Black Women Make History, Unite Hundreds in Elmont & Valley Stream for #BlackLivesMatter Protest Written by Karl A. Valere Two Black women, Goldie Harrison (an Elmont alumna and creative entrepreneur) and Christine Rivera (a Valley Stream alumna and criminal defense attorney) co-organized a historic and peaceful #BlackLivesMatter protest on June 1, 2020. Hundreds of ElmontContinue reading “Black Women Make History, Unite Hundreds in Elmont & Valley Stream for #BlackLivesMatter Protest”
“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love and support one another. We have nothing to lose but our chains.” Assata Shakur
The Elmont Excelsior Inc. was proud to join the 2nd Annual Elmont Family Fun Day community festival on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at Elmont Memorial High School with more than 300 guests in attendance! Organized entirely by Elmont residents and volunteers, the free community event featured live musical performances by Layla’s Dance & Drum, WhoContinue reading “Elmont Families, Alumni, and Volunteers Celebrate the 2nd Annual Elmont Family Fun Day”
What does opportunity mean to you? Most especially as a resident of Elmont?
Written by Sophia Sunshine Vilceus Re: “How Are These White Teachers At A Long Island School Helping Black Kids Achieve Above- Average Graduation Rates?” (New York School Talk) I, like many of my friends who graduated from Elmont, cringed when I initially read this suggestive title. Sent by my sister-friend who is a New YorkContinue reading “How White Teachers (And MANY Other Factors) Helped Me Achieve Success”