The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce (LIAACC) is exploring new ways to reach out to Black-owned businesses that are in need of help in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. From holding workshops that teach marketing strategies to helping businesses get Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) certified, the LIAACC’s mission is to
Have you been looking for a new bra? Well you might want to look into this small Long Island business, that’s making women feel better in their bras. The Fitting Curve is a Black-owned company founded by Kelly H. Saintus and Helene T. Delince, along with help from Stephanie Vincent. Combined, these three have experience
Nestled on the corner of West Merrick Road and Ormonde Boulevard, Pretty Toni’s Cafe would be bustling with customers who are looking for a bit of soul during their Sunday brunches. Once stepping into the cafe, you were greeted with jazz playing in the background and tables filled with dish fried chicken and red velvet
Health fads have swung in and out of public consciousness. From avocados to chia seeds, superfoods and food science has taken over popular culture, and Long Island is no exception. Led by Ron Montgomery, or Six, The 6 Juice is an organically sourced juice company based out of Suffolk County providing healthy alternatives to processed
Welcome back to BTB, we missed y’all! We got in a great interview with former LVF member and Black business owner of The Big Sweat The Big Dripper! We talk about fitness and how he built his his brand, then we go into football and how it applies to the game of life.
Priscilla Wesson — entrepreneur, self confessed online shopaholic, full-time mother of two lovely daughters and wife — is the brilliant mind behind children’s online clothing store Cozy N Cute Kids Boutique. Where the coronavirus pandemic has sent so many into a tailspin and left a lot of businesses floundering, Wesson launched her business despite COVID-19
Women of different backgrounds came from all over New York to converse, promote and support one another during The Queen Sessions‘ Queen Support Queens Pop-Up Shop and Brunch in Brentwood. “Long Island, I found out doesn’t have spaces like this where women of color are connecting,” said Autumn Myers who is the founder of The
Since it’s Women’s History Month, we definitely have to promote one of the biggest most diverse summits on Long Island, the annual Women’s Diversity Summit. Since starting three years ago, the summit has been able to amass hundreds of attendees. Last year, 400 men, women and children were in attendance. The all-day event is packed
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