American poet and activist Amanda Gorman, read her poem “The Hill We Climb” on Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day. She is the youngest poet to ever read at the presidential swearing-in. Gorman’s fight for unification, in what she believes is currently a country of division, is a recurring theme across the U.S. and inspires writers
These Young Long Island Entrepreneurs Are Determined to Make their Mark in the Fashion World and Leave a Legacy
Aiden Best, 17, and Eden Boakye, 16, both similar names spelt slightly differently, started a modeling, clothing brand company before even reaching the age of 18 called Vision Kidz. The two are God brothers who live together in the Uniondale/Hempstead area. Vision Kidz didn’t start off as a modeling page on Instagram. It was originally
Layla’s Dance and Drum Hosts an Array of Classes including a Fun Weekly Roller-Skating Dance Session
Cecilie Klaus always had a passion for music and dance since she was little. While studying dance in London, however, she picked up a hobby: roller skating. She ogled dancers who graced the rink floor with their skating technique and learned from them. Their inspiration led to Klaus coming back to her home of France
As October comes to an end, and a possible second wave rears its ugly head, talks of trick or treating looms over towns on Long Island. The potential cancellation of children’s beloved holiday, Halloween, is the talk of the town for parents on Long Island. Government officials like Gov. Andrew Cuomo, set the record straight,
It’s less than two weeks until Halloween and many Long Islanders have been picking up their Halloween costumes. People who celebrate Halloween question every year what they want to dress up as and how they will do it. According to a survey from YouGov back in 2018, 47% of people disagreed with the statement that
Just as the title suggests, dating these days can be pretty annoying, but what’s so hard about it you may ask? In this episode of Let’s Kick it with the Joneses, the family talks about dating back in the day versus now. Will Marcus and Miya give their mother those grandbabbies? Has dating gotten easier
Since the start of the decade, the number of Black business owners increased by 30% correlating with an increase of the Black population. However, self-employed Black business owners are only a third of what the white self-employed demographic is. Men are also more likely to be self-employed rather than women. According to the 2019 State
On Sept. 3, actress, singer and producer, Selena Gomez launched her cosmetic brand, Rare Beauty, which is exclusive only on the brand’s website and Sephora. The brand’s mission statement promotes uniqueness and supporting customers of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and more. The brand also advocates for mental health with its “Rare Impact” which has
Tell us where your loyalty lies. On this episode, we have two very special OG’s giving us some advice on loyalty, love and life. Tee has been married for 27 years, so you don’t want to miss all the wisdom she has to share on putting husband, kids or friends first. If you’ve been wondering
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