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The Attorney General And Over A Dozen Cabinet & Congressional Leaders To Attend National Action Network's National Virtual Convention
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The Attorney General And Over A Dozen Cabinet & Congressional Leaders To Attend National Action Network’s National Virtual Convention

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton announced that National Action Network’s Annual Convention will feature the nation’s key civil rights leaders, elected officials, clergy, grassroots organizers, and social justice activists from April 14-17. The majority of the convention will be virtual with targeted events taking place on site with strict covid-19 procedures. NAN’s Annual Convention […]

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 […]

Black And Brown Gun Violence Prevention Groups Praise Historic $5.36B Commitment To Community Violence Initiatives
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Black And Brown Gun Violence Prevention Groups Praise Historic $5.36B Commitment To Community Violence Initiatives

Representatives of Black and Brown Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety groups issued this statement in response to President Biden’s Infrastructure Package announcement. “For decades, Black and Brown communities have borne the disproportionate impact of interpersonal gun violence in our country. Today, we celebrate President Biden’s historic $5-billion commitment to fund community violence intervention and […]

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 […]

Con Edison and Partners Placing Solar Panels On NYC Housing Authority Developments
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Con Edison and Partners Placing Solar Panels On NYC Housing Authority Developments

Twelve newly trained solar installers are placing panels on New York City Housing Authority developments to provide clean power at discounted rates for low- and moderate-income subscribers.   These workers, who are NYCHA residents from across the city, are currently atop roofs at Glenwood Houses, a development in the Flatlands area of Brooklyn. From there, […]

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 […]

South Street Seaport Museum Launches Collections Online Portal With More Than 1,300 Pieces on Virtual Display
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South Street Seaport Museum Launches Collections Online Portal With More Than 1,300 Pieces on Virtual Display

South Street Seaport Museum has launched a Collections Online Portal featuring more than 1,300 pieces on virtual display available now at seaportmuseum.org/collectionsonline, with more to be added on an on-going basis, allowing audiences to explore New York City’s past through the archives, artifacts, and photographs of the South Street Seaport Museum. “The Seaport Museum is […]

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

Netflix 'Sugar Rush' Holiday Winners, NY-Based Bakery Shey Ni Chez Is Taking Over The Sweet Dessert World One Celeb At A Time
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Netflix ‘Sugar Rush’ Holiday Winners, NY-Based Bakery Shey Ni Chez Is Taking Over The Sweet Dessert World One Celeb At A Time

Do you remember the exhilarating sugar rush after eating your favorite sweets, rather candy or dessert? The sugar rush can last an hour yet feel so quick, kind of similar to the hit Netflix series “Sugar Rush.” With the Sugar Rush Collection, audiences can indulge their time rooting for their favorite contestants on Sugar Rush […]

WOMEN'S MONTH SPOTLIGHT: PR Powerhouse Cheryl L. Duncan Selected For Crain's New York Business' Notable Black Leaders List
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WOMEN’S MONTH SPOTLIGHT: PR Powerhouse Cheryl L. Duncan Selected For Crain’s New York Business’ Notable Black Leaders List

Crain’s New York Business, the premiere publication covering New York City’s business community, has tapped PR powerhouse Cheryl L. Duncan for its Notable Black Leaders and Executives list. The founder and CEO of Cheryl Duncan and Company Inc. was selected for her positive impact on New York City and her work over the years in […]

Here Are 32 Black-Owned Products To Celebrate During Black History Month --And Beyond
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Here Are 32 Black-Owned Products To Celebrate During Black History Month –And Beyond

Black-owned companies should be celebrated all year round, and if you’re looking for a few new products here are some ideas. 1. Coisas de Cabo Verde The Coisas de Cabo Verde collection was created out of a desire to provide high-quality, portable souvenirs. All items are designed or curated by Joli Moniz Design and handmade […]

NYC Launches 'Curtains Up NYC' For Shuttered Venues Grants
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NYC Launches ‘Curtains Up NYC’ For Shuttered Venues Grants

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Anne del Castillo of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment recently announced the launch of Curtains Up NYC, a program to provide application assistance to live-performance venues, organizations and workers applying for federal relief. This new program, a partnership between the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and […]

Poet/Activist Audre Lorde To Be Inducted Into The American Poets Corner At The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine
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Poet/Activist Audre Lorde To Be Inducted Into The American Poets Corner At The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine

The past year has been dramatically different from those that came before, but the traditions and signature events that have made the Cathedral of St. John the Divine a beloved cultural institution continue, albeit online rather than in-person. In a twist on one of its long-standing traditions, the Cathedral will celebrate the life and works […]

Geffen Playhouse's Premiere Of 'Bollywood Kitchen,' A Virtual Cooking Experience
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Geffen Playhouse’s Premiere Of ‘Bollywood Kitchen,’ A Virtual Cooking Experience

Geffen Playhouse, in association with Hypokrit Theatre Company, is launching filmmaker and cookbook author Sri Rao’s “Bollywood Kitchen” this month. The latest show is part of a new lineup of live, virtual, and interactive productions from the Los Angeles-based theater’s Geffen Stayhouse banner. Previews begin January 15, with opening night taking place on Jan.23. The […]