Miya Jones

Miya Jones is a Long Island native and the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Shades of Long Island. She's been a journalist since the age of 17 and is a diversity advocate. Follow Miya on Instagram and Twitter: @miyajones1996 and on Facebook as Miya Jones.

Across the Mic with Julio Taku - Being a Young Businesswoman

Across The Mic with Julio Taku – Iman Olden – Being a Production Assistant in LA

This episode I’m joined by Iman Olden, production and executive assistant for film and tv. We discuss the landscape of Hollywood during a racial reckoning and it’s effects in front and behind the camera. Iman tells of how she has demystified celebrities and not getting star struck. We also speak about career paths and engaging …

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How to Crush Barriers Between the Muslim and Jewish Community: Moxxie Network and the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Discuss During Panel Conversation

The country seems more divided than ever along racial, political and religious lines. These two organizations are working to fight against this narrative by promoting true solidarity and understanding among women on Long Island. The member-based nonprofit Moxxie Network partnered with the grassroots organization Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Western Nassau for a panel discussion to …

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Democrats Demand Rep. Lee Zeldin Step Down After “delegitimizing our electoral process”

Democrats are calling for the immediate resignation of Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY, 1) for, “delegitimizing our electoral process, thereby undermining our faith in our democratic institutions,” according to Jay S. Jacobs who’s the chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee. A petition has been created, demanding Zeldin, along with Congressmembers Chris Jacobs (R-NY, 27), …

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Huntington’s Jason Galloza: How He Went from Being a Monster On “Men in Black 3” to Playing a Thug in “Power Book II: Ghost”

The fast-pace plot-twisting drama and spinoff “Power Book II: Ghost” has received a great response with the son of the infamous Ghost, Tariq, played by Michael Rainey Jr., taking the lead, balancing school, drug dealing and all the changing relationships in his life. In a short but tense scene, Huntington was represented as Jason Galloza …

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Local Firm Blue Surge Marketing Agency Helps Small Businesses Win Big Despite COVID-19

Local Firm Blue Surge Marketing Agency Helps Small Businesses Win Big Despite COVID-19

Small business owners on Long Island are expecting a grim outlook on holiday sales this upcoming season. This doesn’t stop one high-powered team from aiding local businesses and entrepreneurs with their online marketing and website needs. Enter Blue Surge Marketing Agency, a Suffolk County-based digital marketing and web design firm with a penchant for performance …

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Harry Burger Wants to Change the Status Quo By Running For Congress in the Second Congressional District

There has always been a longstanding battle between the two prominent political parties, Democrats and Republicans. Now more than ever, we’ve seen divides between the two in the White House, on social media and in bold campaign ads shown every commercial break. The second congressional district race is no exception. Democratic candidate Jacqueline Gordon is …

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