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Winter Jam 2018 in Central Park!
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Winter Jam 2018 in Central Park!

Join NYC Parks at Winter Jam this Saturday in Central Park! It may be warmer out this weekend, but NYC’s ultimate snow day is still on! NYC Parks has created a field of snow in the heart of Central Park to host a winter festival, featuring winter-themed sports, for New Yorkers of all ages. Free […]

International Women's Day Conference Set To Be Held On 3/17/2018 At Hofstra University 
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International Women’s Day Conference Set To Be Held On 3/17/2018 At Hofstra University 

    On the March 17, 2017, women will convene at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY for an extraordinary International Women’s Conference hosted by Neva Alliance, New York. The fascinating one day conference is designed to speak to every woman; conference attendees will have an opportunity to network, exchange knowledge, connect, facilitate lasting connections and showcase […]

Three Kings Day Toy Distribution in Puerto Rico
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Three Kings Day Toy Distribution in Puerto Rico

p class=”aolmail_MsoNormal”>As their colleagues back home in the Northeast worked to keep gas and electric service flowing in the bitter cold New York metropolitan area, Con Edison and Orange Rockland Utilities workers involved in the Hurricane Maria power restoration efforts in Puerto Rico chipped in over $2,300 to purchase and distribute hundreds of toys today […]

Con Edison Prepared for Snow-Wind Combo
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Con Edison Prepared for Snow-Wind Combo

Con Edison crews are prepared to respond to any outages or other service problems resulting from the combination of winds and snow forecast to hit the frigid New York area starting overnight. The company reminds customers to stay away from downed power lines because they could be live and also to take other safety precautions. […]

Olivia & Liam Are the Most Popular Baby Names for 2016
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Olivia & Liam Are the Most Popular Baby Names for 2016

The NYC Health Department has announced that Liam and Olivia were the most popular baby names in New York City in 2016. Olivia had also been the number one name for girls in 2015. In contrast, Liam rose from second to first place for boys, while Ethan (2015’s number one name for boys) fell to […]

Six Smart Last Minute Shopping Tips
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Six Smart Last Minute Shopping Tips

These are the last days to ship gifts on time, but costs rise as we approach the weekend deadlines.   Ditto if you haven’t booked hotels yet.   Don’t stress! Shoppers have an extra weekend this year to shop in-person and several options to finish up online without absorbing rush shipping costs. Travelers still have options, too.   Here […]

Con Edison Makes Solar Energy More Accessible
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Con Edison Makes Solar Energy More Accessible

Con Edison has introduced a tool that lets residential customers get quick, customized information on the financial benefits they’ll get by installing solar panels. The new feature on the Con Edison Marketplace will even manage the buying process for a customer who chooses solar. A purchase takes place only after contractors submit competitive bids, ensuring […]

Light Up Your Holidays Safely & Efficiently
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Light Up Your Holidays Safely & Efficiently

Colorful holiday lighting in a home or yard can brighten spirits and remind us that this is the season of good cheer. Con Edison wants its customers in New York City and Westchester County to enjoy lighting up their homes, and reminds them to do it safely and in a way that doesn’t jack up […]

POWER RISING SUMMIT 2018: Save the Date
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POWER RISING SUMMIT 2018: Save the Date

On February 22-25, 2018, Black women of all backgrounds, experience, and expression will gather for Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women (www.powerrising.org) an historic summit that will build an actionable agenda that leverages our individual and collective power and influence for the advancement of ourselves, our families, our communities and our future. The […]

HBO's "Baltimore Rising" [Trailer]
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HBO’s “Baltimore Rising” [Trailer]

HBO’s “Baltimore Rising,” is a feature length documentary about Baltimore after the death of Michael Brown, which sparked a movement for change in the city through protest and activism led by young people committed to transforming their community.  The film is directed by Sonja Sohn and premiere’s on HBO on November 20th.

Follow these Do's & Don'ts When Buying AFRICANANCESTRY.COM Test Kits
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Follow these Do’s & Don’ts When Buying AFRICANANCESTRY.COM Test Kits

Are you like many people that have tried an online ancestry test only to get results that don’t tell you where you’re from in Africa? This Holiday, African Ancestry (AfricanAncestry.com), the black-owned pioneers of genetics ancestry tracing for people of African descent, is educating consumers on what to look for when purchasing an ancestry test […]

Public Art to Celebrate the Liberation of Yonkers Enslaved Africans 2017
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Public Art to Celebrate the Liberation of Yonkers Enslaved Africans 2017

  The exhibit will be open for public viewing at the Yonkers Riverfront Library until the other three sculptures are completed in 2019. At that time, all the sculptures will be permanently installed in the Enslaved Africans’ Rain Garden on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers. In addition, a film that features an […]

International Sorority Honors USA Swimming For Partnership To Promote Swimming Among African Americans
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International Sorority Honors USA Swimming For Partnership To Promote Swimming Among African Americans

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, ten people drown on average each day, in swimming pools and African-American youths, ages 15 to 19, make up a disproportionate share of those deaths.  It is for this reason Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. partnered with USA Swimming to promote swimming lessons and safety […]

Things Every New Yorker Should Do: High Tea At The Russian Tea Room
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Things Every New Yorker Should Do: High Tea At The Russian Tea Room

Tea time. It sounds so refined. And high tea at the Russian Tea Room sounds classic. So I thought why not celebrate my niece’s Sweet Sixteen by taking Afternoon Tea at the Russian Tea Room. Walking in you will notice the grandiose decor–reds and golds fill the dining room. For more than eight decades, New […]

HBCU Majorette Teams Get the Chance to Face Off and See Who Really Runs the Yard
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HBCU Majorette Teams Get the Chance to Face Off and See Who Really Runs the Yard

From stand battles to the tailgate stadium scene, The Radiant Collection, from Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) leading feminine protection brands Tampax® and Always®, is on a fashion-forward mission to keep collegiate women feeling confident in their period protection. Four in five African American women (ages 18-35) avoid wearing certain types of clothes during their periods […]