Tag Archives: New York City


Apollo Crowd Cheers and Jeers on Debate Night

It's show time at the Apollo; featuring Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and a politically diverse group of panelists prepared to share their expertise, following the first round of 2016 presidential debates

There was no better place to watch the highly anticipated presidential debate on Monday than…

By Selena Hill

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Startup52 NYC Accelerator Presents “We Color Tech”

Startup52 is helping founders from underrepresented communities launch the businesses of their dreams in the heart of NYC

Smack dab in the middle of bustling Times Square is one of the most diversified…

By Samara Lynn

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Prepare Students for College While They’re in High School

Is the purpose of school to prepare students academically?

The Hechinger Report explains how such students end up in the swamp of remedial or…

By Robin White Goode

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NYPD Rolls Out Tech From African American-Led Company to Fight Gun Violence

A new technology solution called ShotSpotter from SST, Inc., a company led by African American tech veteran, Ralph A. Clark, will help the NYPD minimize gun violence

The New York City Police Department recently launched a million dollar technology initiative, in its…

By Samara Lynn

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city eats

City Eats: Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

From kosher steakhouses to Harlem hotspots, these are some of the best restaurants in New York City

Check out this list of the best restaurants in New York City that you have…

By Kimberly Wilson

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T Reduces School Suspensions

Empathy helps forge strong student-teacher relationships

According to a study led by Stanford social psychology researcher Jason A. Okonofua, respect and…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Girls Rock Google

Black girls build games with Google in New York City

The girls were taught how to build a game using the programming language Scratch.

By Samara Lynn

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What You’re Missing: Black History Month Events in NYC

Art exhibits, restaurants, walking tours and more to celebrate

Art exhibits, restaurants, walking tours and more held in NYC to celebrate black history month.

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Fun Things To Do This Valentine’s Day In and Around New York City

From a brunch cruise to a comedy show, your valentine won't be disappointed

Black Enterprise shares the five top events on Valentine’s day in the New York City/…

By Cristie Leondis

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5 Awesome Winter Events in New York City

Indoor and outdoor fun in the city

Freezing-cold temperatures don’t stop the show in New York City. With its renowned restaurant scene,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Minimum Wage Increase: NYC Mayor Upping the Ante to $15

Plan will cost city more than $230 million and boost pay for contract, union workers

Workers in the Big Apple can expect to earn at least $15 an hour by…

By Janell Hazelwood

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New Year’s Eve: 5 Hot Things to Do in New York City

You don't have to go to a club to have fun ringing in 2016

Are you going to be in New York this New Year’s Eve and don’t want…

By Cristie Leondis

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John King Jr. applauds outgoing education secretary Arne Duncan

John King Jr. Ready to Succeed Arne Duncan as Secretary of Education

He’s optimistic about ESSA and the power of school to help kids in need

Jan.1, John King assumes the role of Acting Secretary of the Department of Education, succeeding…

By Robin White Goode

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Join ‘Saving Our Homes, Saving Our Lives’ Event and Get Involved in World AIDS Day

Nonprofit health agency hosts charity awards benefit on December 1

FOX-5 TV News Reporter and radio talk show host Lisa Evers will serve as mistress…

By Kandia Johnson

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Microsoft Opens High-Tech Store on Fifth Avenue in NYC

New York City welcomes Microsoft''s new high-tech flagship store

Take a walk with me through the new Microsoft Store.

By Samara Lynn

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African American ‘Gen-Xodus’ and ‘Baby Boom Bail’ Coming for High-Priced Big Apple

High cost of living in New York City driving African Americans out

A study by the AARP finds that African American Gen Xers and Baby Boomers plan…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Join Afro-Latino Festival of New York Weekend July 10-12

Festival celebrates African, Latin American, and Caribbean cultures

The festival celebrates the contributions that people of African, Latin-American and Caribbean cultures have made…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Weekend Update: Full of Pride

LGBT celebrations dominated the weekend in many parts of the country

As the LGBT community showed its pride, the BET Awards celebrated their 15th telecast, and…

By Michael Tolbert

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[WATCH] 5 Cant-Miss Summer Events in NYC

'I Don’t Do Clubs' founder talks the hottest spots for NYC professionals this season

Genese Jamilah, founder and editor of ‘I Don’t Do Clubs’ shares her can’t-miss summer events…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Big Apple’s Giving a Big Boost to Minority Asset Managers

NYC to consider diversity when selecting money management firms

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has taken formal steps to make ensure that firms…

By Stacey Tisdale

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