*This Episode Uses Profanity* Welcome back to BTB! Back on the panel is Miya Jones, CEO of LI Shades. We talk more in depth about the 2020 election. and Dean claims Trump has an easy road back to the Oval Office. We hope you enjoy! Make sure to follow @theberrygang1 on IG.
Photos from the Long Island Unity March, organized by community activist, Ariana Levin, daughter Shanequa Levin of the Women’s Diversity Network, on Friday, June 19th, 2020. The 5-mile march began at Amityville Memorial High School and ended in Seaford.
Army Vet and Politician Jackie Gordon Aims to Bring Her Army Strong Mentality to the Frontlines of Congress
By Miya Jones Congressional candidate Jacqueline Gordon announced her run for Congress almost a year ago against 28-year incumbent Peter King. A lot has changed since then. King retired, coronavirus infected every part of our lives and Gordon received a glowing recommendation from former presidential candidate Kamala Harris. All of these factors fueled Gordon further
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
Suffolk County Proposal Seeks to Ban Discrimination Against Formerly Incarcerated Individuals in the Job Market
During Suffolk County’s general legislature meeting, a proposal that will prohibit employers from discriminating against those with a criminal history will be on the table. The legislation would forbid employers from asking people questions about their criminal record during the job application process. Once a person makes it to the interview, then they can be
In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re acknowledging Long Island women making a difference. We’re now highlighting Jacqueline Gordon. Jackie is a Jamaican-born Queens-raised educator, combat veteran, community leader and mother of two. She enlisted in the Army and served for 29 years. She served overseas as a platoon leader in Germany during Desert Storm,
Conversations with Verdel Jones welcomes Jason Richberg to our show to discuss his upcoming run for Suffolk County Legislator – District 15. Mr. Richberg talks about his experience as Clerk of the Suffolk County Legislature, and how that experience has prepared him to be the next Suffolk County Legislature for District 15. He discusses the
Conversations with Verdel Jones – Sit Down with Potential Political History-Maker Jackie Duodu Burbridge
Conversations with Verdel Jones welcomes Jackie Duodu Burbridge to our show to discuss her upcoming run for Suffolk County Legislator – District 15. In the 50 year history of the Suffolk County Legislature – if victorious – she would be the first African American women to hold this elected position. Mrs. Duodu Burbridge outlines why
Social Justice Groups Unite at Town Hall to Make Change Amid Disturbing Long Island Divided Findings
The recent Long Island Divided investigation has caused local social justice groups to come together and clinch down on the issue of housing discrimination. During the meeting, they discussed several ways the community can step up and help combat community segregation. Here are five concrete actions on how to do this: 1. Voice your concerns
On Tuesday, the White House sent an eight-page letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the chairmen of other committees leading the impeachment inquiry stating the inquiry has “no legitimate basis.” The letter, written by White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, said the investigation “violates fundamental fairness and constitutionally mandated due process,” and that this is
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