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Bloomingdale's Workers Voted to Strike on May 1st if a Fair Contract Isn't Reached
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Bloomingdale’s Workers Voted to Strike on May 1st if a Fair Contract Isn’t Reached

Yesterday, with the May 1 contract deadline just a week away, unionized Bloomingdale’s workers at the iconic East 59th Street store, voted to go on strike if a fair contract isn’t reached by the deadline.   Workers at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, who are members of Local 3 of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union […]

Hill Harper Debuts New All-Natural Hair & Body Care Product Line
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Hill Harper Debuts New All-Natural Hair & Body Care Product Line

Hill Harper, Co-Founder of Architect and Co., is debuting his new body and hair care products, H2L for men and JUA for women on The Steve Harvey Show this week. H2L and JUA are premium all-natural hair and body care product lines for men and women with affordable prices. Architect and Co. products contains from […]

36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Awards Gala Celebrates 'Black Women Did That'
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36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Awards Gala Celebrates ‘Black Women Did That’

For the past 36 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala. This annual must attend celebration is the pinnacle fundraising event for the nonprofit. This year’s theme, ‘Black Women Did That’ shines the spotlight on excellence – honoring nine outstanding women, a first for the organization, which […]

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”

The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (“LIAACC”) is New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce.  On March 28, 2017, LIAACC honored three extraordinary “Women Who Shine” at Pa Nash restaurant in Queens, NY.  These women are a shining example of professionalism, integrity, and devotion in their respective fields.  The ladies […]

Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership
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Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership

Wells Fargo & Company, the leading U.S. home loan lender, today announced a $60 billion lending commitment to create at least 250,000 African American homeowners by 2027. The company’s commitment is a direct action to help address the lower homeownership rates in the African American community and follows Wells Fargo’s announcement to address Hispanic homeownership […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beauty Expert Agunes White Debuts Anti-Aging Product 'Sexy Golddigger Serum'
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Beauty Expert Agunes White Debuts Anti-Aging Product ‘Sexy Golddigger Serum’

The U.S. skin care market is expected to reach $10,717.4 million by 2018. So skin care expert and entrepreneur Agunes White, the founder and CEO of Agunes Skin Care, has decided on the perfect time to launch her latest product, Sexy Golddigger Serum™. The name is more than provocative. “The name is, yes, powerful and sexy,’” […]

Checklist For Tax Identity Security
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Checklist For Tax Identity Security

Tax identity theft is a billion-dollar business. In 2013, the IRS identified 5.1 million fraudulent returns and paid more than $5.8 billion in fraudulent refunds. Unfortunately, it’s a relatively easy crime to commit. All the information a criminal typically needs to file a fraudulent tax return is a person’s name, date of birth and Social Security number. They […]

Comprehensive Resource Educates Workers About Their Legal Rights in the Workplace
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Comprehensive Resource Educates Workers About Their Legal Rights in the Workplace

Following the U.S. election on November 8, hundreds of individuals have reported incidents of harassment and discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic origin, religion, and other legally protected categories. Workplace Fairness, the web’s leading source for information on legal rights in the workplace, is an organization that can help those who have been singled […]

The 2016 Annual Harlem Holiday Doll Show and Sale with NYC's Top African American Doll Artists
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The 2016 Annual Harlem Holiday Doll Show and Sale with NYC’s Top African American Doll Artists

  New York City’s top Black doll artists will be showcasing and selling over 400 amazing, handcrafted dolls on Saturday, December 3 at the annual Morrisania Doll Society’s 2016 Harlem Holiday Doll Show and Sale at the Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue at 123rd Street. Show hours are 11 AM to 7 PM. […]

Does United Airlines Have A Secret Racist Group? A Lawsuit By Black Pilots Claims So
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Does United Airlines Have A Secret Racist Group? A Lawsuit By Black Pilots Claims So

Black pilots over at United Airlines are not just unhappy with the airline, they feel their airline needs to be investigated for discriminatory practices. A group of African-American United Airlines pilots are currently involved in a major lawsuit over claims of discrimination at the airline. The plaintiffs are also  asking Congress and the U.S. Department […]

Disrupt Harlem 2016: The Harlem Business Innovation Summit & $1000 PitchTank Competition
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Disrupt Harlem 2016: The Harlem Business Innovation Summit & $1000 PitchTank Competition

The Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) leadership, HBA members, elected officials, lenders and entrepreneurs will gather together at the Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion on Tuesday, September 27, for Disrupt Harlem 2016. Sponsored by Columbia University, Verizon, Creative Workspace and Woori Bank. Disrupt Harlem 2016 will take place between 5:30 and 9:30 pm. An evening of insights […]

York Hosts Golden Anniversary Executive Leadership Breakfast
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York Hosts Golden Anniversary Executive Leadership Breakfast

On Friday, September 16, York College will host its next Executive Leadership Breakfast, which will focus on the founding and survival of the college during the fiscal crisis of the 1970s. The fiftieth anniversary panel discussion, to be moderated by History Professor Robert Parmet, will feature three speakers with intimate knowledge of the college’s history: […]

NBPC's 360 Incubator and Fund selects 7 for year two of competition
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NBPC’s 360 Incubator and Fund selects 7 for year two of competition

The nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the Black experience has selected seven producing teams for its 360 Incubator and Fund where competitors can score up to $150,000 in development funds for their TV and web pilots or interactive/transmedia project. The Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has launched season two of […]