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A sit-down interview with Shaniyat Chowdhury

The Herald recently caught up with Shaniyat Chowdhury to discuss his future plans, following his failed bid to unseat 12-term incumbent Rep. Gregory Meeks in the 5th Congressional District Democratic …

Bill would create database of Nassau’s restrictive covenants

A bill in the Nassau County Legislature would create a searchable database of all the contracts that were once used in the county to prevent people of color from moving into certain …

Belmont Stakes go on — despite pandemic

The Belmont Stakes looked a little different to fans and the larger horseracing community this year, as industry officials had to alter their operations due to the ongoing novel coronavirus …

Elmont community leaders: Support Black-owned businesses

Black community leaders and business owners in the Elmont area are stressing the importance of uplifting Black small businesses, as protests against institutionalized racism and police brutality …

Elmont fathers create volleyball club

When driving home from a club volleyball game about two years ago, Ryen Campbell and Maya Martin started telling their parents how they felt excluded from the team. So, the girls and their fathers …

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.