Month: July 2019

"Grown-ish" Gets Real on Mental Health in the Black Community

“Grown-ish” Gets Real on Mental Health in the Black Community

Unfortunately, mental health in the Black community is taboo. Praying away or ignoring possible mental issues without seeking professional help is still a common practice. Slowly but surely, there is a shift happening. This was evident in the latest episode of “Grown-ish” titled Only Human. It started with a suicide scare during a party at …

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Fashion 4 Purpose Shines a Light on Creatives at the First Long Island Fashion Awards

Fashion 4 Purpose Shines a Light on Creatives at the First Long Island Fashion Awards

A girls night in with a few vendors started out small, but eventually grew into Fashion 4 Purpose, an organization that has made history as the first to create and host Long Island’s first fashion awards. “My whole thing is to help and empower people,” said Fashion 4 Purpose Founder Carmen Smith. “Everyone really puts …

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"The Squad" Stands Up to Trump at Capitol Hill Press Conference

“The Squad” Stands Up to Trump at Capitol Hill Press Conference

By now you’ve probably heard or read President Donald Trump’s racist tweets. If not, you can read them below: The women who have been at the center of Trump’s racist statements are Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). They have not been afraid to speak their mind …

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From Fooling Around to Full-Time Hustle: Artist Dudley Music Reflects On His Come-Up

From Fooling Around to Full-Time Hustle: Artist Dudley Music Reflects On His Come-Up

Dudley Music has gone from joking in his friend’s makeshift studio with diss tracks he’d rather forget, to performing live in several shows including the Brooklyn Bowl where he opened up for and performed with Talib Kweli, Funkmaster Flex and Keith Murray. Despite the poor quality of his friend’s studio, the exposure to it made …

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Whose Freedom Are We Really Celebrating on the 4th of July (OP-ED)

Whose Freedom Are We Really Celebrating on the 4th of July (OP-ED)

By Dearest Price Twitter: @PriceDearest Instagram: @dearestyprice Facebook: Dearest Price As I said in my essay Educational Plantation, “Let this be the teaching day to show what ideology you will play, teaching our children that they will never be ‘boss’, when it’s half of our race that is certainly lost.” Today some will celebrate, the …

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"The Lion King" Cast Takes Breathtaking Photos Mirroring their Characters

“The Lion King” Cast Takes Breathtaking Photos Mirroring their Characters

We are 17 days away from the highly anticipated live-action remake of “The Lion King,” and some serious photos of the cast staring down their characters were just released by the film’s director Jon Favereau. We have Beyoncé beautifully and fiercely mirroring her character Nala, Simba’s love interest. But according to Favereau, she will be …

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Fashion Show Aims to Raise Money For Sickle Cell Warriors

Fashion Show Aims to Raise Money For Sickle Cell Warriors

With over 30 models, eight designers and 15 vendors, Rockville Centre is about to see a serious fashion show for a good cause. The creator of the show, Venice Richards, is a longtime educator who had to manage sickle cell her whole life. With a $3,000 goal in mind, Richards is determined to help fellow …

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