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By Royston Maxwell Lyttle As educators, we have an obligation to give our students every opportunity to succeed. Parents rely on us to ensure their children are armed with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive once they leave our classrooms. Over my more than 15 years in education, I have learned that to fulfill this responsibility, schools must give...

I have had my many shares of nail horror stories such as fungus forming under my nail all the way to overpaying for a poor quality of service. Despite my dreadful experiences, I still had hope, so I decided to pay Lisa Allen’s business, Bella Nail Lounge & Beauty Bar, a visit. The upscale nail salon has proven itself to...

Jai Allen, a renowned author of “Secret Confession” & “In Realitea, She Is Me” and has teamed up with Lakeisha Ross “Lady Leads” Creative Coordinator of www.HelpMeLadyLeads.com, to bring Jai Allen 1st Annual Domestic Violence Awareness S.O.S. “I Hear You” Event on December 23rd (1-5pm) at La Rouge Lounge in Newark, NJ. The Sound of Survival “I Hear You” event...

Larenz Tate and Erica Ash will host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. The gala black-tie ceremony will be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Sat. Jan. 20, 2018 and will world premiere nationwide on Bounce on Sun. Feb. 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Bounce, the fastest-growing African-American network on television, now exclusively owns,...

National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) chapters nationwide in partnership with the National Council of Urban League Guilds will engage in an annual Day of Empowerment on Saturday, November 18. Chapters will host events, in partnership with National Urban League Guilds and Entrepreneurship Centers, that educate both chapter and community members about circulating their dollar in local communities. As our...

On November 7, 2017, Phil Murphy became Governor-elect for the State of New Jersey. Phil Murphy won the New Jersey gubernatorial race against Kim Guadagno by 14 points (56% to 42%). However, a review of exit polls, indicates that Murphy’s win can be directly attributed to the overwhelming support from the Black and Hispanic/Latino voters. Murphy received 94% of the Black vote, and...

Queens, New York – Annual Pop Up Shop Artist Market Set To Be Held On Multiple Dates From Nov. 25, 2017 Through December 23, 22017. The Artist Market On Linden will be held at Innovations In Creative Arts 198-20 Linden Blvd., St. Albans, NY 11412 QueensCenterArts.com 917 387-8311 FREE ADMISSION: Promoting “Shop Small and Shop Local”. “Shop Small and Shop Local...

Long Island, New York – New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC (Long Island African American Chamber, Inc.) is a shining example of chamber development and its impact on the regional and local area that it is chartered to serve in New York State. Since its inception in 2010; LIAACC has continued to grow significantly in...