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Peaceful Protests Spark in Wyandanch and Brentwood After the Death of George Floyd

By Miya Jones After the death of 46-year-old Minnesota man George Floyd, protests have sparked in Minnesota, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, St. Louis and now Long Island. In Wyandanch, protestors marched around Wyandanch Village and lined themselves across Straight Path chanting “Black lives matter,” “This is what democracy looks like,” “No people …

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How Coronavirus Can Bridge Generational Divide (OP-ED)
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How Coronavirus Can Bridge Generational Divides (OP-ED)

By Miya Jones It’s no secret that different generations can sometimes be at odds. The “When I was 15 I was already out of the …

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The Message I Want Others to Consider After Coronavirus Took My Brother

By Carolyn Miles Anyone who ever met my brother, Daniel Miles, remembered one specific trait, his physical stature. He had been bestowed with the remarkable …

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Nassau County Allows Walk-Ins and Opens Up Criteria For Coronavirus Testing
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Nassau County Allows Walk-Ins and Opens Up Criteria For Coronavirus Testing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo aims to get ahead of the coronavirus spread by increasing the number of people being tested for the virus and this includes …

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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 …

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Short Film “Bottled” Shot at Long Island’s Rocky Point Reflects the Complexity of Grief

Times are tough, and dealing with loss isn’t easy. Coronavirus has claimed many lives across the globe. To address the complex grieving process, writer and …

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Entertainment

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 …

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Finding Peace (Poem)
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Finding Peace (Poem)

By Sade’ Norwood  Instagram: @sade_thewriter I preferred the numbness when I relived your memories  Etched in my heart for a lifetime  I never got a …

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Hofstra Student's New Film "The Color in Grief" Shows the Raw Side of Grieving After Suicide
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Hofstra Student’s New Film “The Color in Grief” Shows the Raw Side of Grieving After Suicide

By Aliyah Dinkins Instagram: @a.leeyah_ Website: https://imanvisuals.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn: Aliyah Dinkins With poise and passion, senior film student Antreise Lacey took the initiative to make a change …

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Long Island Natives Shine a Spotlight on Harsh Realities of Bullying With New Short Film

Long Island Natives Shine a Spotlight on Harsh Realities of Bullying With New Short Film

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Arts

I’m Here For “The Photograph” But it Misses the Mark and Here’s Why
Arts

I’m Here For “The Photograph” But it Misses the Mark and Here’s Why we (Review)

By Alexandra Louigarde Twitter: @ajlouiga “The Photograph” draws heavily from the 1997 classic, “Love Jones.” Both films beautifully laced with the pensive and sentimental fullness …

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Long Island Native Highlights an Uncovered Current in Diverse Communities with Film "My First Miracle"
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Long Island Native Highlights an Uncovered Current in Diverse Communities with Film “My First Miracle”

According to the City of Hope, every four minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a form of blood cancer, often derived from MDS …

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Fashion

Fashion 4 Purpose Shines a Light on Creatives at the First Long Island Fashion Awards
Fashion & Beauty

Fashion 4 Purpose Shines a Light on Creatives at the First Long Island Fashion Awards

A girls night in with a few vendors started out small, but eventually grew into Fashion 4 Purpose, an organization that has made history as …

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Politics

#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Jackie Gordon
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Jackie Gordon

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, …

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Talking to Suffolk County Legislator – District 15 Hopeful – Jason Richberg
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Talking to Suffolk County Legislator – District 15 Hopeful – Jason Richberg

Conversations with Verdel Jones welcomes Jason Richberg to our show to discuss his upcoming run for Suffolk County Legislator – District 15. Mr. Richberg talks …

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Health & Fitness

Faster Testing Method for Coronoravirus Coming to Long Island
Health & Fitness

Faster Testing Method For Coronavirus Implemented on Long Island

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Lifestyle

Going through a Painful Heartbreak? Here Are 5 Effective Ways to Overcome it

Going through a Painful Heartbreak? Here Are 5 Effective Ways to Overcome it

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