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A Few Black Long Island Beauty Brands to Support

A Few Black Long Island Beauty Brands to Support

Since the start of the decade, the number of Black business owners increased by 30% correlating with an increase of the Black population. However, self-employed Black business owners are only a third of what the white self-employed demographic is. Men are also more likely to be self-employed rather than women.  According to the 2019 State …

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Peaceful Protests Spark in Wyandanch and Brentwood After the Death of George Floyd

After the death of 46-year-old Minnesota man George Floyd, protests sparked in Minnesota, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, St. Louis, and now, Long Island. In Wyandanch, protestors marched around Wyandanch Village and lined themselves across Straight Path chanting “Black lives matter,” “This is what democracy looks like,” “No people united can ever be defeated,” and “I can’t breathe.” …

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New Testing Sites Coming to Wyandanch and North Amityville

New Testing Sites Coming to Wyandanch and North Amityville (Updated)

To increase detection of coronavirus, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that additional testing sites will be set up in North Amityville and Wyandanch. This announcement comes soon after data was released by the New York State Department of Health showing that a disproportionate number of COVID-19 cases have occurred in African-American and Hispanic communities. …

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"The Family Business" Watch Party Brings Wyandanch Residents Together With Special Guest Star

“The Family Business” Watch Party Brings Wyandanch Residents Together With Special Guest Star

Wednesday night the residents of Wyandanch came together to sit back, relax and watch the season premiere of one of BET’s newest shows “The Family Business” at Sir Shave Barbershop. Scenes from the “The Family Business” were shot in the barbershop itself as well as other locations on Long Island. The BET series is about …

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