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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)  TV Honors Winners Announced
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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) TV Honors Winners Announced

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” earned four wins from the African American Film Critics Association, who today, announced the winners of its upcoming AAFCA TV Honors. The highly popular Netflix limited series about the infamous Central Park rape case that resulted in the arrest and false imprisonment of five black youths, received the group’s […]

Movie Review: The Lion King
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Movie Review: The Lion King

Twenty-five years ago, I went to see my very first theatrical film. That movie was The Lion King. That was the film that sent me on my path of loving movies so of course when Disney finally got to The Lion King during their “live action remake phase” I would be excited to go see […]

African American author who secured 7-figure, six-book deal across two major publishers debuts this September
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African American author who secured 7-figure, six-book deal across two major publishers debuts this September

On the heels of the success of Black Panther and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, there has been an uptick of mainstream interest in black/African stories and creators. One such rising star, Rena Barron, snagged two three-book deals with two prestigious publishers that totaled in the seven-figure range. “Rena Barron has kicked off an adventure that […]

The Apollo Theater Presents Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem's Culture – Past.  Present. Future.
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The Apollo Theater Presents Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past. Present. Future.

On Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m., the Apollo Theater in partnership with Spectrum News NY1, WLBS, and New York Amsterdam News will present Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past. Present. Future. The panel will gather thought leaders from some of Harlem’s most influential arts organizations to celebrate milestone anniversaries in the Harlem arts community and discuss the roles these cultural organizations […]

Strand Bookstore Named Official NYC Landmark
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Strand Bookstore Named Official NYC Landmark

Book lover or not, every New Yorker has probably heard of the iconic Strand Bookstore at one point. Recently, it was named an official NYC landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).  Famous for its impressive 18-mile stretch of books, the Strand boasts a huge selection of both new and used books across virtually every […]

Therapist Shares 100 Simple Tips For Overcoming Anxiety & Depression & Learning To Trust Your Intuition
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Therapist Shares 100 Simple Tips For Overcoming Anxiety & Depression & Learning To Trust Your Intuition

Trust Your Intuition: 100 Ways to Transform Anxiety and Depression for Stronger Mental Health by Jill Sylvester Released May 31, 2019 Do you ever wish that when feelings of anxiety or depression start creeping in, a caring, supportive therapist was right there, helping you break past the dark thoughts and emotions? Enter licensed mental health counselor and […]

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces  Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Law
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Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Law

Flanked by colleagues in government and food allergy awareness advocates on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) on Monday, July 15 unveiled a series of reforms aimed at educating consumers and food service professionals about food allergies and how to identify, respond to and […]

Award-Winning Filmmaker Dives into Creepy Conspiracy Theories in Travel Channel's 'Strange World'
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Award-Winning Filmmaker Dives into Creepy Conspiracy Theories in Travel Channel’s ‘Strange World’

Independent filmmaker Christopher Garetano, whose award-winning film “Montauk Chronicles” inspired the hit show “Stranger Things,” has spent a lifetime searching for the truth behind some of America’s most unusual stories. Now, he begins a boots-on-the-ground investigation into the legends, mysteries and first-person accounts that fuel this country’s creepiest conspiracy theories and unexplained occurrences in the […]

Art Exhibition featuring  Kumasi J. Barnett, "The Amazing Black-Man"
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Art Exhibition featuring Kumasi J. Barnett, “The Amazing Black-Man”

Lowell Ryan Projects is pleased to present The Amazing Black-Man, a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Kumasi J. Barnett.Riffing on classic superhero series including; The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Superman, Daredevil and Captain America, the show will feature two hundred hand-painted comic book works pinned up in their clear plastic sleeves. For each work, […]

Movie Review: Crawl
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Movie Review: Crawl

This summer seems to be filled to the brim with horror films, more so than usual. From psychotic stalkers, to killer dolls and ghosts galore, is it any wonder they’re having such a difficult time standing out this year? Well, there’s a chance that we may finally have one movie that can, in the form […]

NALIP Honors AAFCA with its 2019 "We Are Inclusion" Award
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NALIP Honors AAFCA with its 2019 “We Are Inclusion” Award

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) has announced that it will present the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) with their We Are Inclusion Award during the 20th Annual NALIP Media Summit, July 25-28, in Hollywood. For the past two years, NALIP has put a laser focus on encouraging diversity in Hollywood through its […]

Here Comes the Heat - and the Savings Opportunities!
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Here Comes the Heat – and the Savings Opportunities!

Con Edison reminds its customers they can take simple steps to save energy and money this week as hot weather hits the New York City area. The company recommends that customers take these steps: ·         Turn off air conditioners, lights and other appliances when not at home and use a timer to turn on your air […]

Hundreds of Veterans Attend Nassau County Summer Stand Down
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Hundreds of Veterans Attend Nassau County Summer Stand Down

On July 9th, the Nassau County Veterans Services Agency welcomed hundreds to the annual Veterans Summer Stand Down at the Freeport Armory, offering a Free Veterans BBQ, VA Enrollment, support services, pantry items, clothing, haircuts and one-on-one counseling provided by many representatives from federal, state, and local agencies. Representatives from several Nassau County government agencies […]

Annual Vital Statistics Data Show Fewer Premature Deaths & Fewer Births in NYC in 2017
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Annual Vital Statistics Data Show Fewer Premature Deaths & Fewer Births in NYC in 2017

The NYC Health Department has released the 2017 Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that life expectancy in New York City was 81.2 years, a one-year increase since 2008. The age-adjusted premature death (before age 65) rate decreased by 2.4% from 2016. Teen birth rates fell sharply over the past 10 years, with a 56.2% decline […]

New York Trend NYC: July 4-10, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: July 4-10, 2019

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