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These Juneteenth celebrations will take place in Riverhead this weekend

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Riverhead will celebrate Juneteenth this year over the weekend with events hosted by community organizations and the Suffolk Theater.

Test your knowledge of women’s history in the ‘Her’ History trivia game challenge March 19

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Put your knowledge to the test in this free and family-friendly game trivia challenge on Saturday, March 19 at 3 p.m. at the Riverhead Free Library hosted by the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force.

How to be an ally: Learn when to step up & speak out

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Everyone is invited to attend a workshop entitled "How to be an Ally" hosted by The Town of Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force...

Let’s recognize our similarities, respect our differences and build our community up

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We all call Riverhead home. We all want the same things: family and good friends, a happy home, our health. We want to feel safe. We want our children to have a life as good, or better, than our own. Guest column from the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force.

Multiple white nationalist group posters appear in downtown Riverhead

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Posters promoting the white nationalist group Patriot Front have been appearing in downtown Riverhead this month. One resident reported taking down at least seven of them over two days.

Can L.I., the 10th most-segregated region of the U.S., overcome its own past?

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Are we ready to look racism in the eye — by looking in the mirror? Do we really understand how things got to be the way they are? And are we willing to change them? Riverhead hosted one of five forums held across the island by ERASE Racism for people to discuss how racism hurts everyone and how we can overcome it.

As Riverhead reels from racist rant, longtime racial divides are brought into harsh spotlight

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Many black Riverhead residents emphasized that race problems in the community run far deeper than a single Facebook rant – and that the town could be doing more to make things better.

Hate, bigotry and violence hurt us all

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The animosity toward the Latino community among so many non-Latinos in Riverhead — and beyond — is palpable. One need look no further than the RiverheadLOCAL Facebook page for evidence. What can we do about it? One group of citizens takes on bias in Riverhead.
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