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Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership
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Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership

Wells Fargo & Company, the leading U.S. home loan lender, today announced a $60 billion lending commitment to create at least 250,000 African American homeowners by 2027. The company’s commitment is a direct action to help address the lower homeownership rates in the African American community and follows Wells Fargo’s announcement to address Hispanic homeownership […]

Teyana Taylor Debuts Her FADE2FIT Workout Program
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Teyana Taylor Debuts Her FADE2FIT Workout Program

Singer-songwriter, dancer/choreographer, actress, Harlem native, and G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Recordings artist Teyana Taylor – the world­wide über-workout presence on the worldwide sensation “Fade” video (over 58 million YouTube views since its premiere at the 2016 MTV VMAs) – has launched her Fade2Fit workout program. Teyana’s serious body-sculpting goals ramped up after the birth of daughter […]

Rob Base, Cynthia, Performing in Forever Freestyle 11
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Rob Base, Cynthia, Performing in Forever Freestyle 11

Harlemite Rob Base put together a hip hop group in 5th grade called Sureshot Seven. “A bunch of us put together a little hip hop group. It was fun back then. We had a couple of DJs and MCs. In time we all branched out and did our own thing. At the end of the […]

New York Trend NYC: February 16-27, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: February 16-27, 2017

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Viola Davis Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress
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Viola Davis Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

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Black Ad Agency Guru Valerie Graves’ Powerful Memoir
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Black Ad Agency Guru Valerie Graves’ Powerful Memoir

Ad agency guru Valerie Graves knows how “pressure makes diamonds.” In her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman that I Pretended to Be,” she shows the reader every step of her journey from her teen mother experience in the projects of Pontiac, Michigan during the Motown-era to becoming a glass ceiling smashing executive in […]

AfricanAncestry.com Traces the Roots of Leading Black Fashion Influencers
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AfricanAncestry.com Traces the Roots of Leading Black Fashion Influencers

      Ever wonder why you navigate towards certain colors, shapes or textures? Do you have a flair for unique, unexpected fashion pairings? Well, guess what? It might just be in your DNA. African Ancestry, Inc. , the pioneers of genetics ancestry tracing for people of African descent, debuts a first-of-its kind fashion ‘Lookbook’ […]

City College Center for the Arts Hosts Dramatic Stage Reading of Lyrical Novel "Roni & Jamil"
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City College Center for the Arts Hosts Dramatic Stage Reading of Lyrical Novel “Roni & Jamil”

On Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00pm, City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) will host a dramatic stage reading of Pamela L. Laskin’s Ronit and Jamil, a lyrical novel which sets Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the modern-day Israel/Palestine conflict The event is free with registration at CCCA’s website, www.citycollegecenterforthearts.org or http://citycollegecenterforthearts.org/shows/ronit-and-jamil-aaron-davis-hall-february-28-2017/ Tuesday, February 28, […]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Partners with AHF’s Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition
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Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Partners with AHF’s Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has announced ]that it has formed a national yearlong partnership with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. through its Healthy Kappa Healthy Communities Initiatives to promote HIV/AIDS awareness, testing and treatment throughout the African-American community. The Healthy Kappa’s Healthy Communities’ initiative is spearheaded by the fraternity’s National Health and Wellness Committee led by […]

Lincoln Center's American Songbook 2017 Features 24 Concerts in Three Venues from Feb 1st - May 13th
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Lincoln Center’s American Songbook 2017 Features 24 Concerts in Three Venues from Feb 1st – May 13th

  The 18th season of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook, which runs from February 1 through May 13, continues to celebrate the best in American singing and songwriting, and redefine American song with performances by established and rising singers and singer-songwriters across a range of genres. Southern soul, bluegrass, folk, R&B, indie rock, pop, musical theater, […]

2017 No Limits International Tattoo Expo Comes To NYC
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2017 No Limits International Tattoo Expo Comes To NYC

When it comes to discovering body art exhibits and tattoo expos in New York, The New York Tattoo Show is one of the largest tattoo conventions in the city. If you love art, a fan of tattoos and like live entertainment, then this is the show for you. Whether you’re looking to just browse around […]

International Women's Day Conference Celebrates the Achievements of Women
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International Women’s Day Conference Celebrates the Achievements of Women

International Women’s Day Conference set to bring together the region’s top women influence across a variety of industries on March 11, 2017 at Hofstra University. The International Women’s Day Conference is a celebration of the achievements of women. The conference aim is to inspire women while celebrating our social, economic, cultural and political achievements. This […]

Beauty Expert Agunes White Debuts Anti-Aging Product 'Sexy Golddigger Serum'
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Beauty Expert Agunes White Debuts Anti-Aging Product ‘Sexy Golddigger Serum’

The U.S. skin care market is expected to reach $10,717.4 million by 2018. So skin care expert and entrepreneur Agunes White, the founder and CEO of Agunes Skin Care, has decided on the perfect time to launch her latest product, Sexy Golddigger Serum™. The name is more than provocative. “The name is, yes, powerful and sexy,’” […]

New York Trend NYC: February 9-15, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: February 9-15, 2017

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Brooklyn Community Services Holds Youth Action Summit on Feb 28th
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Brooklyn Community Services Holds Youth Action Summit on Feb 28th

Critical issues facing at-risk youth in Brooklyn’s low-income neighborhoods will be examined at Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Youth Action Summit: Voices for the Future of Brooklyn, a panel discussion and youth action resource hub. This community event will be moderated by C. Nicole Mason, PhD, noted policy expert, economic justice advocate and author, on February […]