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The New York Opera Alliance Presents The Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring Local Companies,  Virtual Premieres, Walking Tours, Podcasts, And More
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The New York Opera Alliance Presents The Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring Local Companies, Virtual Premieres, Walking Tours, Podcasts, And More

Hailed as “a remarkably strong and diverse exploration of everything opera can be in the city” by The New York Times, the New York Opera Fest celebrates its sixth season with both virtual and in-person performances by 20-plus local, New York City-based opera companies. Presented by the New York Opera Alliance, with support from OPERA […]

Talking Education During The Pandemic, Social Emotional Learning, And The Re-Imagined Classroom With Education Expert Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase
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Talking Education During The Pandemic, Social Emotional Learning, And The Re-Imagined Classroom With Education Expert Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase

The pandemic has been challenging for all, especially those in the field of education. Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase, the Superintendent of Schools for New York’s Greenburgh Central School District has found a way to not only be a guiding force for the educators in her district but also as a nurturer to the students. With […]

Harlem Business Alliance Demand To Modify Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act
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Harlem Business Alliance Demand To Modify Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act

Black-owned businesses, cultural organizations and community organizations across the state of New York, led by the Harlem Business Alliance, are racing against the clock to modify major pillars within the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) that may be passed any day now by the NYS government. “Never again should we allow our entrepreneurial industries […]

Meet Anastasia Linkpon, The Young Recipient Of HOPE One Million New Black Business & New Black Entrepreneurship Initiative
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Meet Anastasia Linkpon, The Young Recipient Of HOPE One Million New Black Business & New Black Entrepreneurship Initiative

New York born and raised Anastasia Linkpon is the 7.5 year-old active, bilingual, and engaging second grader and now e-boutique owner of BoujFleaMarket and one of the youngest recipients of HOPE One Million New Black Business (1MBB) initiative in conjunction with Shopify.  Anastasia and her mom, Adriane Mack, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Miss Mack […]

The Wyandanch Public Library Welcomed The Community To Visit The SLED Mobile Library During “National Library Week”
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The Wyandanch Public Library Welcomed The Community To Visit The SLED Mobile Library During “National Library Week”

On April 06, 2021, the Wyandanch Public Library invited the community to engage in National Library Week activities on the SLED (Suffolk Libraries Empowering Discovery) Mobile Library.  Visitors had at their fingertips over 700,000 + titles of audiobooks, eBooks, graphics, full music albums, movies, and TV and the ability to instantly borrow, download, or stream […]

Honoring the Legacy Of Black Women: Emma James, Founder Of Community Church Of Astoria
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Honoring the Legacy Of Black Women: Emma James, Founder Of Community Church Of Astoria

By Catanya Gilliam Foreword by Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams, Owner & Publisher, New York Trend Foreword: Decades ago on a quiet street in Astoria, Queens, history was being made by one lone Black woman who was dedicated to providing spiritual nurturing to friends and family. Her dream turned into a reality as she opened her […]

The Attorney General And Over A Dozen Cabinet & Congressional Leaders To Attend National Action Network's National Virtual Convention
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The Attorney General And Over A Dozen Cabinet & Congressional Leaders To Attend National Action Network’s National Virtual Convention

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton announced that National Action Network’s Annual Convention will feature the nation’s key civil rights leaders, elected officials, clergy, grassroots organizers, and social justice activists from April 14-17. The majority of the convention will be virtual with targeted events taking place on site with strict covid-19 procedures. NAN’s Annual Convention […]

Founder And CEO Ideal School Of Allied Healthcare Honored At Carib Impact Awards
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Founder And CEO Ideal School Of Allied Healthcare Honored At Carib Impact Awards

On February 18, Nicole Laborde, founder and CEO of Ideal School of Allied Health Care, was honored at the Carib Impact Awards. About: Carib Impact Awards – Caribbean Life’s annual Impact Awards recognizes the achievements and contributions of outstanding individuals of Caribbean background who have created the most impact in their respective career fields — from […]

Black And Brown Gun Violence Prevention Groups Praise Historic $5.36B Commitment To Community Violence Initiatives
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Black And Brown Gun Violence Prevention Groups Praise Historic $5.36B Commitment To Community Violence Initiatives

Representatives of Black and Brown Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety groups issued this statement in response to President Biden’s Infrastructure Package announcement. “For decades, Black and Brown communities have borne the disproportionate impact of interpersonal gun violence in our country. Today, we celebrate President Biden’s historic $5-billion commitment to fund community violence intervention and […]

The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli
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The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli

The Center for Black Literature presents renowned hip-hop artist and activist Talib Kweli in conversation with Akiba Solomon, senior editor at The Marshall Project. The topic is his new book “Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story,” a memoir and a collection of essays that illuminate Kweli’s upbringing and his artistic success. The work gives life to […]

Con Edison and Partners Placing Solar Panels On NYC Housing Authority Developments
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Con Edison and Partners Placing Solar Panels On NYC Housing Authority Developments

Twelve newly trained solar installers are placing panels on New York City Housing Authority developments to provide clean power at discounted rates for low- and moderate-income subscribers.   These workers, who are NYCHA residents from across the city, are currently atop roofs at Glenwood Houses, a development in the Flatlands area of Brooklyn. From there, […]

The Wyandanch Public Library Unveiled SLED - a Mobile Library Bus Service
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The Wyandanch Public Library Unveiled SLED – a Mobile Library Bus Service

The Wyandanch Public Library recently unveiled the SLED (Suffolk Libraries Empowering Discovery) Mobile Library that will be offering services in the Library’s parking lot on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The program started March 9th and it is now offered from 10am-2pm on those days. The Wyandanch Public Library is located at 14 South 20th Street in […]

New York Covid Vaccine Task Force For Vaccine Equity And Education Launched Toolkit To Provide Vital Covid-19 Vaccine Information To Black Communities
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New York Covid Vaccine Task Force For Vaccine Equity And Education Launched Toolkit To Provide Vital Covid-19 Vaccine Information To Black Communities

The New York Task Force for Vaccine Equity and Education launched “Roll Up Your Sleeves New York, The Covid-19 Vaccine Toolkit for Black Communities,” a toolkit that equips Black communities with outreach and educational materials to combat the covid-19 virus. The covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on communities of color. Nationwide, Black people […]

South Street Seaport Museum Launches Collections Online Portal With More Than 1,300 Pieces on Virtual Display
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South Street Seaport Museum Launches Collections Online Portal With More Than 1,300 Pieces on Virtual Display

South Street Seaport Museum has launched a Collections Online Portal featuring more than 1,300 pieces on virtual display available now at seaportmuseum.org/collectionsonline, with more to be added on an on-going basis, allowing audiences to explore New York City’s past through the archives, artifacts, and photographs of the South Street Seaport Museum. “The Seaport Museum is […]

American Skin: A Conversation Presented By Black Fraternities And Sororities Org NPHC-NYC
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American Skin: A Conversation Presented By Black Fraternities And Sororities Org NPHC-NYC