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Harlem Stage Announces  2018 Spring Season Bringing  World Class Performing Artists of Color to Harlem   
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Harlem Stage Announces 2018 Spring Season Bringing World Class Performing Artists of Color to Harlem  

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 30 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the   globe, is proud to present its Spring 2018 season of performances. The season is curated by Monique Martin, newly appointed Director of Programming for Harlem Stage […]

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 […]

Long Island Chapter (NY), The Links, Incorporated December Community Service Programming
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Long Island Chapter (NY), The Links, Incorporated December Community Service Programming

Long Island’s First National Society of Black Engineers Chapter Designed for Middle School Aged Girls   Understanding the importance to promote student awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering andMathematics (STEM) and the opportunities for African Americans and other minorities in STEM related professions, the Long Island Chapter, The Links, Incorporated took the lead and provided a platform […]

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. […]

Statement by Attorneys for Khari Noerdlinger Pertaining Decision by the Judge
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Statement by Attorneys for Khari Noerdlinger Pertaining Decision by the Judge

“Today was complete vindication for Khari Noerdlinger, having lied-repeatedly-to the grand jury and engaged in gross prosecutorial misconduct, the state voluntarily dismissed the manslaughter charge and agreed to dismiss the remaining charges after the successful completion of six months of the pretrial intervention program. Now that the case is over, we will initiate a lawsuit […]

New York State's Largest African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC Set to Host Expo On Long Island February 22, 2018 At Nassau Community College
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC Set to Host Expo On Long Island February 22, 2018 At Nassau Community College

Long Island, New York – New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce Inc. LIAACC tells why small business owners, professionals and consumers should attend its February 22, 2018 African American Business Expo at Nassau Community College.  The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Business Expo is held in partnership Nassau Community […]

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 […]

Brooklyn Heights Comedy Nights! Hosted By Shelly Colman @vThe Vineapple Cafe
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Brooklyn Heights Comedy Nights! Hosted By Shelly Colman @vThe Vineapple Cafe

The Brooklyn Heights Comedy Nights! is a monthly stand-up show featuring local comedians, big-time headliners, foreign nationals and everything in between.  Scheduled for December 21st – the 3rd Thursday of the month –  the 8:30pm show is co-hosted by Brooklyn-born comedian Shelly Colman (2014 Newcomer National Grand Champion Ladies of Laughter Competition, Cinder Block Comedy […]

Statement from Rev. Al Sharpton on Judge's Denial of Meek Mill Bail Request
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Statement from Rev. Al Sharpton on Judge’s Denial of Meek Mill Bail Request

Following a recent visit with Meek Mill, Rev. Al Sharpton released the following statement in response to Judge Genece Brinkley’s decision to deny Meek Mill’s bail request on Monday:   “We at National Action Network continue to urge Judge Genece Brinkley to recuse herself. We need a judge that has no interest or reported bias […]

Guides Association of New York City (GANYC) Announces Billy Mitchell as Lifetime Achievement Honoree at 4th-Annual GANYC Apple Awards
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Guides Association of New York City (GANYC) Announces Billy Mitchell as Lifetime Achievement Honoree at 4th-Annual GANYC Apple Awards

The Guides Association of New York City (GANYC)  is proud to announce that “Mr. Apollo” Billy Mitchell will be the Lifetime Achievement Award honoree at the 4th Annual GANYC Apple Awards on March 12, 2018 at the SVA Theater. The Apple Awards celebrate those who make New York City great. Over a dozen awards are […]

A "Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues" Pop Up Shop and Live Performance At Rough Trade This Weekend in Brooklyn
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A “Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues” Pop Up Shop and Live Performance At Rough Trade This Weekend in Brooklyn

36 Chambers presents a Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues pop up shop this weekend, December 1-3, at Rough Trade (64 N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249) in Brooklyn, NY. The hours are: Friday (11a-11p), Saturday (11a-11p), Sunday (11a-9p), with a special live performance by Mathematics, Wu-Tang’s long time DJ, who produced the critically acclaimed recent album, […]

New York’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce, LIAACC, Adds New Leadership
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New York’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce, LIAACC, Adds New Leadership

New York’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC adds new leadership to its Board of Directors.   Emerging leaders are vital in all sectors of society, and LIAACC is grateful that its organization is committed to leadership development and chamber development; and in its ability to attract leaders who are both willing and capable of […]

Annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic will Take Place at the World-Famous Apollo Theater
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Annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic will Take Place at the World-Famous Apollo Theater

National Double Dutch League welcomes double dutch teams of all ages from all around the globe to celebrate the 26th year of the David A. Walker Memorial annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic at the famous Apollo Theater (253 W. 125 Street, New York, NY) on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. We […]

Youngsters Learning Wonders of Science with Con Edison's 'STEM' Grants
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Youngsters Learning Wonders of Science with Con Edison’s ‘STEM’ Grants

Con Edison has kicked off the third year for two programs to stimulate interest among thousands of middle school children in science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM subjects. The programs have been so successful they have been expanded. The first program, Con Edison STEM Days Out, provides $25,000 grants to cultural institutions in […]

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 […]