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    A focus on issues important to diverse communities.A focus on issues important to diverse communities.

    Diverse Long Island aims to start a dialogue on important issues that impact our lives as Long Islanders, while celebrating the extraordinary achievements of students, athletes and local leaders who inspire us all. 

    Diverse Long Island aims to start a dialogue on important issues that impact our lives as Long Islanders, while celebrating the extraordinary achievements of students, athletes and local leaders who inspire us all. 

  • Diverse Long Island for November 24, 2018

    Diverse Long Island for November 24, 2018

    This week's Diverse Long Island show looks into the arrest of an undocumented immigrant. Hundreds liThis week's Diverse Long Island show looks into the arrest of an undocumented immigrant. Hundreds li

    This week's Diverse Long Island show looks into the arrest of an undocumented immigrant. Hundreds listen to Anne Frank's stepsister spread tolerance and acceptance. And News 12's Averi Harper sits down with state Senator-elect Kevin Thomas.

    This week's Diverse Long Island show looks into the arrest of an undocumented immigrant. Hundreds listen to Anne Frank's stepsister spread tolerance and acceptance. And News 12's Averi Harper sits down with state Senator-elect Kevin Thomas.

  • Diverse Long Island for November 2018

    Diverse Long Island for November 2018

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    This month's Diverse Long Island includes a Farmingville woman who was fired from her teaching job in the Bronx over a lesson about slavery and a local salon that offers its services free of charge to breast cancer survivors.

    This month's Diverse Long Island includes a Farmingville woman who was fired from her teaching job in the Bronx over a lesson about slavery and a local salon that offers its services free of charge to breast cancer survivors.

  • Diverse Long Island for October 2018

    Diverse Long Island for October 2018

    News 12's Averi Harper sits down with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island to hear why hundreds oNews 12's Averi Harper sits down with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island to hear why hundreds o

    News 12's Averi Harper sits down with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island to hear why hundreds of kids are on a wait list for the popular mentor program.

    News 12's Averi Harper sits down with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island to hear why hundreds of kids are on a wait list for the popular mentor program.

  • Diverse Long Island for Sept. 2018

    Diverse Long Island for Sept. 2018

    This week on Diverse Long Island with Averi Harper, meet a visually impaired DJ who won't give up on his dream, remember the day President Truman ended segregation in the armed forces, and sit down with the woman who heads up Teatro Yerbabruja, a cultural center using art as a tool of social change.

    This week on Diverse Long Island with Averi Harper, meet a visually impaired DJ who won't give up on his dream, remember the day President Truman ended segregation in the armed forces, and sit down with the woman who heads up Teatro Yerbabruja, a cultural center using art as a tool of social change.

  • Long Island DJ doesn't let visual impairment hold him back

    Long Island DJ doesn't let visual impairment hold him back

    Sep 02, 2018 09:49 AM2018-09-02 13:49:00 GMT

    For 19-year-old Jumair Rhodes, also known as DJ Nyree, sight and sound are crucial to his craft.

    For 19-year-old Jumair Rhodes, also known as DJ Nyree, sight and sound are crucial to his craft.

  • Diverse Long Island for July 2018

    Diverse Long Island for July 2018

    This month’s Diverse Long Island includes scam artists trying to cash in on the immigration crisis, Long Island’s only family steel band and a discussion with Linda Taylor, author of the children's book series, "Amazing Annabelle.”

    This month’s Diverse Long Island includes scam artists trying to cash in on the immigration crisis, Long Island’s only family steel band and a discussion with Linda Taylor, author of the children's book series, "Amazing Annabelle.”

  • Diverse Long Island for June 2018

    Diverse Long Island for June 2018

    This month's Diverse Long Island includes President Trump reversing his family separation policy and Long Islanders rallying for children to be reunited with their parents at the border; showing off Pride in Long Beach while remembering the Florida shooting victims; and a Long Island historian talking about the significance of Juneteenth.

    This month's Diverse Long Island includes President Trump reversing his family separation policy and Long Islanders rallying for children to be reunited with their parents at the border; showing off Pride in Long Beach while remembering the Florida shooting victims; and a Long Island historian talking about the significance of Juneteenth.

  • Diverse Long Island for May 2018

    Diverse Long Island for May 2018

    This month's Diverse Long Island speaks with a rolling skate sensation in her 80s who says skating mThis month's Diverse Long Island speaks with a rolling skate sensation in her 80s who says skating m

    This month's Diverse Long Island speaks with a rolling skate sensation in her 80s who says skating makes her soul come to life. After more than a century, The Boy Scouts of America are changing their name. 

    This month's Diverse Long Island speaks with a rolling skate sensation in her 80s who says skating makes her soul come to life. After more than a century, The Boy Scouts of America are changing their name. 

  • Diverse Long Island for April 2018

    Diverse Long Island for April 2018

    This month's Diverse Long Island looks at Starbucks' racial-bias training. Speaks to a group of singThis month's Diverse Long Island looks at Starbucks' racial-bias training. Speaks to a group of sing

    This month's Diverse Long Island looks at Starbucks' racial-bias training. Speaks to a group of singers who focus on their performance and not their differences. And a Glen Cove man details his journey of feeling trapped in the wrong body.

    This month's Diverse Long Island looks at Starbucks' racial-bias training. Speaks to a group of singers who focus on their performance and not their differences. And a Glen Cove man details his journey of feeling trapped in the wrong body.

  • Diverse Long Island: Toddlewood studio in Baldwin

    Diverse Long Island: Toddlewood studio in Baldwin

    Toddlewood photo studio in Baldwin tries to instill self-esteem on young girls.Toddlewood photo studio in Baldwin tries to instill self-esteem on young girls.

    Toddlewood photo studio in Baldwin tries to instill self-esteem on young girls.

    Toddlewood photo studio in Baldwin tries to instill self-esteem on young girls.

  • Diverse Long Island for March 2018

    Diverse Long Island for March 2018

    This month's Diverse Long Island shows how a local photographer transforms everyday children into iconic women and captures it all in pictures. Also, a discussion on the increase of women of color in politics. 

  • Diverse Long Island for February 2018

    Diverse Long Island for February 2018

    This month's Diverse Long Island speaks to an eighth-grader who was sent to the principal's office bThis month's Diverse Long Island speaks to an eighth-grader who was sent to the principal's office b

    This month's Diverse Long Island speaks to an eighth-grader who was sent to the principal's office because of a Black History Month lesson. The show takes a look at the history of housing discrimination on Long Island.

    This month's Diverse Long Island speaks to an eighth-grader who was sent to the principal's office because of a Black History Month lesson. The show takes a look at the history of housing discrimination on Long Island.

  • Diverse Long Island for January 2018

    Diverse Long Island for January 2018

    This month's Diverse Long Island looks at the end of TPS for Salvadorans, maternal mortality rates aThis month's Diverse Long Island looks at the end of TPS for Salvadorans, maternal mortality rates a

    This month's Diverse Long Island looks at the end of TPS for Salvadorans, maternal mortality rates and the 2018 Women's March.

    This month's Diverse Long Island looks at the end of TPS for Salvadorans, maternal mortality rates and the 2018 Women's March.

  • Diverse Long Island: Haitian immigrants brace for end of TPS program

    Diverse Long Island: Haitian immigrants brace for end of TPS program

    A focus on the issues important to diverse communities. Hosted by Averi Harper.

    A focus on the issues important to diverse communities. Hosted by Averi Harper.

  • Diverse Long Island: Miss Native America USA 2017

    Diverse Long Island: Miss Native America USA 2017

    Diverse Long Island: Miss Native America USA 2017Diverse Long Island: Miss Native America USA 2017

    Diverse Long Island: Miss Native America USA 2017

    Diverse Long Island: Miss Native America USA 2017

  • Diverse Long Island: Social media surveillence

    Diverse Long Island: Social media surveillence

  • Diverse Long Island: Talking openly about mental health

    Diverse Long Island: Talking openly about mental health

    A focus on issues important to diverse communities. 

    A focus on issues important to diverse communities. 

  • Diverse Long Island: Raise the Age Law

    Diverse Long Island: Raise the Age Law

    Diverse Long Island: Raise the Age Law

    Diverse Long Island: Raise the Age Law

  • Diverse Long Island: Standing up to intolerance

    Diverse Long Island: Standing up to intolerance

    Diverse Long Island: Standing up to intolerance

  • Diverse Long Island: President Trump era begins

    Diverse Long Island: President Trump era begins

    President Donald Trump's first 100 Days are underway. So far, he's followed through on a number of his campaign promises, signing several executive orders, most notably, on healthcare and immigration. Many Trump supporters say they're thrilled with the president so far. But critics are growing more concerned about the direction of the country.

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