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Financial Freedom is Black Power! Organization is Providing Solutions for the State of Black America
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Financial Freedom is Black Power! Organization is Providing Solutions for the State of Black America

In already unprecedented times, the state of Black America has seen major turmoil in the last few months. Between two national crises, COVID-19 and the current horrific racial injustices, time has never been more crucial for real change. One thing that continues to become more obvious is that true help will not come from the […]

Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money
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Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money

Numerous surveys show that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, have little saved for retirement, and lack fundamental financial knowledge. Part of the problem, experts say, is that financial literacy has not been emphasized in American education; only 21 states require high school students to take a personal finance-related class. If parents want their children to learn the […]

NYS MWBE Firm Makes Generous Donation To Five Covid Hospital Units
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NYS MWBE Firm Makes Generous Donation To Five Covid Hospital Units

GRAHAM International Consulting and Research Inc. a NYS MWBE and Organic Luxury Antibacterial, Anti-fungal, Healthy Skin Healing Soaps by Designs by Dr. G companies donated Breakfast to 5 Covid Hospital Units which include at Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC, Northwell, Valley Stream, NY, NUMC, East Meadow, NY, Southside Hospital, Bayshore, NY, and Stonybrook Hospital, Stonybrook, New […]

This Hot 90's Toy is Back & Updated for Summer 2020
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This Hot 90’s Toy is Back & Updated for Summer 2020

Back in the 90’s we never imagined how toys like virtual would foreshadow our future in a digital age. Flash forward to the year 2020 and GigaPets, the bestselling brand of virtual pets from the 90’s, is making a comeback in a big way!  GigaPets has announced three new releases for this summer: GigaPetsAR, GigaPets […]

Get Your Outdoor Living Room Ready for Summer Fun
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Get Your Outdoor Living Room Ready for Summer Fun

Assess your yard. Sketch out the yard’s existing features. Mark down natural and manmade features, such as trees and shrubs, as well as seating and play equipment. Consider the activity zones and outdoor activities your family enjoys like sports, gardening, dining or relaxation or which areas have a multi-purpose. Spruce up existing landscaping. Do basic clean […]

Juneteenth: Know Your History
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Juneteenth: Know Your History

“Today, Juneteenth is recognized as the day the last enslaved people learned of the Emancipation proclamation. It is important to recognize, however, that our criminal legal system has been used since to continue forced labor. Here is a slice of that history shared by a friend that you should know and understand: “In 1866, one […]

Black Public Media Convenes Creatives on #BlackLivesMatter and COVID-19
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Black Public Media Convenes Creatives on #BlackLivesMatter and COVID-19

As it continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Black Public Media (BPM) is convening Black creatives, public television executives, media networks, talent agents, distributors and funders for the second biannual National Black Media Story Summit (BMSS). The topic: how to distribute the Black stories so crucial to navigating these extraordinary times when #blackstoriesmatter more than […]

Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth
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Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth

Goal-based savings and financial literacy app Goalsetter, has teamed up with Robert F. Smith, chairman of Vista Equity Partners, Black TikTok Influencers, and Sean Ali-Waddell, Jr., activist and cousin of Muhammad Ali, in a Juneteenth movement to sign one million Black youth up for Goalsetter savings accounts.  The #SavingOurSelves initiative, designed to help break the cycle of generational poverty […]

The Murder of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta Police Emphasizes Need for Change
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The Murder of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta Police Emphasizes Need for Change

Atlanta Lawyer: “What is it going to take? How many more examples are we going to take?” Chapman: “Community Control of Police is the only thing that can change anything!” Frank Chapman, Executive Director of the newly formed National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, today called for immediate passage of legislation establishing democratic community […]

=SPACE Launches Free Digital Programming In Response To COVID-19
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=SPACE Launches Free Digital Programming In Response To COVID-19

=SPACE, the co-working space centering multicultural business owners, has launched digital programming available nationwide and streaming weekly on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. The intersectional programming which mirrors that of the physical location in Newark, spans from meditation and wellness sessions for members to cope with anxiety and stress, to other interactive offerings and skill-building workshops […]

Protesters March through Long Island's North Shore
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Protesters March through Long Island’s North Shore

Demonstrators peacefully gathered to walk the streets of Glen Cove on Long Island’s North Shore to protest police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police.

Peaceful Protests Take Place on Long Island
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Peaceful Protests Take Place on Long Island

Protesters rallied peacefully, marched and condemned police brutality as they gathered on the lawn of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building in Mineola. In the past 30 days, Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead while jogging in Georgia, Breonna Taylor was shot dead in her Kentucky home and George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police […]

Virtual NY Pride to Honor LGBTQ Frontline Heroes
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Virtual NY Pride to Honor LGBTQ Frontline Heroes

The New York LGBT Network, organizers of Long Island Pride, announced today that Pride will go on and be bigger than ever. Adhering to meeting the requirements to not gather in large crowds, this year’s Pride celebration will feature “Virtual NY Pride” on Sunday, June 14th, the day commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Long Island Pride […]

On the Death of George Floyd: 'Like a Hunter Posing Over His Prey'
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On the Death of George Floyd: ‘Like a Hunter Posing Over His Prey’

Statement from Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of Repairers of the Breach, and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice. They also are co-chairs of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. The graphic image of a white police officer crushing a […]

Political Commentary: White Privilege...Something We All Can't Feel
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Political Commentary: White Privilege…Something We All Can’t Feel

    I was on Youtube watching my normal assortment of Ancient History based channels which usually cover the strategies and failures of past generals and kings and all of a sudden I saw a video on white privilege come up on my feed. I thought to myself that I should watch this video, not just […]