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NYC Health Dept Launches "The Sour Side of Sweet" Media Campaign on the Health Hazards of Sugary Drinks
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NYC Health Dept Launches “The Sour Side of Sweet” Media Campaign on the Health Hazards of Sugary Drinks

   The Health Department has announced a new media campaign and educational materials on the health dangers of consuming sugary- sweetened beverages. The drinks include soda, sweetened iced tea, sports drinks, energy drinks, fruit punch and other fruit-flavored drinks. The new campaign, “The Sour Side of Sweet,” illustrates the health impact of sugary drinks while […]

The Black Business Association’s “Salute to Black Music Awards Gala” Honors Two Renown Music Icons
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The Black Business Association’s “Salute to Black Music Awards Gala” Honors Two Renown Music Icons

  (Top Photo L-R) Danny Bakewell, Ethiopia Habtemariam, Clarence Avant, Quincy Jones and Lee Bailey (Bottom Photo) Earl “Skip” Cooper (Center), founder, Black Business Associate with honorees Lee Bailey and Clarence Avant     Hundreds filled the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Ballroom to witness the Black Business Association (BBA), the oldest ethnic business organization in the […]

Forbes Magazine Features Jared Kushner's Very Successful Brother
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Forbes Magazine Features Jared Kushner’s Very Successful Brother

In Forbes magazine’s latest cover story, The Other Brother (p. 70 in the April 25, 2017 issue), Forbes gains exclusive access to Jared Kushner’s brother, Josh Kushner. At a very young age, Josh Kushner has built one of America’s ascendant venture firms and a $2.7 billion business off of Obamacare. Now his brother, Jared, sits […]

One-Click Access to Culturally Relevant Books & Resources
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One-Click Access to Culturally Relevant Books & Resources

African Ancestry, Inc. has announced its partnership with MahoganyBooks, an award-winning online bookstore that specializes in books written for, by, or about people of the African Diaspora. The partnership underscores the power of Black businesses with aligned missions uniting to deliver products and services that educate, uplift and empower Black communities across the world. Central […]

EazieDaGod Releases New Summertime Anthem “Booty Shorts”  Featuring Motown’s own T. Money Green from The Dramatics
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EazieDaGod Releases New Summertime Anthem “Booty Shorts” Featuring Motown’s own T. Money Green from The Dramatics

Summer is here and like the weather the music industry is really starting to heat up. This week EazieDaGod released his new summertime single “Booty Shorts”. “It’s a summer anthem, for the ladies and the fellas who love to see women in their summer shorts. It has an upbeat tempo to it. Listeners will be […]

Joshua2’s  “Blues Project: Pentecostal Blues Concert” Includes Black Music Month Salute to  B.B. King at MIST Harlem from June 19-20
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Joshua2’s “Blues Project: Pentecostal Blues Concert” Includes Black Music Month Salute to B.B. King at MIST Harlem from June 19-20

By Nikki Kimbrough To celebrate the spirit of B.B. King, blues artist Joshua2 will feature a Black Music Month tribute to the blues great at his Blues Project: Pentecostal Blues Concert at New York City’s My Image Studios Harlem (MIST Harlem) located at 46 West 116th Street on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20. “When […]

5 Safety Tips For Women Traveling Alone
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5 Safety Tips For Women Traveling Alone

Perhaps more than ever, women are willing to ditch their traveling companions and go solo when it comes time to hit the road and see the world. A survey by Small Luxury Hotels of the World, for example, revealed that between 2011 and 2012 there was a 53 percent increase in the demand for rooms […]

May You Be Blessed This May
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May You Be Blessed This May

The Month of May is just about here. There are beautiful flowers in bloom and warmer weather heating up the season, preparing us for summer. But as May quickly approaches us, there is another version of the word I want us to think about. May, as in the past tense form of might, can be […]

16th Havana Film Festival New York Premiers New Latin American Films
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16th Havana Film Festival New York Premiers New Latin American Films

The 16th Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY), a project of American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (AFLFC), presents a first-rate program showcasing more than 45 films from and about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in the United States, April 9-17, 2015. The line-up includes a tribute to acclaimed Colombian writer Gabriel […]

Party like it's 1975 with "KC & The Sunshine Band" and "The Sugar Hill Gang
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Party like it’s 1975 with “KC & The Sunshine Band” and “The Sugar Hill Gang

Live Nation is pleased to present KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND with special guests The Sugar Hill Gang for one night only at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Friday, January 23 at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $69.50, $49.50 and $39.50 and available online at www.ticketmaster.com charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or at the Westbury […]

New Reality Series About African-American Celebrities Doing Good
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New Reality Series About African-American Celebrities Doing Good

ASPiRE, the television network that celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of African-Americans, will premiere its fifth original series, “Changemakers” on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. EDT. Currently in production in Atlanta, the half-hour reality series will spotlight African-American celebrities – such as Keshia Knight Pulliam and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges – who are making a difference […]

The Tenors Perform Valentine's Day Concert at NYCB Theatre
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The Tenors Perform Valentine’s Day Concert at NYCB Theatre

Live Nation is pleased to present THE TENORS in a special Valentine’s Day Concert on Friday, February 14 at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $69.50, $49.50 and $39.50 and are available online at www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or at the Westbury box office.  The charismatic quartet will delight fans with selections from their Juno […]

Kiss & Cry: A Brilliant Theatrical Performance Unlike Anything Experienced Before
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Kiss & Cry: A Brilliant Theatrical Performance Unlike Anything Experienced Before

When you attend the American premiere by an internationally known dance company you have certain expectations.  Who could have imagined the troupe would be dancing on their fingers?  That’s right, FINGERS. Kiss & Cry was created and performed by Charleroi Danses, the Choreographic Centre of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation of Belgium.  It was presented by Pittsburgh’s […]

"The Tavis Smiley Show From PRI" Expanding to 2 Hours "Smiley & West" Ending 3-Year Run
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“The Tavis Smiley Show From PRI” Expanding to 2 Hours “Smiley & West” Ending 3-Year Run

The Tavis Smiley Show from PRI announced today that it will be expanding to two hours beginning January 2014. The new two-hour format is a renewal of Smiley’s commitment to conversations of importance to America. The show will continue to focus on a wide range of issues including politics, business, health, sports, arts and culture, […]

Enjoy An Antique Carousel And Coaster at Idlewild Park, One Of the Nation’s Oldest Amusement Parks
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Enjoy An Antique Carousel And Coaster at Idlewild Park, One Of the Nation’s Oldest Amusement Parks

Idlewild Park (now Idlewild & Soak Zone) is the oldest amusement park in Pennsylvania (1878) and the third oldest in the United Sates behind Lake Compounce  in Connecticut (1846) and Cedar Point in Ohio (1870).  Like many amusement park of the 19th Century, Idlewild was originally built by a railroad to attract passenger business.  The […]