Latest News

Major Layoffs at Amityville School District Announced

The Amityville school district announced that a high number of employees are set to be laid off in June. A community letter posted to the district website from Superintendent Dr. Gina Talbert stated this was due to an “operational deficit of approximately $3.6 million from the 2022-23 school year.” On ...
Read More →
Local Events

Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor Gears Up For Year Two

After their inaugural year saw over 80 guests, moving panel discussions and lively music, the Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor is in the works ...
Read More →

(Exclusive) Girls Who Brunch Tour Comes to New York For the First Time at Wyandanch Memorial High School

The season of giving may be over, but Dr. Ni’Cola Mitchell, founder of the Girls Who Brunch Tour, has found a way to give back ...
Read More →

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Hosts Unique Honoree Ceremony For Black Media

During minority business week on Oct. 11, the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce hosted their inaugural Salute to Black Media Awards Night. The ...
Read More →

Pro-Palestine Rally in Mineola Calls For Peace

Last Sunday, a large crowd of demonstrators stood outside the Nassau County Executive Building in Mineola to call for peace amidst the ongoing conflict between ...
Read More →



Things to Do On Long Island For Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2023

During Indigenous People’s Day, Native traditions are proudly on full display. NPR reported that the very idea of Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first proposed in ...
Read More →

Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Long Island

Hispanic Heritage Month began as a way to observe Hispanic culture and traditions. Starting as a week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, it ...
Read More →
Shades of Long Island Episode 2 Highlights Black History and Excellence on Long Island

Shades of Long Island Episode 2 Highlights Black History and Excellence on Long Island

We’re back with a brand new episode of Shades of Long Island! His sunglasses have been featured in Vibe Magazine and seen on the face ...
Read More →

The BOP Open Mic Night Aims to Make Long Island a Poetry Destination

The Recording Academy recently made the decision to show poets love, adding the category Best Spoken Word Poetry Album to their list of Grammy awards. ...
Read More →

I Live In . So Sign Me Up For Your Newsletter

Get only the best stories, exclusive events, and local offers to your inbox, monthly. Unsubscribe any time.


BREAKING NEWS: Amityville High School Staff Member Allegedly Used Racial Slur During Football Game

A recent incident at Amityville Memorial High School occurred in which the school’s athletic supervisor ...
Read More →

Events & Happenings

  • All
  • Appearance or Signing
  • Art
  • Back to School Drive
  • Brunch
  • Casting Call
  • Charity
  • Competition
  • Concert
  • Conference / Expo / Summit
  • Dating
  • Dinner or Gala
  • Discussion
  • Exhibit
  • Fair
  • Fashion Show
  • Festival
  • Food
  • Fundraiser
  • Game Night
  • Giveaway
  • Happy Hour
  • Holiday Festivities
  • Honoree Ceremony
  • Information Session
  • Job Fair
  • Live Music
  • Market
  • Meeting
  • Movie Night
  • Museum
  • Nature
  • Networking
  • Parade
  • Party
  • Play/Musical
  • Protest
  • Religion
  • Shopping
  • Show
  • Sporting Event
  • Tournament
  • Toy Drive
  • Vigil
  • Virtual
  • Webinar
  • Workshop

Best in Black

I'm Interested

A Tribute To Black Media

I'm Interested
Screen Shot 2024-02-21 at 5.45.15 PM

Spades Tournament

I'm Interested
Screen Shot 2024-02-21 at 5.31.02 PM

Wyandanch Public Library Job Fair

I'm Interested

Books in Bayshore Read

I'm Interested

Village of Hempstead Parks and Recreation Black History Month Celebration

I'm Interested


Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Binge Watching Let's Watch Together

Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Binge Watching Let’s Watch Together

This week the Joneses are talking about the shows they like to binge-watch, the streaming services they prefer, as well as the positives and negatives ...
Read More →

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 ...
Read More →


Long Island Drag Culture - What's Hot What's Not and How it's a Form of Self-Expression

Long Island Drag Culture – What’s Hot What’s Not and How it’s a Form of Self-Expression

What started as a form of minstrel entertainment in the late 1800s, Drag culture, is now one of the most renowned aspects of the gay ...
Read More →

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Shades of Long Island’s 2023 Guide to Having a Sun-Filled Sensational Summer

Summer comes just once a year, and it’s easy for it to just pass you by. Long Island temperatures average in the 70s and 80s ...
Read More →


Controversial Bill that Would Let Cops Sue Protestors Vetoed By Laura Curran

Controversial Bill that Would Let Cops Sue Protestors Vetoed By Laura Curran

A highly disputed bill that would classify cops and other first responders as a “protected class” was struck down by Nassau County Executive Laura Curran ...
Read More →

Jones Beach, the Expressway and More: Robert Moses’ Historical Stamp of Early Institutional Racism (Op-Ed)

Built by Long Island State Park Commissioner Robert Moses, Jones Beach State Park represents some of the earliest forms of institutional racism here on Long ...
Read More →

Event Recaps

Scroll to Top