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Pantene Celebrates Diversity with Powerful “All Strong Hair is Beautiful Hair” Campaign
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Pantene Celebrates Diversity with Powerful “All Strong Hair is Beautiful Hair” Campaign

Pantene has helped to define “Beautiful Hair” for 40 years through powerful images of strong, healthy hair; however, while diversity and inclusion continue to improve in society, there is still a level of inequality in how African American hair is represented in popular culture and in mainstream hair care advertising. Mass brands, like Pantene, have […]

NYC Health Department Recognizes World Tuberculosis Day
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NYC Health Department Recognizes World Tuberculosis Day

In recognition of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, the Health Department today released an annual summary of 2016 data on TB in New York City. The new report indicates the number of people diagnosed with TB in New York City decreased from 577 in 2015 to 565 in 2016, which corresponds to a rate of 6.9 […]

Roc Nation’s Jim Jones & Television Personality Tahiry Join the Cast of “The Line Up”
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Roc Nation’s Jim Jones & Television Personality Tahiry Join the Cast of “The Line Up”

Director/Producer Anky Cyriaque is lining up an amazing cast for his new television scripted pilot “The Line Up”. Artist, Designer, Actor, and Roc Nation’s newest member Jim Jones, and Television Personality Tahiry (VH1’s Love & Hip Hop New York) have signed on. Jones is also an executive producer on the show via his company, Jones […]

Artexpo New York Returns April 21–24, 2017 at Pier 94
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Artexpo New York Returns April 21–24, 2017 at Pier 94

Artexpo New York, the annual juried art show taking place at Pier 94 in the heart of New York City, will run from Friday, April 21 to Monday, April 24, 2017. As a highlight of Redwood Media Group’s lineup of fine and contemporary art shows, Artexpo New York hosts hundreds of art publishers, gallery owners, […]

Mint Condition’s Stokley Williams Comes With Solo CD
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Mint Condition’s Stokley Williams Comes With Solo CD

There was a time when Mint Condition was racking up hits and dominating radio, but after more than two decades as the lead vocalist for the R&B band, Stokley Williams has decided to step out as a solo artist. He has just dropped his debut solo album Introducing Stokley.Stokley called in a few friends for […]

New York Trend NYC: February 28-March 8, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: February 28-March 8, 2017

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Movie Review: Kong Skull Island
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Movie Review: Kong Skull Island

Ever since The Avengers came on the scene all the big movie companies have been scrambling to create their own shared movie universes and very rarely do they ever take off.  However, in today’s case there is an exception and it began with the abysmal 2014 reboot of Godzilla. Filled to the brim with flat […]

Regina King Rocks THEIA on GMA
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Regina King Rocks THEIA on GMA

Regina King looked radiant this morning for her appearance on Good Morning America wearing a THEIA wild daffodil printed matte lasse cocktail dress from the Resort 2017 collection. The dress is currently available for purchase at www.theiacouture.com for $695.    

Health Department Releases Health Alert on Increase in Hepatitis A Cases
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Health Department Releases Health Alert on Increase in Hepatitis A Cases

The Health Department has released a Health Alert to notify providers of an increase in hepatitis A cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) in New York City. Five patients were identified in the first two months of 2017, none of whom had traveled internationally. The Health Department usually identifies zero to three cases […]

Dionne Warwick Named Goodwill Ambassador in Fight Against HIV/AIDS
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Dionne Warwick Named Goodwill Ambassador in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Legendary entertainer Dionne Warwick has released three new public service announcements (PSAs) designed to heighten public awareness about the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS on older adults and women over the age of 50, especially African American women. The informational PSAs, which focus on Women and HIV, the use of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP, and Older […]

Volunteers Needed for the 23rd Annual New York Cares Day Spring
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Volunteers Needed for the 23rd Annual New York Cares Day Spring

New York Cares Day Spring – the organization’s annual citywide spring volunteer event – will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM. New York Cares is seeking 3,000 volunteers to revitalize 40 parks, gardens, waterfronts, and playgrounds in high-need areas. In New York City’s largest hands-on spring-cleaning event, volunteers […]

Octavia Spencer Hosts Saturday Night Live
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Octavia Spencer Hosts Saturday Night Live

Watch Octavia’s Monologue as she hosts SNL!

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 […]