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Ujamaa Fest 2021 Highlights Black Entrepreneurs Defying the Odds By Tackling these 6 Career Fields

Ujamaa Fest 2021 Highlights Black Entrepreneurs Defying the Odds By Tackling these 6 Career Fields

When it comes to businesses in the Black community, there’s often a plethora of hair care, beauty and clothing brands to choose from. This is something to take pride in and be happy about. But, when it comes to other industries, there is a lack of color. African-Americans have been …

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4 Easy Life-Tips to Build Financial Literacy For Generation Z
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4 Easy Life-Tips to Build Financial Literacy For Generation Z

Generation Z grew up during the rise in technological advancement and the emergence of digital platforms. Coming to the brink of adulthood with a nation …

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More than just a Haircut: Long Island Barber Advocates for Self-Expression and Mental Health
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More than just a Haircut: Long Island Barber Advocates for Self-Expression and Mental Health

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a damper on many Long Island barbershops and hair salons causing them to close for business. However, for Giovaughni …

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Business

Long Island Fashion and Beauty Experts Weigh-in on Retail Companies’ Plans for Diversity and Inclusion

Retail companies since last May have shown interest in Black-owned businesses amid the ongoing calls for racial and social-economic equality from the Black Lives Matter …

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Long Island Rap Radar Aims to Make its Mark On the World By Helping Artists For Free

With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world like a ton of bricks, people have turned their attention further into the technological and online world. Everyone …

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Long Island Rap Radar Aims to Make its Mark On the World By Helping Artists For Free

With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world like a ton of bricks, people have turned their attention further into the technological and online world. Everyone …

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WM20s - the Media House Putting On For Long Island
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WM20s – the Media House Putting On For Long Island

It was unlikely that young Long Islanders Anthony “Ant” Guardado, 24, and Fradin Louis, 25 knew that they were going to co-found a serious media …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Top 10 Funniest TV News Moments
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Top 10 Funniest TV News Moments

What happens when the most professional and composed people we see every day just can’t keep it together? A hot mess, that’s what! This week, …

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Women of Color to Watch Out For in 2021 Olympics
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Women of Color to Watch Out For in 2021 Olympics

After surviving threats of cancellation and a year long postponement, the 2021 Summer Olympics hosted in Tokyo is merely two weeks away. With the addition …

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Stony Brook Students Speak Out About Recent Asian Discrimination Crimes

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in another world changing problem: discrimination and hate against the …

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Long Island Filmmaker Documents Heated Protest-Filled Summer in Documentary “The MVMT”

TRIGGER WARNING! Films were there for 19-year-old Haitian-American Kristopher Dorval during a tough year of his life. A series of movies throughout that year helped …

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"We’re Still Here": Jeremy Dennis Uses Visual Art to Explore Indigenous Identity
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“We’re Still Here”: Jeremy Dennis Uses Visual Art to Explore Indigenous Identity

Jeremy Dennis was born and raised in the Shinnecock Indian Reservation located in Southampton. The Shinnecock Nation is a community of people who have been …

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Fashion

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Long Island Drag Queen Naomi, the Crown Jewel of the Hamptons Has Overcome Hardship and Has a Vital Message For LGBTQ+ Youth

We can all agree that Long Island is no San Francisco when it comes to celebrating Pride. But local queer activists and residents have been …

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Need Some Fresh Juice? Black-Owned Business The Juice 6 Company is Here to Serve Suffolk County

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 …

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Politics

The People's Campaign For Parole Justice Targets the Long Island Five to Help End Mass Incarceration and Promote Racial Justice
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The People’s Campaign For Parole Justice Targets the Long Island Five to Help End Mass Incarceration and Promote Racial Justice

Two social justice groups came together on Thursday evening to call attention to New York’s prison and parole system and call on the Democratic state …

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Lifestyle

“The Hill We Climb” Inspires Black Authors Across Long Island

American poet and activist Amanda Gorman, read her poem “The Hill We Climb” on Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day. She is the youngest poet to …

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