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Magnolia Tree Earth Center Celebrates Earth Week
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Magnolia Tree Earth Center Celebrates Earth Week

On Saturday, April 28,The Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford Stuyvesant (MTEC)  joins Crispus Attucks Public School 21, 180 Chauncey Street, Brooklyn, NY for a special dedication of a Magnolia Tree to beloved educator Adelaide Sanford. As the former Principal of PS21 and Vice Chancellor Emerita, Board of Regents, University of the State of New […]

Aquatopia Ranked #1 Waterpark in Pennsylvania
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Aquatopia Ranked #1 Waterpark in Pennsylvania

Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark was ranked among the 30 top indoor waterparks in the world—and #1 in the state of Pennsylvania—by U.S. News & World Report. Aquatopia offers year-round family fun to guests and visitors at Camelback Resort, the Poconos’ premier adventure destination. Catering to guests of all ages, the 125,000-square-foot indoor waterpark […]

Students Participated in Prestigious Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort
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Students Participated in Prestigious Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

      One hundred teens from across the nation participated in Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine — a four-day, immersive and transformational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida which concluded this weekend. The 100 students were selected from thousands of applicants nationwide for this once-in-a-lifetime mentoring program […]

Acclaimed Journalist Les Payne Dies at 76
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Acclaimed Journalist Les Payne Dies at 76

  Les Payne, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist died unexpectedly of a heart attack at his Harlem home on Monday, March 19, 2018.  He was 76. Payne’s impressive career in journalism spanned four decades and without question has left an indelible mark on the field.   Please check out this comprehensive article and tribute on Newsday for […]

Black Lives Matter Co-Creator Launches the Black Futures Lab and the Black Census Project to Build and Mobilize Black Political Power
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Black Lives Matter Co-Creator Launches the Black Futures Lab and the Black Census Project to Build and Mobilize Black Political Power

Alicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, launched on Monday the Black Futures Lab (BFL), a new mobilization effort that will engage Black people, legislators, and community-based organizations to build political power and push for policies that help strengthen Black communities. Launched in partnership with Demos, Color of Change, Center for Third World Organizing, Socioanalitica […]

17th LI Go Red For Women Luncheon A Success
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17th LI Go Red For Women Luncheon A Success

A crowd of over 900 Long Islanders attended the 17th Annual Long Island Go Red For Women Luncheon on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  The sea of red could be seen throughout all the rooms at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. This year’s Luncheon honored The Women of SterlingRisk, and Doug DeShutter, President, Customer […]

Harlem Haberdashery 2018 Masquerade Ball
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Harlem Haberdashery 2018 Masquerade Ball

On Saturday March 3rd the award-winning boutique Harlem Haberdashery welcomed nearly 300 glamorous guests from fashion, media, non-profit and other professional circles to celebrate their 5th Annual Masquerade Ball – “A Royal Ball in Harlem” at The Riverside Church of New York City. The South Hall was illuminated in royal purple that happily coincided with […]

Resorts World Casino in NYC Holding United Ink No Limits Tattoo Expo Friday, April 20th - Sunday, April 22nd
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Resorts World Casino in NYC Holding United Ink No Limits Tattoo Expo Friday, April 20th – Sunday, April 22nd

This Spring, get ready as the United Ink No Limits Tattoo Expo returns to Resorts World Casino NYC Friday, April 20th through Sunday, April 22nd! (AGES 18+) HOURS: Friday, April 20th: 2PM – 12AM Saturday, April 21st: 12PM – 12AM Sunday, April 22nd: 12PM – 8PM Brought to you by World Famous Tattoo Ink, Clean […]

Research Shows African Americans Are More Optimistic About Their Financial Futures Than Any Other Race/Ethnicity
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Research Shows African Americans Are More Optimistic About Their Financial Futures Than Any Other Race/Ethnicity

Lincoln Financial Group has announced that its Financial Focus research study shows African Americans are more optimistic about their financial futures than any other race/ethnicity with 53 percent expecting significant personal financial improvements within the next five years—and despite a pay gap between white and black families, according to the Census Bureau’s 2017 Current Population […]

GirlTrek is Walking the Ultimate 100-Mile Trek  Along the Underground Railroad: Harriet's Great Escape
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GirlTrek is Walking the Ultimate 100-Mile Trek Along the Underground Railroad: Harriet’s Great Escape

In honor of Harriet Tubman, the greatest freedom fighter that ever was,GirlTrek, the largest national public health nonprofit and movement for Black women and girls, will follow in her footsteps – literally. The entire national team will start-off from the Eastern Shore of Maryland, where Harriet Tubman made her first escape, and walk the path […]

LIAACC'S 4th Annual Black History Month Exhibition Attracts Over 200 Attendees
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LIAACC’S 4th Annual Black History Month Exhibition Attracts Over 200 Attendees

On February 9, 2018 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce hosted its 4th Annual Black History Month Art Exhibition at Bloomingdale’s Furniture Gallery in Roosevelt Field Mall. Twelve artists from the Long Island Black Artist Association participated in this year’s Black History Month Art Exhibition. The artist included Aaron Scott, David Wilson, Deborah […]

Breakfast Club Host Angela Yee Partners with Cedarmore Corporation to Promote Literacy among Long Island Girls
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Breakfast Club Host Angela Yee Partners with Cedarmore Corporation to Promote Literacy among Long Island Girls

Angela Yee – Celebrity radio host, entrepreneur and founder of Angela Yee’s Book Club, will be partnering with Cedarmore Corporation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth ladies from under deserved communities in Long Island, to promote literacy among Long Island Girls.   More than 12 groups of girls from Nassau and Suffolk Counties will […]

Healthier Soul Food Cookbook Takes Fresh Approach to Traditional Recipes for "Go Red" Heart Health Month
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Healthier Soul Food Cookbook Takes Fresh Approach to Traditional Recipes for “Go Red” Heart Health Month

The Healthier Traditions Cookbook: Soul Food, a healthy twist on traditional Southern dishes, features 17 classic recipes and is available for complimentary download today. The cookbook, a collaboration of Transamerica Center for Health Studies® (TCHS) with the Association of Black Women Physicians (ABWP), helps maintain the integrity of these soul food dishes, while identifying easy […]

Next Level Burger – America’s First 100% Plant-Based Burger Joint – Brings its Burger Goodness to Brooklyn
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Next Level Burger – America’s First 100% Plant-Based Burger Joint – Brings its Burger Goodness to Brooklyn

Next Level Burger (NLB), a fast-growing phenomenon, recognized as America’s first 100-percent plant-based burger joint, is coming to New York. Fresh off the grand opening of its first California location in Concord, NLB’s first East Coast location opens January 31 in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. New York’s first NLB will be part of the grand opening […]

JAX B-B-Q: A Real Wood Pit Barbecue in Hell’s Kitchen
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JAX B-B-Q: A Real Wood Pit Barbecue in Hell’s Kitchen

Pitmaster/Owner Nick Accardi has brought a new concept to Hell’s Kitchen with JAX B-B-Q, a destination for real wood pit barbecue, craft black angus burgers, frozen margaritas and craft beer. The interior was designed with a rockabilly Americana garage sensibility in mind, featuring partially exposed brick walls, antique gas station signs (including a massive Mobile […]