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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Important Gender Roles in Society

Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Important Gender Roles in Society

Did you know that Cheerleading was originally considered “too masculine” for women? Or that women were the first brewers of beer? Gender roles and norms have had a heavy impact on society, but the lines are becoming more and more blurred these days. This week, the Joneses discuss how gender roles influence us, motivate us, …

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Social Media Content Creator Donicia Hodge Found a Home at BET After Working Past Years of Racial Bias

BET Social Media Content Creator Donicia Hodge Reveals the Racial Biases She Overcame While Working in the Journalism Field

Donicia Hodge, lead editorial content creator at BET, worked her way up in the communications field despite racial biases. Born and raised on Long Island, Hodge has had many uncomfortable experiences in her positions before being recruited to BET.  Hodge said she worked a lot through the Town of Babylon before getting to digital media. …

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How to Crush Barriers Between the Muslim and Jewish Community: Moxxie Network and the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Discuss During Panel Conversation

The country seems more divided than ever along racial, political and religious lines. These two organizations are working to fight against this narrative by promoting true solidarity and understanding among women on Long Island. The member-based nonprofit Moxxie Network partnered with the grassroots organization Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Western Nassau for a panel discussion to …

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Army Vet and Politician Jackie Gordon Aims to Bring Her Army Strong Mentality to the Frontlines of Congress

By Miya Jones Congressional candidate Jacqueline Gordon announced her run for Congress almost a year ago against 28-year incumbent Peter King. A lot has changed since then. King retired, coronavirus infected every part of our lives and Gordon received a glowing recommendation from former presidential candidate Kamala Harris. All of these factors fueled Gordon further …

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