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Smokey Robinson Wants You To Get Ready
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Smokey Robinson Wants You To Get Ready

Smokey Robinson and Skinphonic LLC, have announced the launch of two skincare brands. A men’s line called Get Ready Cause Here I Come® and a women’s line called My Girl®. Smokey Robinson will be representing the men’s line and his wife, Frances Robinson, will be representing My Girl®, the women’s line. The launch follows approximately two and a […]

CEO of Golden Krust To Conduct "Krusty" Covert Mission on UNDERCOVER BOSS
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CEO of Golden Krust To Conduct “Krusty” Covert Mission on UNDERCOVER BOSS

Lowell Hawthorne, President and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, will be featured on the Emmy Award-winning series UNDERCOVER BOSS this Sunday. Known for its signature golden crust patties and other Caribbean culinary delights, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill is one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S. with over 120 […]

Con Edison Planner from Manhattan Wins Company's Top Honor
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Con Edison Planner from Manhattan Wins Company’s Top Honor

  Tohma Gadson-Shaw, a humanitarian missionary and Con Edison operations planner, has added another accomplishment: she is a winner of the energy company’s highest honor, the “Living Our Values” award. Gadson-Shaw, a Brooklyn native who lives in Harlem, was chosen for exemplifying thecompany’s values of customer service, teamwork, excellence and helping the community. Since joining […]

Beyoncé Announces Launch of Her New Workout Clothing Line: Ivy Park
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Beyoncé Announces Launch of Her New Workout Clothing Line: Ivy Park

Beyonce has launched a women’s fitness clothing line that will feature bodysuits, leggings and headbands, named in part for her 4-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy. The line is called Ivy Park, a 200-piece active wear collection which is a joint venture with British businessman Sir Philip Green, who owns the Topshop fashion chain. The athleisure line will […]

Ruby Dee's Daughter Quotes Her Legendary Mom in New Collection of Greeting Cards
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Ruby Dee’s Daughter Quotes Her Legendary Mom in New Collection of Greeting Cards

Crumb Navigation presents the Ruby Dee Boxed Card Set from the Ruby Dee Crumb Drop Collection. Crumb Navigation is a series of saygreetings founded by Ruby Dee’s daughter, Hasna Muhammad. These unique cards are simple, yet elegant, making them perfect for all occasions. The Ruby Dee Collection drops crumbs of Ruby Dee’s perspectives on love, hope, and aging. The […]

LIAACC’S VP Awarded  Influential Women Award
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LIAACC’S VP Awarded Influential Women Award

  By Phil Andrews      On October 22, 2015 the Long Island Business News 2015 Top 50 Women Influential Awards was held at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, New York. Sharon J. Davis, CEO, SJ Edwards, Inc. / Vice President Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. was awarded by Long Island […]

Official Online Store Launches for Mega-Hit "EMPIRE"
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Official Online Store Launches for Mega-Hit “EMPIRE”

Ever wonder how you could expand your wardrobe to rival Cookie Lyon’s glitz and glam portrayed on FOX’s hit television show, EMPIRE? EMPIRE will once again cross from on-screen to real-life to bring consumers apparel, accessories and jewelry inspired by the show. Twentieth Century FOX Consumer Products, in collaboration with Delivery Agent, a leading digital […]

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. set to be featured on WABC’S Here and Now
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Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. set to be featured on WABC’S Here and Now

  The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. set to appear on WABC’S Here and Now on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 12:00 Noon. WABC Here and Now  is  a weekly one hour program, airing on Channel 7, that’s dedicated to covering the issues and interests of the African-American community in the New […]

VEDC & JPMorgan Chase Announce Loan Fund for African American-Owned Small Businesses
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VEDC & JPMorgan Chase Announce Loan Fund for African American-Owned Small Businesses

  VEDC and JPMorgan Chase & Co. have announced a new lending program for African American-owned small businesses in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles. The National African American Small Business Loan Fund will boost economic opportunity for minority-owned businesses in these cities and help them serve low-income communities by providing them with greater access […]

A Salute to Extraordinary Female Innovators
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A Salute to Extraordinary Female Innovators

Circle of Sisters, the largest expo in NYC uniting, motivating and celebrating women of color has joined the Café MochaTM radio show that airs Saturday mornings, 6- 8am on WBLS 107.5 to bring it’s Salute Her Tour presented by Hyundai to New York. On October 15th the SALUTE HER: Superwomen Making a Difference Awards will […]

LIAACC Suffolk County Inaugural Celebration & Launch Nov. 16, 2015
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LIAACC Suffolk County Inaugural Celebration & Launch Nov. 16, 2015

On November 16, 2015 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) will be hosting its Inaugural Celebration and Meeting installing Kimberly Grant as its Suffolk County Director.  The Inaugural Celebration and Meeting will be held at the H. Lee Dennison Building Media Room located at 100 Veterans Memorial Highway Hauppauge, New York […]

Best Company to Work For In the State of New York
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Best Company to Work For In the State of New York

Outreach, the noted behavioral healthcare treatment and training program with offices in Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island, has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for the sixth year in a row. In 2015, the non-profit organization ranked among the top 30 companies in the category of Kathleen A. Riddle […]

LIAACC Presents Free Capacity Building Workshops
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LIAACC Presents Free Capacity Building Workshops

The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present a series of FREE capacity building workshops for minority, woman and economically disadvantaged business owners seeking to do business the government.  This series will be held on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. – 12 pm, on  May 16th, May 23rd and May 30th. All sessions will be held at […]

4 Reasons Your Business  Should Be On Social Media
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4 Reasons Your Business Should Be On Social Media

When they need to make personal connections with the rest of humanity, more and more Americans are doing so via the Internet. A 2014 study by the Pew Research Center showed that 74 percent of adults who go online use a social networking site, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or something else. “It’s clear that […]

NBC's "Positively Black" Features LIAACC
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NBC’s “Positively Black” Features LIAACC

On Sunday, April 19, 2015 Positively Black NBC New York featured the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) on its segment featured inside Today in New York.  Positively Black is a long-running part of NBC New York’s diversity programming, Positively Black highlights the people, issues and events affecting the African-American community in the tri-state region […]