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Nonprofit Long Island Charities that Help those in Need

nonprofit, Long Island, domestic violence, fashion Nonprofit organizations are an integral part of any community. These organizations can serve a community’s needs in multiple ways, such as raising awareness of social injustice issues and financial education among other things.  Long Island has its fair share of nonprofit charities. Each serves …

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Useful Resources at your Local Long Island Library

Hempstead, Roosevelt, Long Island, library Libraries are an ancient institution that not only gives members of a community access to thousands of pages of knowledge, …

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A Hidden History Revealed at the Joysetta & Julius Pearse African American Museum 

A hidden history is on display at the Joysetta & Julius Pearse African American Museum in Hempstead. Focusing on Black American history, the museum is …

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Local Burger Spots You Have to Check Out Before Summer Ends

The hamburger is a classic American staple, that practically everyone seems to love some variation of. Originally from Hamburg, Germany, the burger has come to …

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Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor Aims to Highlight African-American Authors

National Black Business Month is here and a large chunk of those business owners, are authors, who have don’t always have the easiest time getting …

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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 …

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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. …

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Black Celebrities You Probably Didn't Know Have Long Island Ties

Black Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Have Long Island Ties

When a lot of people think of Long Island, “Black” isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But, from the North Shore to the …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Favorite Travel Destinations

Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Favorite Travel Destinations

What’s your favorite part about traveling? What’s your least favorite? This week, we’re discussing our most memorable travel experiences – the good and the bad. …

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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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Celebrating Hispanic Culture with Dance and Song / Celebración de la Cultura Hispana con Baile y Ca

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Roosevelt Library Annual Hispanic

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Hispanic Counseling Center 46th Annual Gala

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35th Anniversary Gala & Awards

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27th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Gala

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WM20s - the Media House Putting On For Long Island

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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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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