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On Raising Black Children: The 'Missing' Chapter from 'What to Expect When You’re Expecting'
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On Raising Black Children: The ‘Missing’ Chapter from ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’

Op-Ed by Megan T. Ebor, Enricka Norwood-Scott, Alison B. Hamilton, and Michele Cooley-Strickland The parenting bible, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” teaches mothers what to anticipate over the course of their children’s lives. However, for mothers of Black children, there is a missing chapter: preparing them for racism and injustice. The voice of 46-year-old […]

Connecticut Filmmaker Takes Helm In Fight Against Covid-19
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Connecticut Filmmaker Takes Helm In Fight Against Covid-19

As covid-19 cases and deaths reach alarming new highs around the country, filmmaker, author, and health care advocate Crystal R. Emery is leveraging a network of partners ranging from policymakers to grassroots organizers in the fight against the deadly pandemic. Emery, the founder and CEO of URU The Right to Be, Inc. (URU) — a […]

Fit For Good App Launches To Provide Virtual Fitness Coaches, Donate Portion Of Membership Fees To Charity
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Fit For Good App Launches To Provide Virtual Fitness Coaches, Donate Portion Of Membership Fees To Charity

Want a fitness plan just for you? The new app Fit For Good promises just that. It is a personalized fitness and nutrition system — whole doing good for the community.   With Fit For Good, users choose a program providing on-demand workouts to personalized training and nutrition plans. To start, a client’s plan will […]

Mask Up In Style: Minimalist Face Masks As the Essential Accessory For 2021
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Mask Up In Style: Minimalist Face Masks As the Essential Accessory For 2021

A mask is a must-wear item for everyone these days. So why not look great while wearing one? Marcellamoda, known for its New York City-inspired “minimalism with an edge” fashion, offers great-looking and comfy unisex face masks featuring cotton, nose wires, adjustable ear loops, and reusable filters all sourced in Europe. Providing designer style and […]

A New Way To Work Out From Celebrity Personal Trainer Diego Calvo
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A New Way To Work Out From Celebrity Personal Trainer Diego Calvo

Working for home has caused many to put on extra pounds since it’s now so easy to snack all the time. So losing weight and exercising most likely be New Year’s resolutions for most of us. A new fitness device the Nucleus Central Core Pro, which utilizes Liquid Impact Force Technology and momentum to give […]

Achieve Peace, Happiness, Tranquility, and Relaxation Through A New Meditation App
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Achieve Peace, Happiness, Tranquility, and Relaxation Through A New Meditation App

Relaxx is the advanced meditation app for achieving peace, happiness, tranquility, and relaxation through the practice of intermittent silence and meditation. The app guides its users on a journey away from everyday tasks and concerns to reduce stress and burnout. The app was created by Dr. Krishna Bhatta, a surgeon, author, and inventor, who is […]

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 […]

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams Discusses Lizzo's Body Positivity Struggles And The Pandemic's Affect On Self-Esteem
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Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams Discusses Lizzo’s Body Positivity Struggles And The Pandemic’s Affect On Self-Esteem

New York Trend founder Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has once appeared on popular morning TV show “Good Morning America.” On Dec. 11, Dr. Williams appeared to discuss vital issues concerning mental health. She provided commentary on body image, social media and the impact of Covid 19 in response to an Instagram post by the amazing […]

Hey, New Yorkers! Check Out The Black Outdoor Adventurers
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Hey, New Yorkers! Check Out The Black Outdoor Adventurers

Meet the BOA– Black Outdoor Adventurers. It is an outdoor adventure social enterprise focused on the health and wellness of people of color mainly between the ages 27-42 that live and work throughout the New York Tri-State and Northeast region. Founded by Mina Okpi in 2015, Black Outdoor Adventurers works to eliminate the lack of […]

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.

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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, […]

Celebrity Sports Therapist Shares 5 Simple Exercises to Boost Circulation for Better Health + Immunity
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Celebrity Sports Therapist Shares 5 Simple Exercises to Boost Circulation for Better Health + Immunity

Trusted by elite athletes, the Intelligent Threads creator shares easy exercises to improve blood flow, increase oxygen, and feel your best – perfect for home or holiday road travel.  During a season when many find themselves doing just that, Burzynski shares these five quick and simple exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime – in addition to […]

The Holidays are Approaching So Be Sure You Travel Safe!
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The Holidays are Approaching So Be Sure You Travel Safe!

The holiday frenzy is upon us… it begins with Thanksgiving and culminates with the New Year.  Although the country is still in the grips of a global pandemic, many homebound people are looking for a safe change of scenery.  Whether plans are to travel by air or hit the road, one thing is certain: safety and health […]

Getting Outside in Winter is Good for Us
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Getting Outside in Winter is Good for Us

Winter can be tough on people in the best of times, but it is particularly challenging during a global pandemic. Throughout the spring, summer and fall, the outdoors – including our yards, parks, and sports fields – were critical for buoying our mental well-being, physical health and enabling us to safely connect with others.  For […]