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Happy Bangladesh Independence Day!

The 50th celebration of Bangladesh Independence Day was still effect in spirit in spite of coronavirus. The traditional holiday commemorates the moment when Bangladesh broke free from Pakistan and became an independent nation. After a nine-month bloody liberation war, Bengalis finally gained the right to be called Bengalis freely. Typically the holiday consists of fairs,

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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Vera Moore
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Vera Moore

The former actress turned entrepreneur is the president and CEO of the highly competitive family-owned business, Vera Moore Cosmetics. Over the past five years, she has built one of the most progressive and prestigious cosmetics and skincare lines for the global market. Vera started off in theater and eventually made her way to national television

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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Taylor Raynor
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Taylor Raynor

In the words of Beyoncé who runs the world “girls!” This is true and we want to give it up for the girls and women who have made their mark on Long Island. Today we’re highlighting Assemblywoman Taylor Raynor. Raynor is an American and British citizen who was born in Brooklyn to Raulston and Towana

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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Falischa Moss
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Falischa Moss

Women’s History Month is about women who make an impact those around them. We aim to showcase the women of Long Island and show how their talents and passion has shaped the community. We’re now featuring Falischa Moss. Moss is the co-creator and one of the main organizers behind Black Long Island, a Facebook group

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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Vanessa Baird-Streeter
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Vanessa Baird-Streeter

Women make the world go ’round, and for Women’s History Month we’re giving it up to the female bosses on Long Island. We’re putting the spotlight on Vanessa Baird-Streeter. Baird-Streeter is a graduated from the Academy of St. Joseph in Brentwood and attended Dartmouth College. She received her bachelor’s degree with a double major in

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Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean Pierre Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean Pierre Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre is the third member of the New York State Assembly to test positive for coronavirus. Jean-Pierre, who has resided over district 11 since 2014, got tested after a family member became ill. She received her diagnosis the day after returning home from a legislative session where they voted on bills pertaining to

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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Sarah Lindner
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Sarah Lindner

Since it Women’s History Month, what better way to celebrate than telling the stories of Long Island women who turn their passions into full-blown hustles. We’re now highlighting Sarah Lindner. Sarah is a self-proclaimed online personal shopper, hoarder and popular blogger from Roslyn, New York. She’s Sarah by day and a Disney princess literally all

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Eric B. Losses Daughter Erica Barrier After a Tragic Car Crash

The daughter of hip-hop icon, DJ and native Long Islander Eric B, Erica Supreme Barrier, has passed away. In Connecticut, the 28-year-old sustained injuries from a car accident in which her car “stopped in the center lane” and an oncoming truck “was unable to stop in time and impacted the rear of [Erica’s car],” according

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