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Shades of Long Island National Black Business Month Networking Mixer & Fireside Chat Recap

Shades of Long Island National Black Business Month Networking Mixer & Fireside Chat Recap

At the Digital Ballpark in Plainview, Long Island professionals came together to network, exchange ideas and receive gems during our info-packed fireside chat. Networking with food and Vidigal Wine sponsored by Grayscale Media was followed by a discussion with Lionel Chitty, the Nassau County Executive Director for Minority Affairs. Chitty’s …

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Environmental Nonprofit Executive Director Adrienne Esposito Voices Concerns Over Long Island’s Water
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Environmental Nonprofit Executive Director Adrienne Esposito Voices Concerns Over Long Island’s Water

Long Islanders know this summer’s record-breaking heat wave was intense. If you live in a house with central air conditioning, you’ll feel the heat when …

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The Can't-Miss Long Island Networking Event That is Honoring National Black Business Month
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The Can’t-Miss Long Island Networking Event That is Honoring National Black Business Month

Running a small business can be tough. A million tabs a day are constantly open in your mind and on your laptop. Between emails, newsletters, …

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Long Island Youth Organizers Speak on Changing Gun Legislation in New York 
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Long Island Youth Organizers Speak On Changing Gun Legislation in New York 

More than 500 protesters rallied around the Nassau County Legislature back in June to call for action against gun violence.  Baldwin resident Nicolette Carrion was …

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Q&A: Member of the Shinnecock Nation Speaks on the Fight to Free Beach Access for Tribe Members
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Q&A: Member of the Shinnecock Nation Speaks on the Fight to Free Beach Access for Tribe Members

On July 9, members of the Shinnecock Nation and their allies held a protest to demand that the Southampton Village Board of Trustees give free …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Favorite Travel Destinations
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Favorite Travel Destinations

What’s your favorite part about traveling? What’s your least favorite? This week, we’re discussing our most memorable travel experiences – the good and the bad. …

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"American Idol" Star and Patchogue's Christian Guardian Releases New Single "Higher"
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“American Idol” Star and Patchogue’s Christian Guardino Releases New Single “Higher”

Singer and “American Idol” breakout Star Christian Guardino, has taken the country by storm with his soulful sounds and effortless riffs. The 21-year-old first made …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Social Media Pet Peeves
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Social Media Pet Peeves

Social media can be a great thing…but it can also be annoying. This week we’re talking about our social media pet peeves. Like when someone …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Favorite Summer Memories: Summers as a Child
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Favorite Summer Memories: Summers as a Child

Summertime is almost here, and this week we’re reminiscing on how we spent our summers as a child. What are your most looking forward to …

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New Club at Sag Harbor's Pierson High School Highlights Asian Culture

New Club at Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School Highlights Asian Culture

Over the past few weeks, local and national news programs have shown graphic videos of …

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1st Annual Hispanic Cultural Heritage Parade

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2022 The Long Island SummIT Awards (LISA)

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Tektoberfest – Brought to you by LaunchPad Huntington & LISTnet

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2022 Annual SOBLI Equity Council Retreat

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Power, Purpose & Impact Brunch – A Live Masterclass For Women Entrepreneurs

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - How Encanto Addresses Family Trauma
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – How Encanto Addresses Family Trauma

How does generational trauma impact a family? Kick it with us as we unpack Disney’s Encanto. From the animation and music to living up to …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Binge Watching Let's Watch Together
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Binge Watching Let’s Watch Together

This week the Joneses are talking about the shows they like to binge-watch, the streaming services they prefer, as well as the positives and negatives …

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Long Island Fashion and Beauty Experts Weigh-in on Retail Companies’ Plans For Diversity and Inclusion

Retail companies since last May have shown interest in Black-owned businesses amid the ongoing calls for racial and social-economic equality from the Black Lives Matter …

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Black History Month Business Highlight – The Hush Truck

We celebrate Black excellence 24/7, all 365 days of the year, but for Black History Month, we’re doing a little something special. Throughout the month, …

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Q&A: LGBT Network Gives Long Islanders the Family and Foundation they Need to Live Unapologetically

Being a member of the LGBTQ community is not easy. Potential discrimination, isolation and health risks are just some of the obstacles that members of …

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Q&A: Dr. Minghao Liu Shares How the New York and Long Island LGBTQ+ Community Can Access Proper Healthcare
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Q&A: Dr. Minghao Liu Shares How the New York and Long Island LGBTQ+ Community Can Access Proper Healthcare

Dr. Minghao Liu, a New York physician who specializes in LGBTQ healthcare, recently appeared on Today. She now joins Shades of Long Island for a …

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