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Founder And CEO Ideal School Of Allied Healthcare Honored At Carib Impact Awards
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Founder And CEO Ideal School Of Allied Healthcare Honored At Carib Impact Awards

On February 18, Nicole Laborde, founder and CEO of Ideal School of Allied Health Care, was honored at the Carib Impact Awards. About: Carib Impact Awards – Caribbean Life’s annual Impact Awards recognizes the achievements and contributions of outstanding individuals of Caribbean background who have created the most impact in their respective career fields — from […]

The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli
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The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli

The Center for Black Literature presents renowned hip-hop artist and activist Talib Kweli in conversation with Akiba Solomon, senior editor at The Marshall Project. The topic is his new book “Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story,” a memoir and a collection of essays that illuminate Kweli’s upbringing and his artistic success. The work gives life to […]

The Wyandanch Public Library Unveiled SLED - a Mobile Library Bus Service
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The Wyandanch Public Library Unveiled SLED – a Mobile Library Bus Service

The Wyandanch Public Library recently unveiled the SLED (Suffolk Libraries Empowering Discovery) Mobile Library that will be offering services in the Library’s parking lot on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The program started March 9th and it is now offered from 10am-2pm on those days. The Wyandanch Public Library is located at 14 South 20th Street in […]

New York Covid Vaccine Task Force For Vaccine Equity And Education Launched Toolkit To Provide Vital Covid-19 Vaccine Information To Black Communities
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New York Covid Vaccine Task Force For Vaccine Equity And Education Launched Toolkit To Provide Vital Covid-19 Vaccine Information To Black Communities

The New York Task Force for Vaccine Equity and Education launched “Roll Up Your Sleeves New York, The Covid-19 Vaccine Toolkit for Black Communities,” a toolkit that equips Black communities with outreach and educational materials to combat the covid-19 virus. The covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on communities of color. Nationwide, Black people […]

American Skin: A Conversation Presented By Black Fraternities And Sororities Org NPHC-NYC
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American Skin: A Conversation Presented By Black Fraternities And Sororities Org NPHC-NYC

Emotional Institute Launches 400 Years, An Online Program To Unlearn Racism
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Emotional Institute Launches 400 Years, An Online Program To Unlearn Racism

The Emotional Institute has announced “400 Years,” a 4-month online program to unlearn racism through the body, storytelling and deep listening. This transformative program will guide participants to understand how bias and racism have locked their bodies and how they have been trained to turn a blind eye to racial inequities. It will include an […]

Smith College's Racial Issues
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Smith College’s Racial Issues

A Black student claimed she was targeted for “eating while Black” at a private Massachusetts college. The problem, the incident never happened. Back in 2018, Oumou Kanoute claimed she was bullied due to her race while eating in a lounge at Smith College. The three-year-old incidence recently refused due to the resignation of a Smith employee after […]

Black Female Serial Entrepreneur Launches Abundant Life & Step Medical
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Black Female Serial Entrepreneur Launches Abundant Life & Step Medical

Abundant Life School of Nursing & Step Medical Teaching Learning Inc., are constantly evolving efforts to ensure the quality of academia being offered to pupil. The institutions provide a nurturing environment for students pursuing multiple avenues in the healthcare field. During the perilous times that we are in, more than ever is there a need […]

First-Ever Free Credit-Building App For Students
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First-Ever Free Credit-Building App For Students

Michael Broughton was coming into college at USC, he was $10,000 short on his tuition. He was the first in his family to go to a school like that. He went to a bunch of lenders and they all said the same thing — your family’s finances aren’t great, and you have no credit. The […]

Microsoft Presents The Legacy Project: A Celebration of Black Changemakers And Their Contributions To Modern Day American History
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Microsoft Presents The Legacy Project: A Celebration of Black Changemakers And Their Contributions To Modern Day American History

Learning and celebrating Black History has never been more important. Microsoft understands this fact and has created The Legacy Project, which strives to lead the world in re-envisioning Black History’s narrative to potlight outstanding accomplishments that African Americans have made in the past but are continuing to make right now. This is the first of its kind. […]

Black Financial Freedom Organization Launches Online Courses To Expand Reach
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Black Financial Freedom Organization Launches Online Courses To Expand Reach

Recently, dfree, a financial freedom organization designed specifically for the African-American community, launched its all-new online financial lifestyle education platform. With a friendly-user experience and a plethora of helpful features, the organization has launched its online dfree Academy with new, fresh content and courses that are now mobile-friendly and can be taken from virtually anywhere. […]

Con Edison Test Driving E-school Buses Toward Improved Reliability And Cleaner Air
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Con Edison Test Driving E-school Buses Toward Improved Reliability And Cleaner Air

Con Edison has begun using the batteries on five electric school buses to provide power to its customers, marking the first time in New York State that electricity has flowed from buses into a utility’s grid.   By day, the e-buses from Lion Electric, a North American leader in heavy-duty zero emission transportation, carry students […]

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Students, Parents & Covid

The pandemic has taken a toll on most Americans. Education and schooling has been turned upside down and all of this uncertainty and change has affected students and their parents. “Parental Impact on Students During A Pandemic (Where and When I Enter…,” a Zoom talk hosted by New York Trend founder Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams, […]

Harlem School of the Arts Completes $9.5 Million-Dollar Building Transformation
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Harlem School of the Arts Completes $9.5 Million-Dollar Building Transformation

Work on the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) $9.5-million dollar Renaissance Project, underwritten by legendary award-winning musician/philanthropist, Herb Alpert and the Herb Alpert Foundation, was completed on time and on budget, it was announced by HSA Board Chair Charles Hamilton, Jr.  Over the past decade, HSA has received over $17 million dollars in financial support from […]

Social-Emotional Skills: Workshops & Assembly Programs available for Grades K-12
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Social-Emotional Skills: Workshops & Assembly Programs available for Grades K-12

New York-based personal development training company Poetic Motivations LLC, is now offering social-emotional skills virtual workshops and assembly programs for grades K-12. Our students need social-emotional skills now more than any other time in our history. For that reason, Poetic Motivations is offering (virtual) workshops and assembly programs for grades K-12. Feel free to reach […]