loyalty brand offers a unique spin on some of the most popular varieties and is now available […]

Looking For Holiday Cheer: Christmas Tree Sales Spike
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Looking For Holiday Cheer: Christmas Tree Sales Spike

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams, founder of The New York Trend, appeared on “Good Morning America” today to talk about early holiday decorating and tree purchases and the positive psychological effects during COVID-19. Check out the segment here.

Minority Business Development Final Frontier to Freedom for Black America
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Minority Business Development Final Frontier to Freedom for Black America

A renewed sense of commitment to the final frontier to freedom which is Minority Business Development is needed to level the playing field for Businesses in Black America.  Black America possesses a tremendous amount of spending power, but that spending power needs to be redirected to Black Enterprise across America.  Entrepreneurship in black America must […]

City and State Magazine names LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President to 2020 LI Top 100 Power List
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City and State Magazine names LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President to 2020 LI Top 100 Power List

City and State Magazine names LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President to 2020 LI Top 100 Power List.  City & State’s Long Island Power 100 reflects those shifting political winds, highlighting not only the most powerful political figures in Nassau and Suffolk counties – elected officials, government appointees, business and labor leaders, academics […]

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 […]

Mattel Opens the Virtual Doors to the “Fisher-Price® Toy Museum” to Celebrate the Brand’s 90-Year Legacy
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Mattel Opens the Virtual Doors to the “Fisher-Price® Toy Museum” to Celebrate the Brand’s 90-Year Legacy

Mattel, Inc. has announced the grand opening of the Fisher-Price Toy Museum, a virtual museum designed to celebrate the brand’s 90-year legacy. This first-of-its-kind virtual experience, which will be hosted on Instagram, enables visitors to relive their favorite toys through a curated exhibition. The museum also includes a digital gift shop that offers an assortment of apparel, […]