Black woman

International Yoga Day Highlight: Body & Brain Lynbrook Shows Why Yoga Should Be Part of Your Routine

International Yoga Day Highlight: Body & Brain Lynbrook Owners Show Why Yoga Should Be Part of Your Routine

Beatricia Brun was in college when she started incorporating yoga into her routine.  On weekends, she would travel from Stony Brook University to Syosset, where her mother worked. Together, they would commute to a nearby yoga studio for class before heading home.  Now, Brun is the manager of Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi in …

International Yoga Day Highlight: Body & Brain Lynbrook Owners Show Why Yoga Should Be Part of Your Routine Read More »

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 …

The Black Business Gala Coming to Long Island to Celebrate Black Entrepreneurship Read More »

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 …

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

Let's Kick it with the Joneses -Uncommon Black History Facts That Weren't Taught In School

Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Uncommon Black History Facts That Weren’t Taught In School

Did you know this year’s theme for Black History Month is health and wellness? Kick it with us as we dive into Uncommon Black History Facts that weren’t taught in school. What Black History Facts were you taught in school? Celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth with us by sharing your stories of Black Excellence with us! To nominate …

Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Uncommon Black History Facts That Weren’t Taught In School Read More »

After 16 Years Southampton Opens it’s First African-American Museum

This Juneteenth, the Southampton African American Museum (S.A.A.M.) officially opened its doors to the public. Located on 245  North Sea Road, it is the first African American site to be landmarked and historically designated in the village of Southampton.  The mission statement of the museum says in part that it strives “to promote an understanding …

After 16 Years Southampton Opens it’s First African-American Museum Read More »

Gen Z Shares their Experiences Growing Up Black and Gay On Long Island

Gen Z Shares their Experiences Growing Up Black and Gay On Long Island

One notable aspect of Pride Month is its celebration of diversity amongst the diverse. Queer people of all different ethnic backgrounds, abilities and denominations come together during this time of year to empower each other. But once the celebration is over, many LGBTQ individuals find themselves having to hide a piece of their identity due …

Gen Z Shares their Experiences Growing Up Black and Gay On Long Island Read More »

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

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 plays the role of a mom, some appreciation and extra love. If you’re scrambling to get a gift last minute, here are some Long Island-based minority businesses that have the …

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

Scroll to Top