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The Apollo Theater Gathers  Notable Artists, Activists & Leaders for the return of the  WOW - Women of the World Festival
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The Apollo Theater Gathers Notable Artists, Activists & Leaders for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival

The Apollo Theater will gather artists, activists, and leaders from around the globe for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival, a four-day festival presented in collaboration with the Southbank Centre London on May 4-7, 2017. Founded in 2010 by Southbank’s Artistic Director Jude Kelly and originating at Southbank Centre, London, […]

Legendary R&B Icon Keith Sweat Returns To Limited Engagement at Flamingo Las Vegas
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Legendary R&B Icon Keith Sweat Returns To Limited Engagement at Flamingo Las Vegas

After his successful debut in January, Keith Sweat announced he will return for an additional run of his limited engagement, “Keith Sweat: Last Forever,” in the Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas from July 5 through July 22, 2017. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Keith’s triple-platinum album, “Make It Last Forever,” […]

Harlem Gospel Concert Series Honors Cissy Houston at Grand Opening
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Harlem Gospel Concert Series Honors Cissy Houston at Grand Opening

In the tradition of excellence always associated with Vy Higginsen, The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen’s Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th). Each week, Higginsen brings to the stage the […]

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”

The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (“LIAACC”) is New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce.  On March 28, 2017, LIAACC honored three extraordinary “Women Who Shine” at Pa Nash restaurant in Queens, NY.  These women are a shining example of professionalism, integrity, and devotion in their respective fields.  The ladies […]

Kanye West's "The Life of Pablo" Becomes 1st Streaming-Only Album to be Certified Platinum
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Kanye West’s “The Life of Pablo” Becomes 1st Streaming-Only Album to be Certified Platinum

Visionary multi-disciplinary artist Kanye West – who has won 22 Grammy Awards®, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide, and has twice been named to TIME magazine’s list of “100 Most Influential People In The World” – today becomes the first artist to scale this era’s highest musical plateau, as his universally acclaimed master­work THE LIFE OF PABLO becomes the first […]

Artist To Artist: Cape Verdean Singer ELL Cosme Chats With American R&B Singer Paloma Ford
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Artist To Artist: Cape Verdean Singer ELL Cosme Chats With American R&B Singer Paloma Ford

Music is the universal language, so when Cape Verdean singer ELL Cosme met up with American R&B/Pop singer Paloma Ford and her manager, music mogul Percy “Master P” Miller for a chat at NYC’s Bryant Park Grill they found they had lots to talk about. Ford was celebrating her latest single is “That Shit Ain’t […]

World’s Best Setting Lotion Brand Adds Game-Changing Temporary Hair Straightening Lotion And Cleansing & Conditioning Duo To The Family
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World’s Best Setting Lotion Brand Adds Game-Changing Temporary Hair Straightening Lotion And Cleansing & Conditioning Duo To The Family

Hair care styling favorite, Lottabody®, has added three new products to its signature collection of coconut and shea oil-infused styling products: SLEEK ME Blowout Lotion(SRP: $4.49. 8 fl. oz.) and HYDRATE ME Shampoo & Conditioner (SRP: $3.9910.1 fl. oz.). This now makes eleven omni-textured hair care products for the iconic hair care brand’s offering, which […]

The Film Society of Lincoln Center & African Film Festival, Inc. Announce Lineup for 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9
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The Film Society of Lincoln Center & African Film Festival, Inc. Announce Lineup for 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. have joined forces once again, to present the 24th New York African Film Festival, May 3-9. The festival’s theme, “The Peoples’ Revolution,” taps into the pulse of protest and the calls for change bubbling up throughout the peoples of the world, a reform charge […]

New York Trend NYC: March 30 - April 6, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: March 30 – April 6, 2017

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Jeff Redd: An Award-Winning Music Mogul, Recording Artist & Entrepreneur
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Jeff Redd: An Award-Winning Music Mogul, Recording Artist & Entrepreneur

Jeff Redd is much more than a 1990s singing sensation. Redd is an award-winning music mogul, recording artist, and entrepreneur. As a music artist, he is probably best known for his mega-hit singles, “You Called and Told Me” from the Strictly Business soundtrack and “Love High.”  As a music executive he helped launch the career of Mary J. […]

Report on Driving & Dangerous Driving Behaviors Among NYC Adults and Teens Has Been Released
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Report on Driving & Dangerous Driving Behaviors Among NYC Adults and Teens Has Been Released

  The Health Department today released a new Epi Data Brief on driving and dangerous driving behaviors. The report, “Driving and Self-reported Dangerous Driving Behaviors in New York City,” provides statistics collected for the first time on the number and characteristics of adults who drive in New York City, as well as estimates of adults […]

Spring Reading List: Page Turners To Check Out
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Spring Reading List: Page Turners To Check Out

Spring is finally here which means spending mor time outdoors. And what better way that to pass a nice spring day than reading a good book on a park bench. Here are a few books you might want to check out. Girls Rule The World: “Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe” by […]

Black Spirit Group Targets Inequity in Concert Industry
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Black Spirit Group Targets Inequity in Concert Industry

Black Spirit Group (BSG), a professional organization comprised of African American entertainment promoters and businessmen, is poised to begin a national community awareness campaign to educate African American concert goers on their buying power and the inequities in the concert industry that prevent their spending from impacting their communities. Specifically, BSG will highlight the systemic […]

Zonnique's Top 10 Debut of "Love Jones"
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Zonnique’s Top 10 Debut of “Love Jones”

Tameka “Tiny” Harris and her label Pretty Hustle announce the release of LOVE JONES, a 6-song EP debut by ZONNIQUE available for purchase on itunes.  BUY IT HERE. Paying homage with snippets from the seminal film of the same title, The EP, LOVE JONES, is ZONNIQUE’s first release as a solo artist offering the listener a taste of what is to come […]

Pfizer and the National Newspaper Publishers Association Collaborate to Raise Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease and Need for Improved Patient Care
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Pfizer and the National Newspaper Publishers Association Collaborate to Raise Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease and Need for Improved Patient Care

Pfizer Inc. and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a trade association of more than 200 African-American–owned community newspapers from around the United States, are collaborating to raise awareness of sickle cell disease, a lifelong and debilitating genetic disorder that affects red blood cells. People with rare diseases, like sickle cell disease, have unique and […]