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Social Media Content Creator Donicia Hodge Found a Home at BET After Working Past Years of Racial Bias
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BET Social Media Content Creator Donicia Hodge Reveals the Racial Biases She Overcame While Working in the Journalism Field

Donicia Hodge, lead editorial content creator at BET, worked her way up in the communications field despite racial biases. Born and raised on Long Island, Hodge has had many uncomfortable experiences in her positions before being recruited to BET.  Hodge said she worked a lot through the Town of Babylon before getting to digital media.

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New CDC Guidelines Advises Everyone to Wear Two Masks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a study discovering that two masks are better than one in regards to fighting COVID-19.  “Double Masking”, as the CDC claims, refers to wearing a medical mask under a cloth mask. The study by the CDC found that wearing an unknotted medical mask protects 56%

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Racial Slur Used Against Long Island Activist and Teenager Sparks Outrage
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Racial Slur Used Against Long Island Activist and Teenager Sparks Outrage

*TRIGGER WARNING*⚠️ The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Freeport, Roosevelt Youth Branch (NAACPFRYB) and Young Long Island for Justice organized a Freeport candidate forum and a proceeding texting event, requesting candidates from two different slates who are running in Freeport in village elections.  According to Kiana Abbady, who is a steering community

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Uncracking the Misconceptions Behind the COVID-19 Vaccines
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Uncracking the Misconceptions Behind the COVID-19 Vaccines

In December of 2020, Sandra Lindsey, Port Washington resident and director of critical care at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, received the first dose of any COVID-19 vaccine in the country and in the state. It is over two months later and 17% of Nassau County residents and 13% of Suffolk community members

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Black History Month Inspires Mask Businesses Across the Island

One of the only good things to come out of the coronavirus pandemic is a new market for medical masks. Mask businesses have been a hot commodity in attempting to make an income during people’s free time.  February is Black History Month, which means communities unite and the rest of the country recognizes the accomplishments

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