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National Small Business Week Announced May 5, 2019 to May 11, 2019
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National Small Business Week Announced May 5, 2019 to May 11, 2019

National Small Business Week is celebrated in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. For more than 50 years the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. The Long Island African American Chamber […]

NFL’s 1st African American Female Coach will be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming Event
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NFL’s 1st African American Female Coach will be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming Event

At a time when women’s voices are rising around the world, The Fierce Fabulous Unstoppable Executive Leadership Conference will be commemorated locally at the Brooklyn Hilton on Sunday, June 2nd 9am-5pm through a rich diversity of initiatives, celebrating women’s accomplishments, and potential, while reflecting on this year’s theme “Reclaiming our Time” Technological advances, mobility of […]

NYC Health + Hospitals Receive $2 Million in Grants to Pay Medical School Debt in Return for Service to Public Health System
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NYC Health + Hospitals Receive $2 Million in Grants to Pay Medical School Debt in Return for Service to Public Health System

NYC Health + Hospitals, the nation’s largest public health care system serving more than one million New Yorkers annually, today announced that the health system was able to secure more than $2 million in special loan forgiveness grants for 17 physicians in exchange for their commitment to continue serving needy New Yorkers in the Health + Hospitals […]

Co-Creator and Artistic Creator of Poeartistry, Inc. Awarded "Diversity In Business" Award by Long Island Business News
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Co-Creator and Artistic Creator of Poeartistry, Inc. Awarded “Diversity In Business” Award by Long Island Business News

On April 16, 2019 Long Island Business News honored Gregory Singer, LMSW, SBL, SDL – AKA (Rage Sinclaire) and Co-Creator and Artistic Creator of Poeartistry, Inc. as one of the 2019 Diversity in Business Honorees at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, New York.  Long Island Business News awards are designed to highlight the outstanding […]

Con Edison Director from Hempstead Need YMCA Black Achiever in Industry
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Con Edison Director from Hempstead Need YMCA Black Achiever in Industry

A Con Edison director who helped organize the company’s response to the hurricane that tore through Puerto Rico in 2017 has been named winner of a Black Achiever in Industry Award by the Harlem YMCA. Hempstead, Long Island resident Catherine Lewis, who works in Con Edison’s Emergency Preparedness group, received the award for her professional […]

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of E-Moves, Harlem Stage's Signature Dance Series - May 2-11
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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of E-Moves, Harlem Stage’s Signature Dance Series – May 2-11

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 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 2019 season of performances. The 2019 spring season is curated by Monique Martin, Director of Programming for Harlem Stage and […]

National Black Theatre Joins Forces with the Apollo Theater for WiLDFLOWER
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National Black Theatre Joins Forces with the Apollo Theater for WiLDFLOWER

The Apollo Theater Salon Series in partnership with Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) will present WiLDFLOWER, the staged concert reading of the full-length musical with book, music and lyrics by Jason Michael Webb and Lelund Durond Thompson, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, on the Apollo Theater Soundstage. Tickets to the event, directed by Logan […]

The Billie Holiday Theatre  Continues its Spring 2019 Season With The World Premiere of  A Walk Into Slavery
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The Billie Holiday Theatre Continues its Spring 2019 Season With The World Premiere of A Walk Into Slavery

The award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre has announced the world premiere of the ground-breaking A Walk Into Slavery.  As 2019 marks the 400thyear of the first enslaved Africans brought to the Jamestown settlement in America, The Billie will present this multi-media meditation experience as it takes audiences on an evocative and emotional historical expedition to the genesis […]

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce President, Phil Andrews Named 2019 SBA NY District Small Business Champion
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce President, Phil Andrews Named 2019 SBA NY District Small Business Champion

On March 11, 2019 the Small Business Administration’s New York District Office formally announced the selection of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s President Phil Andrews as the 2019 Small Business Champion for the New York District office which is in Downstate New York at 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York. […]

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Honors Lynnette Carr-Hicks During 21st Annual Women’s History Trailblazer Awards Ceremony
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Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Honors Lynnette Carr-Hicks During 21st Annual Women’s History Trailblazer Awards Ceremony

Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) honored Lynnette Carr-Hicks, the creator and founder of Uniondale High School’s nationally and internationally acclaimed “Rhythm of The Knight” show choir during Nassau County’s 21stannual Women’s History Trailblazer Awards ceremony on Monday, March 25.  Lynnette Carr-Hicks, who earned a B.S. in Music Business and Vocal Performance from […]

The Long Island Links Provide Dental Screenings during National Oral Health Month
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The Long Island Links Provide Dental Screenings during National Oral Health Month

The Long Island (NY) Chapter, The Links Incorporated recognized National Oral Health Month through delivering dental screenings to 525 elementary students in Hempstead and Westbury. Under the leadership of Leah E. Watson, Chapter President, Program Chair Juanita Winfield and Health and Human Services Chair Claudia Germain, The Long Island Links provided freedental screenings and oral […]

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.'s Kappa Sigma Chapter Youth Symposium
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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.’s Kappa Sigma Chapter Youth Symposium

Bullying (real life stories and solutions for prevention) was the hot topic at Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.’s Kappa Sigma Chapter Youth Symposium which was held at the Graham Wyndham Academy @PS 123 in Harlem, NY, on Saturday, March 10, 2019.   The annual Youth  Symposium, which is held by many of the sorority’s chapter […]

Special Olympics New York Announces "Put Me In Coach" Campaign to Launch Programs for Children in NYC
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Special Olympics New York Announces “Put Me In Coach” Campaign to Launch Programs for Children in NYC

Special Olympics New York President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman today announced a Put Me In Coach! Campaign, seeking 60 “Young Athletes Champions” to donate at least $100 in the next four weeks. If successful, the campaign will make Special Olympics New York eligible for a $100,000 USA Today grant that it will use to add much […]

7th Annual Gospel Health Fest
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7th Annual Gospel Health Fest

In honor of Minority Health Month the  Suffolk County Community College – College Wide Office of Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services —Office of Minority Health are holding their 7th Annual Gospel Health Fest on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Van Nostrand Theater on Suffolk County Community College—Grant Campus located at 1001 Crooked Hill Rd., […]

'A Soulful Music Celebration' returns to Aaron Davis Hall
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‘A Soulful Music Celebration’ returns to Aaron Davis Hall

A moving voyage through the sounds of the Black American experience returns to Aaron Davis Hall as City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) presents “A Soulful Music Celebration” on Saturday, April 6, at 3 p.m. The event, featuring Marvin Lowe and Friends and narrated by Obie-award winning actress Barbara Montgomery will take audiences on a […]