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PJs For the Culture - World’s Only Black-Owned Holiday Pajama Line Created By this Long Island Mother-Son Duo

PJs for the Culture – World’s Only Black-Owned Holiday Pajama Line Created By this Long Island Mother-Son Duo

Nothing screams holiday season like matching family pajamas. Warm, bell covered long-sleeves adorning everyone’s favorite jolly figure are part of what sets the holidays off. Unfortunately, there seems to be a lack of representation for BIPOC communities when it comes to figures and characters on our favorite festive fashions. The founders of PJs for the …

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Shades of Long Island National Black Business Month Networking Mixer & Fireside Chat Recap

Shades of Long Island National Black Business Month Networking Mixer & Fireside Chat Recap

At the Digital Ballpark in Plainview, Long Island professionals came together to network, exchange ideas and receive gems during our info-packed fireside chat. Networking with food and Vidigal Wine sponsored by Grayscale Media was followed by a discussion with Lionel Chitty, the Nassau County Executive Director for Minority Affairs. Chitty’s witty and insightful commentary informed …

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The Can't-Miss Long Island Networking Event That is Honoring National Black Business Month

The Can’t-Miss Long Island Networking Event That is Honoring National Black Business Month

Running a small business can be tough. A million tabs a day are constantly open in your mind and on your laptop. Between emails, newsletters, demographics, content creation, meetings we could go on forever with a myriad of tasks that come with owning your own business. During Long Island’s premier networking event at the Digital …

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Black Women in Media Aims to Circulate the Black Dollar While Celebrating Blackness During Juneteenth Event

According to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth, the Black dollar only stays within the Black community after one purchase. In white communities, a dollar circulates numerous times. In the Hispanic community, a dollar circulates six times and in the Asian community, it circulates nine times. One organization working to increase …

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This Organization Aims to Celebrate Juneteenth Authentically with 2nd Annual Cultural Festival in Hicksville

This Organization Aims to Celebrate Juneteenth Authentically with 2nd Annual Cultural Festival in Hicksville

The Second Annual Juneteenth Cultural Festival is coming to Hicksville. Founded by the Black Legacy Partners, the event showcases Black culture on Long Island.  “We wanted to be the official Juneteenth event company to do this celebration in Long Island,” said Kestle Bess, founder and president of the Black Legacy Partners. “We wanted to make …

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The Black Business Gala Coming to Long Island to Celebrate Black Entrepreneurship

With every new Black business created, the African-American community inches closer towards economic equality according to Richalin Rodney, founder of Long Island’s The Black Business Gala. “The racial wealth gap that people of color have lived through is lessened,” said Rodney. “Jobs are created in the Black community, and visibility and representation for the youth …

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Black History Month Business Highlight - Your CBD Store Port Jeff Station

Black History Month Business Highlight – Your CBD Store Port Jeff Station

There are a decent amount of CBD shops on Long Island. However, they are rarely ran by women, let alone a Black woman. But, this is the case for the owner of Your CBD Store Port Jefferson. The store was launched by Wading River Resident Dee Earle Browning. After going through back surgery, struggling to …

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Black History Month Business Highlight – The Hush Truck

We celebrate Black excellence 24/7, all 365 days of the year, but for Black History Month, we’re doing a little something special. Throughout the month, we’re highlighting Black Long Island businesses you may not have known about. Today, we’re shining a light on some mouthwatering meals from a Food Network star. Food from a three-time …

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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 discouraged from entering non-stereotypical fields …

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