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Environmental Nonprofit Executive Director Adrienne Esposito Voices Concerns Over Long Island’s Water

Environmental Nonprofit Executive Director Adrienne Esposito Voices Concerns Over Long Island’s Water

Long Islanders know this summer’s record-breaking heat wave was intense. If you live in a house with central air conditioning, you’ll feel the heat when you step outside. If you have to cool down your apartment with a fan, you basically live in this seasonal furnace. When things are on fire, people usually turn to …

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Q&A: Member of the Shinnecock Nation Speaks on the Fight to Free Beach Access for Tribe Members

Q&A: Member of the Shinnecock Nation Speaks on the Fight to Free Beach Access for Tribe Members

On July 9, members of the Shinnecock Nation and their allies held a protest to demand that the Southampton Village Board of Trustees give free beach access to tribal members. Tela Troge, a Shinnecock tribal attorney and director of the Shinnecock Kelp Farmers, sat down with Shades of Long Island to discuss the status of …

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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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Hispanics Have Major Voting Power this Election Making Up the Largest Minority Vote

Hispanics Have Major Voting Power this Election Making Up the Largest Minority Vote

Long Islanders, along with the rest of America, is a short 18 days away from casting their vote in their local elections, along with the national race for a new president of the United States.  Maya Brown, a 20-year-old college student at Stony Brook University, is from Freeport and is half Mexican and half African …

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How Black Food Businesses On Long Island Are Doing During the Pandemic

How Black Food Businesses On Long Island Are Doing During the Pandemic

Nestled on the corner of West Merrick Road and Ormonde Boulevard, Pretty Toni’s Cafe would be bustling with customers who are looking for a bit of soul during their Sunday brunches. Once stepping into the cafe, you were greeted with jazz playing in the background and tables filled with dish fried chicken and red velvet …

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