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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Family Sayings

Let’s Kick it with the Joneses is back for season 4! For those out there who haven’t been following this fun family show, the Joneses are a Black tight-knit family having intergenerational chats about everything from dreams and nightmares and surface-level soul food to oatmeal songs and superheroes. In this episode, the Jones family talks

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4 Easy Life-Tips to Build Financial Literacy For Generation Z
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4 Easy Life-Tips to Build Financial Literacy For Generation Z

Generation Z grew up during the rise in technological advancement and the emergence of digital platforms. Coming to the brink of adulthood with a nation that once had a promising economy, currently halted by a global pandemic, this generation has the potential to face more financial uncertainty than the previous generations.  That deep familiarity with

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More than just a Haircut: Long Island Barber Advocates for Self-Expression and Mental Health
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More than just a Haircut: Long Island Barber Advocates for Self-Expression and Mental Health

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a damper on many Long Island barbershops and hair salons causing them to close for business. However, for Giovaughni Goulbourne, commonly known as, “Gio the barber,” thrived during these unpredictable times, turning the global setback into a career opportunity.  Currently working for Qs Quality Cuts/Craft Kingz Barbershop in Baldwin,

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Long Island Fashion and Beauty Experts Weigh-in on Retail Companies’ Plans for Diversity and Inclusion

Retail companies since last May have shown interest in Black-owned businesses amid the ongoing calls for racial and social-economic equality from the Black Lives Matter protests.  Companies hearing these demands have rushed to publicize a slew of programs and initiatives to address discrimination. In many instances, these came in the shape of pledges to support

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Controversial Bill that Would Let Cops Sue Protestors Vetoed By Laura Curran
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Controversial Bill that Would Let Cops Sue Protestors Vetoed By Laura Curran

A highly disputed bill that would classify cops and other first responders as a “protected class” was struck down by Nassau County Executive Laura Curran after getting advice from Attorney General Letitia James on the matter. Curran stated on Tuesday that there was “genuine concern” among community members and “that the law would intimidate free

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After 16 Years Southampton Opens it’s First African-American Museum

This Juneteenth, the Southampton African American Museum (S.A.A.M.) officially opened its doors to the public. Located on 245  North Sea Road, it is the first African American site to be landmarked and historically designated in the village of Southampton.  The mission statement of the museum says in part that it strives “to promote an understanding

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WM20s - the Media House Putting On For Long Island
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WM20s – the Media House Putting On For Long Island

It was unlikely that young Long Islanders Anthony “Ant” Guardado, 24, and Fradin Louis, 25 knew that they were going to co-found a serious media house and production company when they met at the age of seven. But, the Roosevelt natives are doing just that. The former film Nassau Community College students started their media

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