Long Islanders, along with the rest of America, is a short 18 days away from casting their vote in their local elections, along with the national race for a new president of the United States. Maya Brown, a 20-year-old college student at Stony Brook University, is from Freeport and is half Mexican and half African
The Hispanic Advisory Board of Suffolk County celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month via Facebook Live, a change from the food and music-filled celebrations of previous years, on Oct. 14. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the board centered the celebration on honoring members of the community who gave back during this critical time, titling the event
Jackie Gordon v. Andrew Garbarino – The Congressional Race that Could Make History and Impact Long Island’s Political Direction
Jackie Gordon v. Andrew Garbarino – The Congressional Race that Could Make History and Impact Long Island’s Political Direction The competition for New York’s 2nd Congressional District is keen as candidates Jackie Gordon and Andrew Garbarino fight to fill long time Republican Rep. Peter King’s seat. After representing the state for over fourteen terms, King
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
Cops N’ Kids Long Island, a nonprofit organization located in West Babylon, Long Island, has dedicated itself to connecting youth and law enforcement through mentorship and educational programming. On Oct. 7, they hosted the first of three virtual events titled, “Our Voices Matter”, to open up a dialogue between themselves and young people of color
Just as the title suggests, dating these days can be pretty annoying, but what’s so hard about it you may ask? In this episode of Let’s Kick it with the Joneses, the family talks about dating back in the day versus now. Will Marcus and Miya give their mother those grandbabbies? Has dating gotten easier
Some 200,000 Americans have been killed by the coronavirus, and a disproportionate amount of them are African Americans. Black Americans experience the highest mortality rates nationwide. About one in 1,000 have died because of COVID-19, and that can be attributed to underlying health conditions. To grapple this issue, the Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce (RCOC) has
Since the start of the decade, the number of Black business owners increased by 30% correlating with an increase of the Black population. However, self-employed Black business owners are only a third of what the white self-employed demographic is. Men are also more likely to be self-employed rather than women. According to the 2019 State
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