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  New York, New York -  LIAACC’S (Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce) newly appointed Health Care Chairman and Utica Native Kevin Byrd set to appear of WABC’S Here and Now Sunday, October 1,...

A neighborhood in Brooklyn will soon be home to the first official "Little Caribbean" community in New York, the U.S. and the world. Cultural venture Caribbeing, an organization that illuminates the global Caribbean experience through...

By Phil Andrews Civil Rights and political gains for African Americans has seen tremendous growth over several decades across America, but the final frontier to freedom for African Americans is economic empowerment.  I recently came...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong today announced the start of the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program with a record 70,000 young New Yorkers employed at more than 11,000 worksites. SYEP, which...

The Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has been awarded funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for its signature public television series and incubator for broadcast and web series. The NEA...

R&B Recording Artist, Actress Monifah will host the Harlem HIIT Fitness Free Community Health Fair and Bootcamp Block Party in East Harlem, NYC. This Saturday, June 24th from 9am -1pm, on 117th Street, between...

Last night, State Senator John E. Brooks honored Baldwin resident, Charlene Jackson Thompson, as his 2017 New York State Senate “Woman of Distinction.” Thompson represented Brooks’ 8th Senate District at the Annual “Women of Distinction”...

During Women's History Month, Headchop Salon in Williamsburg, shut down for International Women's Day and volunteered beauty services to pamper six ladies from Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Transitional Living Community (TLC). The BCS TLC...

Leading New York City youth advocates will examine critical issues facing at-risk youth in Brooklyn's low-income neighborhoods at Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Youth Action Summit: Voices for the Future of Brooklyn, a panel discussion...

By K. Barrett Bilali, Urban News Service Shay Stinson was a quiet 8-year-old girl, raised by a single mom in Harlem, when her first trip outside of the city took her past the bluish Catskill...

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