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Does the Current "Black Lives Matter Movement" Solve The Problems of Black America
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Does the Current “Black Lives Matter Movement” Solve The Problems of Black America

The Village of Hempstead takes a monumental step in co-naming street major street in its downtown area “Black Lives Matter Way” aligning with the national protest movement in America.  The Village of Hempstead has a long and storied history which includes the election of the longest serving African American Mayor in New York State former […]

Cross County Shopping Center Kicks Off Drive-In Movie Series
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Cross County Shopping Center Kicks Off Drive-In Movie Series

Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers will kick off the SummerFest Drive-In Movie series Wednesdays in July.  The event will begin July 8th at dusk and continue every Wednesday through July 29.  (*weather permitting)  The outdoor screen is approximately 45 feet tall and will be located in the north parking lot, near Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse.  Tickets […]

NYS MWBE Firm Makes Generous Donation To Five Covid Hospital Units
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NYS MWBE Firm Makes Generous Donation To Five Covid Hospital Units

GRAHAM International Consulting and Research Inc. a NYS MWBE and Organic Luxury Antibacterial, Anti-fungal, Healthy Skin Healing Soaps by Designs by Dr. G companies donated Breakfast to 5 Covid Hospital Units which include at Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC, Northwell, Valley Stream, NY, NUMC, East Meadow, NY, Southside Hospital, Bayshore, NY, and Stonybrook Hospital, Stonybrook, New […]

National Black Theatre Celebrates Founder's Month 2020
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National Black Theatre Celebrates Founder’s Month 2020

Harlem’s historic National Black Theatre (NBT) is hosting an annual salute to its founder and CEO emerita, the late Dr. Barbara Ann Teer, with NBT’s Founder’s Month, a month-long celebration of Teer, Black theater and community. Running through July 18, the celebration will feature the launch of NBT@Home: A Letter to the Future, a new series of […]

Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of First Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund
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Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of First Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund

The dance service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the 69 recipients of the first iteration of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, and the second round of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, made possible by the generous support of The New York Community Trust. “We are proud to have facilitated support […]

=SPACE Launches Free Digital Programming In Response To COVID-19
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=SPACE Launches Free Digital Programming In Response To COVID-19

=SPACE, the co-working space centering multicultural business owners, has launched digital programming available nationwide and streaming weekly on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. The intersectional programming which mirrors that of the physical location in Newark, spans from meditation and wellness sessions for members to cope with anxiety and stress, to other interactive offerings and skill-building workshops […]

Chamber Executive States “Black Chamber support will be vital to Black Business Success during this economic downturn in America.”
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Chamber Executive States “Black Chamber support will be vital to Black Business Success during this economic downturn in America.”

Executive of New York’s State’s largest African American Chamber LIAACC States “Black Chamber support will be vital to Black Business Success during this economic downturn in America.” As the New District Office of the United States Small Business Administration’s 2019 Small Business Champion for 14 counties in Downstate, New York we see the struggles that African Businesses […]

Protesters March through Long Island's North Shore
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Protesters March through Long Island’s North Shore

Demonstrators peacefully gathered to walk the streets of Glen Cove on Long Island’s North Shore to protest police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police.

"Make Music New York" to Go Virtual in the Time of  COVID-19
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“Make Music New York” to Go Virtual in the Time of COVID-19

Make Music New York, the one-of-a-kind festival of music made by and for New Yorkers and held each June 21, will return for its 14th consecutive year despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, organizers announced today. In response to the pandemic, Make Music New York has developed creative virtual and social distanced ways for […]

Peaceful Protests Take Place on Long Island
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Peaceful Protests Take Place on Long Island

Protesters rallied peacefully, marched and condemned police brutality as they gathered on the lawn of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building in Mineola. In the past 30 days, Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead while jogging in Georgia, Breonna Taylor was shot dead in her Kentucky home and George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police […]

Virtual NY Pride to Honor LGBTQ Frontline Heroes
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Virtual NY Pride to Honor LGBTQ Frontline Heroes

The New York LGBT Network, organizers of Long Island Pride, announced today that Pride will go on and be bigger than ever. Adhering to meeting the requirements to not gather in large crowds, this year’s Pride celebration will feature “Virtual NY Pride” on Sunday, June 14th, the day commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Long Island Pride […]

"Let's Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo"
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“Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo”

Gibson the iconic, American-made, leading instrument brand is proud to partner with the legendary Apollo Theater for the “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo” benefit concert. The celebration marks the launch of a partnership between Gibson and the Apollo Theater which will include collaborations on future show programming, music education initiatives, music preservation and support established and emerging talent. The LIVE, […]

NYC No Tobacco Week 2020
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NYC No Tobacco Week 2020

A consortium of New York City’s top cancer centers and statewide tobacco-free partners announce the creation of NYC No Tobacco Week 2020. The week-long initiative starts Monday, June 1, one day after and in celebration of World No Tobacco Day. The organizers developed a series of free online evening webinars and variety of online resources in […]

National PR Day Parade will be a TV Special in 2020 due to COVID19
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National PR Day Parade will be a TV Special in 2020 due to COVID19

WABC-TV, the No. 1 broadcast station in the U.S., and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) committee have announced an exciting 90-minute community celebration taking place on SUNDAY, JUNE 14 at noon. The official Parade program will be hosted by WABC-TV anchors Joe Torres and David Novarro along with Sunny Hostin, co-host of “The View.”  Featured will be special appearances from community […]

Submissions Now Open for New Yorkers to Design Flags at Rockefeller Center
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Submissions Now Open for New Yorkers to Design Flags at Rockefeller Center

New Yorkers and artists are invited to participate in “The Flag Project,” a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to design the iconic flags that will be flown from all 192 flagpoles surrounding the Rink at Rockefeller Center this August. The challenge invites New Yorkers to show their love for their city and submit their own artworks celebrating New […]