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Black Public Media Urges African American's to ‘BE HEARD!’
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Black Public Media Urges African American’s to ‘BE HEARD!’

Black Public Media (BPM) has launched “BE HEARD!”, a social media campaign engaging the African American community around key issues surrounding the November 3 election. The Harlem-based nonprofit dedicated to media content about the global Black experience, commissioned Color Farm Media to create a series of shorts featuring influencers — including actors Erika Alexander and […]

Chamber Executives States “Chamber Development and Leadership Development Vital To Black Business Growth Across America”
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Chamber Executives States “Chamber Development and Leadership Development Vital To Black Business Growth Across America”

Chamber Executives states “chamber development and leadership development is vital to black business growth Across America” during COVID-19 Crisis, and Post COVID-19.  It is no secret that Black Businesses in America have suffered a tremendous loss during this recent pandemic.  Chamber development and leadership development plans and strategies must work in parallel together to foster […]

Banker & Non-Profit Advocate, Lorraine Aycock Passes Away, 53
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Banker & Non-Profit Advocate, Lorraine Aycock Passes Away, 53

Lorraine Aycock, a pillar in the Long Island community, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. She was 53. Aycock was a senior vice president and market manager of Enterprise Business and Community Engagement for Bank of America and served on the board of the United Way of Long Island. “Over her decade-long involvement with […]

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber LIAAC's President Interviewed On The International Grapevine Television Show
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber LIAAC’s President Interviewed On The International Grapevine Television Show

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber LIAACC ‘s President Interviewed On The International Grapevine Television Show.  The Grapevine is a television program that has gone from an idea on the blackboard to a program that deals with everyday life. The Grapevine has been in existence for more than 15 years serving the New York […]

Legislators Abrahams and Mulé, Cedarmore Farmers’ Market Host Pop-Up Shop for Seniors and Community in Freeport
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Legislators Abrahams and Mulé, Cedarmore Farmers’ Market Host Pop-Up Shop for Seniors and Community in Freeport

Nassau County Legislators Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) and Debra Mulé (D – Freeport) partnered with the Cedarmore Corporation to host a pop-up farmers market outside the Zion Cathedral Church of God in Christ in Freeport on Friday, Sept. 4. There, eligible shoppers ages 60 and older received $20 vouchers, distributed by the Nassau County […]

Hip Hop For Peace
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Hip Hop For Peace

On September 17, 2020, at 10:00 am EST, the United Nations will hold the official Peace Day ceremony which includes the ringing of the Peace Bell and the Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) will participate in the official ceremony. All of the countries represented by the UN participate in the program annually and it will be […]

Allied Health Training Programs Available for Aspiring Healthcare Professionals
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Allied Health Training Programs Available for Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

Ideal School of Allied Health Care Provides Allied Health Training Programs To Aspiring Healthcare Professionals In A Variety of Fields.  Ideal School of Allied Health Care is licensed by the state of New York Education Department to provide allied health training programs to aspiring healthcare professionals. Training programs have a very specific objective to develop quality people who will soon […]

Scholarship Program Seeking New York's Top Youth Volunteers
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Scholarship Program Seeking New York’s Top Youth Volunteers

In this time of disruption due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to celebrate young people making a difference through volunteer service.  Today through November 10, Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) are calling on New York youth volunteers to apply for scholarships and national recognition through The Prudential Spirit […]

Southampton Achieves Special Olympics "Banner" Status Leadership Creating an Inclusive School Community
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Southampton Achieves Special Olympics “Banner” Status Leadership Creating an Inclusive School Community

Special Olympics New York President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman today announced that nine New York high schools – including Southampton High School – have been named as National Banner Unified Champion Schools in recognition of their leadership in creating an inclusive school community where all students are accepted, celebrated, and included. The distinction marks the […]

American Museum of Natural History to Reopen to General Public on 9/9
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American Museum of Natural History to Reopen to General Public on 9/9

The American Museum of Natural History will be reopening its doors to Members on Wednesday, September 2, and to the general public on Wednesday, September 9. Advance ticket reservations are required and are available on amnh.org or through the Museum’s Explorer app. (For a trailer announcing the Museum’s reopening, click here.) Upon reopening, most of the Museum’s permanent halls will […]

New Directory of U.S. African American Businesses Launches Nationwide
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New Directory of U.S. African American Businesses Launches Nationwide

New nationwide Black Business Directory, U.S. African American Business Directory Business Directory is needed to connect African American Business nationwide.  The business directory was created to fill a void in helping African Americans find quality African American Businesses in the black community across America. “The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. New York […]

Harlem-Based "Baked Cravings" Set To Open New East Village Location
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Harlem-Based “Baked Cravings” Set To Open New East Village Location

The good people of the East Village can now rejoice, because Harlem favorite, Baked Cravings, is soon to be their new neighbor! Baked Cravings is a mecca of delicious, inventive baked goods and snacks that is also dedicated to maintaining an entirely nut-free facility, so their delightful offerings can be enjoyed by all. Baked Cravings uses only […]

New Children’s Book “Keeping Your Cool” by Renée McRae Helps Students Manage Their Emotions and Behavior At Home And School
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New Children’s Book “Keeping Your Cool” by Renée McRae Helps Students Manage Their Emotions and Behavior At Home And School

New Children’s Book “Keeping Your Cool” How to Stay Cool at Home or in School by Renée McRae helps students manage their emotions and behavior at home and school. Keeping Your Cool by Renée McRae, is a fun, short story written in rhyming verse filled with scenarios and tips to help students better manage their […]

Brooklyn Native Serves Aboard USS Thomas Hudner
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Brooklyn Native Serves Aboard USS Thomas Hudner

Petty Officer 1st Class Krystal Belcher, a native of Brooklyn, New York, is serving aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116). The ship is currently operating in the Atlantic Ocean in support of naval operations. Belcher joined the Navy to see the world, find a better life and have educational opportunities. Now, […]

Battery Dance  presents  The 39th Annual  Battery Dance Festival In Virtual Form August 14-22, 2020
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Battery Dance presents The 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival In Virtual Form August 14-22, 2020

The 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival will feature free virtual performances from August 14-22, 2020, available online nightly 7pm – 8pm via YouTube. For more information, visit http://batterydance.org/battery-dance-festival/. Films will remain online for ten days after their premiere. The Battery Dance Festival brings together 52 filmed performances including 28 premieres from 19 countries. Themed evenings include World and U.S. film […]