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Shades of Long Island National Black Business Month Networking Mixer & Fireside Chat Recap
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Shades of Long Island National Black Business Month Networking Mixer & Fireside Chat Recap

At the Digital Ballpark in Plainview, Long Island professionals came together to network, exchange ideas and receive gems during our info-packed fireside chat. Networking with food and Vidigal Wine sponsored by Grayscale Media was followed by a discussion with Lionel Chitty, the Nassau County Executive Director for Minority Affairs. Chitty’s witty and insightful commentary informed

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Black Women in Media Aims to Circulate the Black Dollar While Celebrating Blackness During Juneteenth Event

According to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth, the Black dollar only stays within the Black community after one purchase. In white communities, a dollar circulates numerous times. In the Hispanic community, a dollar circulates six times and in the Asian community, it circulates nine times. One organization working to increase

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The Black Business Gala Coming to Long Island to Celebrate Black Entrepreneurship

With every new Black business created, the African-American community inches closer towards economic equality according to Richalin Rodney, founder of Long Island’s The Black Business Gala. “The racial wealth gap that people of color have lived through is lessened,” said Rodney. “Jobs are created in the Black community, and visibility and representation for the youth

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4 Spring Activities Everyone Should Do When On Long Island
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4 Spring Activities Everyone Should Do When On Long Island

With the weather warming up as the days pass, it seems like more and more people want to do more activities throughout the week. With spring beginning, people long to explore the island once again. There are many activities to do throughout the spring with the warm weather beginning to kick up, flowers blossoming, and

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2021 Long Island Destinations to Check Out this Summer
Lifestyle

2021 Long Island Destinations to Check Out this Summer

After a year indoors, Long Islanders more than ever are looking for new ways and places to visit this summer. Luckily, Long Island is home to many hidden gems and is packed with events for a fun-filled summer.  Movie Lot Drive-In:  Located in the Westfield South Shore Mall parking lot in Bayshore, Movie Lot Drive-in

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Suffolk County Kicks off it's First Ever Youth Week
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Suffolk County Kicks off it’s First Ever Youth Week

Starting on May 13 and continuing through May 23, Suffolk County is holding their first-ever Youth Week.  Announced on May 6 by Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg, Suffolk County Legislator Rob Calarco and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, the Youth Week is aimed to mentor, honor and celebrate the youth of Suffolk County.  Legislation from

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