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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 Island. While many locals are familiar with his name, many are unaware of his contributions to the systemic racism within the island.  Memorialized by his …

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New Club at Sag Harbor's Pierson High School Highlights Asian Culture
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New Club at Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School Highlights Asian Culture

Over the past few weeks, local and national news programs have shown graphic videos of hate crimes against Asian-Americans in U.S. cities. It seems as …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Childhood Memories: Hilarious or Traumatic?
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Childhood Memories: Hilarious or Traumatic?

What kind of emotions get brought up when you think about your childhood? Love? Joy? Nostalgia? Maybe even some laughter? This week, the Joneses dive …

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10 Black-Owned Businesses to Snag Your Mother’s Day Gifts from this Year
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10 Black-Owned Businesses to Snag Your Mother’s Day Gifts from this Year

Mother’s Day is already around the corner. Yes it’s this Sunday already! It’s the time to show moms, grandmas, aunts, or even another parent who …

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Education

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 allegedly made a racial slur referring to minority players on …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Childhood Memories: Hilarious or Traumatic?
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Childhood Memories: Hilarious or Traumatic?

What kind of emotions get brought up when you think about your childhood? Love? Joy? Nostalgia? Maybe even some laughter? This week, the Joneses dive …

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This Photographer is Carving Out Her Own Lane in a White Dominated Industry

In today’s social climate, it’s hard to find a moment of beauty within the chaos erupting in our own communities. Despite the odds, 19-year-old Photographer …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Crazy Dreams & Nightmares: What Do They Mean?
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Crazy Dreams & Nightmares: What Do They Mean?

As much as 95% of all dreams are forgotten as soon as we wake up… so, what’s so special about the 5% we remember? Are …

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The Colored Colors Hybrid Art Festival Sponsored by The Vybe Lounge Set to Help Artists Recover from the Pandemic

As vaccinations start to roll out and the world begins to reopen, people are getting back to what they love. For artists and musicians, the …

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How East Hampton Schools Teach Race in the Classroom (Op-Ed)

How East Hampton Schools Teach Race in the Classroom (Op-Ed)

The Black Lives Matter protests of summer 2020 sparked many conversations about systemic racism throughout …

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Artist Marina Khan Puts Her Underrepresented South Asian and Muslim Culture On Full Display

Long Island resident and former Commack high school student, Marina Khan is one of the many underrepresented talents existing in our community today. With plenty …

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Layla’s Dance and Drum Hosts an Array of Classes including a Fun Weekly Roller-Skating Dance Session

Cecilie Klaus always had a passion for music and dance since she was little. While studying dance in London, however, she picked up a hobby: …

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These Young Long Island Entrepreneurs Are Determined to Make their Mark in the Fashion World and Leave a Legacy

Aiden Best, 17, and Eden Boakye, 16, both similar names spelt slightly differently, started a modeling, clothing brand company before even reaching the age of …

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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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“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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Generation Z’s Impact On the 2020 Election and the Future

Generation Z, or Gen Z, has shown increasing support for President Joesph R. Biden and has made history this year. They have dealt with the …

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