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(Exclusive) Tamron Hall, Marcus Samuelsson, Ralph McDaniels and More to Be Honored During 2024 Black Authors’ Festival at Sag Harbor

The second annual Black Authors’ Festival at Sag Harbor is welcoming impressive and trailblazing honorees this year, which includes television personalities, entrepreneurs and cultural icons. The full list of honorees include: Emmy-award winning talk show host and broadcast journalist Tamron Hall, eight-time James Beard award-winning celebrity chef and Restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson, Hip Hop Pioneer Ralph

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Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor Gears Up For Year Two

After their inaugural year saw over 80 guests, moving panel discussions and lively music, the Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor is in the works for a second year. The event, recently named one of USA Today’s top 10 best new festivals, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the same venue as last

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Things to Do On Long Island For Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2023

During Indigenous People’s Day, Native traditions are proudly on full display. NPR reported that the very idea of Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first proposed in 1977 at a United Nations conference. Years later, Indigenous Peoples’ Day was then first celebrated in South Dakota in 1990. In 2021, President Joe Biden’s administration issued a proclamation declaring

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Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Long Island

Hispanic Heritage Month began as a way to observe Hispanic culture and traditions. Starting as a week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, it was extended to 30 days in 1988 under President Ronald Reagan. Here are a few things Long Island residents can partake in during the annual month-long celebration to honor and

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Long Island Eid Bazaars Invites Celebration

Eid al-Adha, one of the most important events in the Islamic Calendar, is a three-day celebration most likely to begin on June 28, as per Al Jazeera. The celebration commemorates the willingness of prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail, to Allah, as told in the Quran. The story is also told in Judaism and

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