In today’s social climate, it’s hard to find a moment of beauty within the chaos erupting in our own communities. Despite the odds, 19-year-old Photographer Shannah Greene from Baldwin creates her own moments of beauty and uses her talent behind the camera to share them with all those who look her way. Greene, a young
As much as 95% of all dreams are forgotten as soon as we wake up… so, what’s so special about the 5% we remember? Are there certain reoccurring dreams you have? Or certain people that are always in your dream? Join the Joneses as they discuss dreams, nightmares, dream books and a whole lot more!
The Colored Colors Hybrid Art Festival Sponsored by The Vybe Lounge Set to Help Artists Recover from the Pandemic
As vaccinations start to roll out and the world begins to reopen, people are getting back to what they love. For artists and musicians, the pandemic took a huge chunk of business out of the industry. Kierah Thompson, owner of The Vybe Lounge partnered with Colored Colors to help bring revenue back into the community
TRIGGER WARNING! Films were there for 19-year-old Haitian-American Kristopher Dorval during a tough year of his life. A series of movies throughout that year helped lift his spirits and clarify what his life purpose was. “Film has been such a crucial aspect of my existence,” said Dorval, and when the summer of protest emerged last
Jeremy Dennis was born and raised in the Shinnecock Indian Reservation located in Southampton. The Shinnecock Nation is a community of people who have been around for nearly 10,000 years, yet there are people out there who are unaware of their existence. “Most people think of Native Americans in the past tense,” said Dennis. “For
BET Social Media Content Creator Donicia Hodge Reveals the Racial Biases She Overcame While Working in the Journalism Field
Donicia Hodge, lead editorial content creator at BET, worked her way up in the communications field despite racial biases. Born and raised on Long Island, Hodge has had many uncomfortable experiences in her positions before being recruited to BET. Hodge said she worked a lot through the Town of Babylon before getting to digital media.
Long Island resident and former Commack high school student, Marina Khan is one of the many underrepresented talents existing in our community today. With plenty of awards and past museum exhibits to prove it, Khan’s passion for art and painting has proven to be exceedingly impressive. As a Pakistani-American, Muslim and eldest daughter of two
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
This week, the Joneses dive into our favorite – and not-so-favorite – commercials. They make us laugh, they make us cry, and they definitely make us annoyed. Come join us! Grab a seat at our table and let’s chat.
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