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“The Hill We Climb” Inspires Black Authors Across Long Island

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

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Lifestyle

How Long Islanders Are Planning For Halloween

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,

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A Few Black Long Island Beauty Brands to Support
Fashion & Beauty

A Few Black Long Island Beauty Brands to Support

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

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Fashion & Beauty

Long Island Makeup Artists of Color Speak Up About Inclusivity in the Beauty Industry

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

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Advice

Black Koffee – Who You Loyal To?

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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