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FreshDirect launches food stamp pilot program in the Bronx

In two ZIP codes in the Bronx, residents on food stamps will not be shut...

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African Women’s Development Fund-USA joins #GivingTuesday

The African Women’s Development Fund-USA (AWDF-USA joins #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

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Consumer Affairs investigates car dealerships and predatory loans

Last week, Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin announced an unprecedented investigation into used car auto lending, issuing subpoenas to Santander Consumer USA Holdings and Santander Consumer Funding 3 LLC.

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Deadline approaching for green card lottery

The deadline for the annual Diversity or "Green Card" lottery is fast approaching. The DV...

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“I don’t think that any of the national Democrats are truly socialists at all”

I am already getting emails from conservative-Republican candidates calling all Democrats “socialists” when I don’t think that any of the national Democrats are truly socialists at all.

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New York: Buy Black Holiday Weekend

Black Expo East presents the New York Black Expo “Buy Black Holiday Weekend” on Saturday, Dec. 21, 12-9 p.m

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Bronx BP Calls for Shap/EBT Tech Advances

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has written a letter to United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, urging his agency to adopt rules that will make it easier for consumers to use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance benefits online with Electronic Benefit Transfers cards.

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Bronx BP calls for Snap/EBT Tech Advances

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has written a letter to United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, urging his agency to adopt rules that will make it easier for consumers to use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance benefits online with Electronic Benefit Transfers cards.

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#6SecFilms pushes digital envelope at TFF

The great and powerful Oz knew the marketing magic of anticipation. The arduous journey to the land of wisdom was littered with characters, and if they had social media, they would have documented the trippy yellow brick road adventure and submitted it to the Tribeca Film Festival #6SecFilms competition.

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Young adults are key to Obamacare, helping seniors

oung adults, who make up almost a third of all uninsured Americans

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Trump administration issues order banning downloads of TikTok, WeChat beginning Sunday

The Trump administration issued an order on Friday that will attempt to ban Americans from downloading Chinese-owned social media apps TikTok and WeChat beginning Sunday.

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Team USA dominates in exhibition games

U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team coach Geno Auriemma said when he was planning the team’s exhibition schedule, he knew he wanted to end at Madison Square Garden.

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How to shop for groceries while social distancing

As routines shift and society becomes quiet from the boom of COVID-19, one thing speaks volumes, and that is––people need to eat.

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All hail the queens! Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA have all crowned Black women

For the first time, America’s top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America — have crowned Black women as their winners at the same time.

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Miss USA, Miss America, Miss Teen USA and now Miss Universe are all Black women

For the first time, top beauty pageants — Miss USA , Miss Teen USA, Miss America and now, Miss Universe — have crowned black women as their winners at the same time.

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Scent Trunk collaborates with Estevia Parfum

Intimacy and fragrance go hand and hand. Sweet scented floral notes influence thoughts of youth and modernity whereas musk and vanilla notes evoke a sense of power and maturity.

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Consumed with consuming

Our economy recently experienced what some believe was a much needed boost thanks to Black...

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How to find the best back-to-school deals

With households nationwide spending $27.6 billion on items like clothes, accessories and supplies, back-to-school is now the second biggest shopping season of the year, according to Deloitte research.

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Dine In with Take Out

Are you asking yourself, “Where should I order/pick up food nowadays?” AmNewsFOOD will feature a handful of our favorites each week in our “Dine In with Take Out” series. Give these a go!

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Miss Teen USA 2019 winner celebrates beauty of natural Black hair

Kaleigh Garris, an 18-year old Black woman, recently won the Miss Teen USA 2019 competition wherein she represented the state of Connecticut.

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