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Long Island (NY) Chapter The Links, Incorporated Presents: STEAMFEST
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Long Island (NY) Chapter The Links, Incorporated Presents: STEAMFEST

Audra McDonald at the Tony's
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Audra McDonald at the Tony’s

Audra McDonald attended and presented at the Tony Awards last night wearing Halston’s One Shoulder Drape Front Satin Gown.  Made from luxurious heavy crepe fabric, this gown features a one shoulder silhouette and is enhanced with a laser cut satin flounce drape at the front and back of the neckline that cascades down to a high […]

Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian: Redefines Revenge in Season 3
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Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian: Redefines Revenge in Season 3

As of today, we are officially 1 month away from the Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian season 3 premiere (Sunday, July 7 at 9 p.m.) And, after taking a look at the latest teaser above, we couldn’t be more excited. Per the new footage, Khloe Kardashian‘s transformation series will “redefine” revenge. Not only will contestants shed pounds with […]

Queens Native Serves Aboard U.S. Navy Warship Half A World Away
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Queens Native Serves Aboard U.S. Navy Warship Half A World Away

Seaman Maleke Abbott, a native of Queens, New York, wanted to join the Navy to further his education.  Now, one year later and half a world away, Abbott serves aboard one of the Navy’s most dependable amphibious ships at Fleet Activities Sasebo, patrolling one of the world’s busiest maritime regions as part of U.S. 7th […]

New Music from Ell Cosme
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New Music from Ell Cosme

Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond to Lead New York Theological Seminary into a New Era
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Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond to Lead New York Theological Seminary into a New Era

Rev. Dr. Walrond has begun her new role as the New York Theological Seminary’s (NYTS) 12th president — and as its first African American female president —on June 3rd marking a historic milestone for the 119-year-old institution.  Dr. Walrond brings more than two decades of leadership in academia and ministry that will help shape new […]

AAFCA Collaborates with Revolt TV to Discover Next Gen Talent for New Series "Short and Fresh"
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AAFCA Collaborates with Revolt TV to Discover Next Gen Talent for New Series “Short and Fresh”

The  African American Film Critics Association — the world’s largest group of leading black film critics – has partnered with broadcast network REVOLT to spotlight rising young filmmakers in the new series “Short and Fresh,” a bi-monthly show that airs Friday’s at 10pm ET on REVOLT. Each one-hour episode of “Short and Fresh” provides audiences with a lens […]

New York Trend NYC: May 30 - June 5, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: May 30 – June 5, 2019

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Con Edison Projects Lower Summer Bills
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Con Edison Projects Lower Summer Bills

Con Edison is forecasting lower bills for residential customers during this summer season, compared to last year, as the energy company invests more than $1.5 billion in its overhead and underground electric delivery systems to meet usage demands on peak hot days. A typical New York City residential customer using 350 kilowatt hours per month […]

Movie Review: Ma
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Movie Review: Ma

Octavia Spencer has had a very interesting career. After winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2012, she has gone on to star in many high profile films such as Snowpiercer, Hidden Figures, Zootopia and The Shape of Water. But before she was such a high profile actress, Octavia Spencer mostly worked smaller […]

The Levett Family On Top In The Funeral Industry
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The Levett Family On Top In The Funeral Industry

Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home., Inc. is a family owned and operated funeral service provider established in 1980 by Mr. Gregory B. Levett Sr. and his wife Betty. The Levett legacy of providing traditional, thoughtful and dignified funeral services spans over four generations. Mr. Levett began mastering the art of funeral service at […]

New York Aquarium Announces Family-Friendly Events in June
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New York Aquarium Announces Family-Friendly Events in June

For the past 20 years, members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) have celebrated our planet with annual Party For The Planet® events. This year, with the support from the Disney Conservation Fund, members will be helping their communities “spring into action” with opportunities for families to volunteer to improve our planet from Earth […]

"Twisted Melodies" Highlights the Life of Donny Hathaway
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“Twisted Melodies” Highlights the Life of Donny Hathaway

The Apollo Theater graciously asked me to come and review a play they are featuring entitled “Twisted Melodies” about the life of Donny Hathaway. Hathaway was a musical genius plagued by mental illness in the form of paranoid schizophrenia. His diagnosis was severe and medicine only served to exacerbate the illness. In fact it retarded […]

Museum of Broadway Coming to New York City in 2020
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Museum of Broadway Coming to New York City in 2020

It has been announced that the Museum of Broadway will launch in Times Square, New York City in 2020. The pop-up museum’s unique exhibits will create rich, immersive, visual experiences that take fans on a journey from the birth of Broadway through present day – and everything in between. Visitors will be treated to a one-of-a-kind […]

Affluent Children with Low Test Scores Have a 71% Chance of Being Affluent Adults at Age 25 Compared to Only a 31% Chance for Poor Children with High Test Scores, Says New Georgetown University Report
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Affluent Children with Low Test Scores Have a 71% Chance of Being Affluent Adults at Age 25 Compared to Only a 31% Chance for Poor Children with High Test Scores, Says New Georgetown University Report

The great sorting of the most talented young people into haves and have-nots starts long before college, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Born to Win, Schooled to Lose: Why Equally Talented Students Don’t Get Equal Chances to […]