Tag Archives: New York City

Stevie Wonder Emabraking on Songs in the Key of Life Tour

Stevie Wonder Embarking on ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Performance Tour

Entertainer will perform the double-album on an 11-city Live Nation tour

Stevie Wonder will be performing his ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ double album on…

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Pregnant Woman Allegedly Choked By NYPD Over BBQ Grill

This comes two weeks after Eric Garner's death

Rosan Miller, 27, who is seven-months-pregnant, was choked out by the NYPD. This follows the…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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NBA Introduces New York City All-Star 2015 Logo

Design plays off the iconic bus and subway map of NYC

The NBA revealed the logo design for the 2015 All-Star Game and Festivities being played…

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The 18th ABFF Releases Official Screening Schedule for This Year’s Festival

Think Like A Man Too and Da’ Sweet Blood of Jesus are the opening and closing films

The multifaceted themes of the roster of films are reflective of ABFF’s new backdrop, New…

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The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts About The ABFF

Check out some things you may not have known about The ABFF

What do you really know about the actual festival?

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Jeff Friday is Bringing Hollywood to Independent Filmmaking

'I consider myself a change agent'

American Black Film Festival Founder Jeff Friday talks about the future of ABFF and independent…

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Spike Lee, Tim Story and Will Packer to Screen Latest Films at The ABFF in NYC

Ready to debut Think Like A Man Too and Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Think Like A Man Too and Da Sweet Blood of Jesus ready to debut at…

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Morris Chestnut facts, The American Black Film Festival

The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts about Morris Chestnut

The "10 Facts" series, regarding some of the participants from The American Film Festival starts with the 2014 Ambassador

You think you know all there is to know about Morris Chestnut?

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T.I. Celebrates Launch of Coffee Table Book ‘Book of Kings Vol. 1’

This coffee table book, shot exclusively by photographer Mark Atkinson, was designed to celebrate fashion, art, photography, music and lifestyle

Will you be picking this up?

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Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg Fails to Bring Parity to Minority Businesses

Push to diversify NYC contracting falls short of goals

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg leaves office, he hasn’t done much to help black and Latino…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Study Details Economic And Environmental Costs Of NYC Polystyrene Ban

Small Businesses Weigh the Possible Costs of NYC’s Foam Ban

A switch to alternatives could cost city businesses millions, increase solid waste

NYC’s proposed ban on polystyrene foam foodservice materials will impact small businesses, according to one…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Don Peebles spoke before a gathering at a economic forum for New York City's mayoral candidates Tuesday.

In Harlem, NYC Mayoral Candidates Spar On Economic Growth for Minorities

Candidates detail economic plans, articulate challenges of minority businesses

Made up of some of New York’s most powerful minority firms and entrepreneurs, the newly-formed…

By Darren Sands

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The Bronx is Back! NYC Borough Leads in Startup Growth

The unemployment rate in the Bronx is 12.5%

The Bronx starts more businesses than the other boroughs

By Makkada B. Selah

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Only 5 Percent of Minority, Women-Owned Businesses Get NYC Contracts

Minority businesses get less of the pie when it comes to billions in city contracts.

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s study shows that minority and women-owned businesses got only 5…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Brooklyn-based artist Gabrielle Watson.

At Brooklyn Museum, an Artist’s Dissonance Has a Rapt Audience

With a non-political approach, Gabrielle Watson, an attorney, makes waves in New York City

A wide audience — and a local platform — means the time is now for…

By Darren Sands

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Judge Rules Against NYC for “Central Park Five” Footage

Filmmaker Ken Burns doesn't have to turn over footage from his documentary

What did you think of this case?

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The NYPD is reporting the city’s subway crime rate is up 16.6% from last year, according to the Huffington Post (Image: Thinkstock)

Gay Man Attacked by Women on NYC Subway Train

23-year-old man says he and his partner were called gay slur.

A group of women and one man harassed Urena Morel Frankelly and his partner on…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Incubate NYC founders Marcus Mayo and Brian L. Shields. (Image courtesy of Incubate NYC)

IncubateNYC: Entrepreneurs Teaching Entrepreneurs

Former Wall Streeters follow passion and create a startup incubator

BlackEnterprise.com speak with IncubateNYC founders Brian Shields and Marcus Mayo on quitting their jobs on…

By Demetria Irwin

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Nas Talks Candidly About his Hip-Hop Career

Nas opens up for many of his fans.

The recently Grammy-nominated artist discusses his problems with the IRS, being sued by a concert…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Retail Chains growing faster in New York City than last year

Retail Chains Continue to Grow in New York City

Dunkin' Donuts continues to dominate, but Subway's is close behind

New study shows retail stores in New York City increased for a fifth straight year

By C. Daniel Baker

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