Did you know that it’s Black Music Appreciation Month? Since its establishment by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, the month of June has been annually dedicated to the celebration of Black music, its origins and its growth in American society throughout the decades. Genres like Jazz, Blues, R&B and Hip Hop all were born through
Have you ever been catfished? Have you been trolled? Or are you the type to catfish and troll others? As the world becomes remarkably more digital, it’s hard to go on social media without coming across at least one troll or catfish…. not to mention, the millions of bots that scour Instagram, Twitter, and FaceBook.
Long Island Drag Queen Naomi, the Crown Jewel of the Hamptons Has Overcome Hardship and Has a Vital Message For LGBTQ+ Youth
We can all agree that Long Island is no San Francisco when it comes to celebrating Pride. But local queer activists and residents have been working to uplift Long Island’s LGBTQ community, and to create a safe space for each generation. Active LGBT Network volunteer, Drag icon and Sag Harbor resident Robert Kohnken knows what
Ever have something random or unexplained happen to you that feels seemingly more meaningful than just a ‘coincidence’? Do you see reoccurring numbers, repeated patterns, or run into the same people right as you’re thinking about them? Well, you’re not alone. Science and psychology suggest that some of our strangest occurrences and coincidences aren’t actually
Cancel Culture is something we are hearing more of every day. Some celebrity or public figure gets exposed and is put on blast by the entire Internet. The New York Times says, “some see it as bullying and divisive, while others claim it to be ‘a means to combat abusive behavior and exploitation of power’”.
The Wiz, a reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, recreates Dorthy’s story with an all-Black cast set in a dream version of New York City. This week, join the Joneses as they re-watch and react to this family favorite and ultimate Black-ity Black film.
Ever since COVID-19 arrived in the U.S. and people found themselves in quarantine, many have decided to take up hobbies to pass the time. Whether it was baking banana bread, brewing whipped coffee or practicing yoga, people were finding new ways to stimulate their minds and stay active. One particular activity that has gained popularity
Did you know that Cheerleading was originally considered “too masculine” for women? Or that women were the first brewers of beer? Gender roles and norms have had a heavy impact on society, but the lines are becoming more and more blurred these days. This week, the Joneses discuss how gender roles influence us, motivate us,
Have you seen the latest TV sensation, WandaVision? This week, the Joneses take an interesting take on unpacking one of their favorite shows, WandaVision. After the recent loss of Jeremiah’s father, the Joneses tie the Five Stages of Grief to the episodes and discuss the dichotomy of the two. Come join us! Grab a seat
What kind of emotions get brought up when you think about your childhood? Love? Joy? Nostalgia? Maybe even some laughter? This week, the Joneses dive into their childhood memories. Verdel and Jeremiah recant some of the wildest moments growing up with Marcus and Miya, while also sharing some of their own ‘too-good-to-be-true’ stories from when
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