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,
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
With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world like a ton of bricks, people have turned their attention further into the technological and online world. Everyone at this point is guaranteed to have used Amazon, Door Dash or Zoom at least 20 times within the past year. This increase in online attention also includes social media.
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
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
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
What happens when the most professional and composed people we see every day just can’t keep it together? A hot mess, that’s what! This week, we unpack our Top 10 funniest, craziest, wildest and worst moments on television news.
After surviving threats of cancellation and a year long postponement, the 2021 Summer Olympics hosted in Tokyo is merely two weeks away. With the addition of Karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing and the return of baseball and softball, there is much to anticipate this summer. Big name athletes such as four-time Olympic Gold Medal
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What started as a form of minstrel entertainment in the late 1800s, Drag culture is now one of the most renowned aspects of the gay community. With the aid of the media, the popularity of drag in the United States has been on a steady incline and is thriving. While Long Island Drag is hot
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