Saturday, February 23, 2019

Feature

18th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul 18th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: MO’NIQUE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: MO’NIQUE

‘This is who I am, unapologetically’ Las Vegas has historically been a haven for comedy greats: legends like Redd Foxx, Slappy White, George Kirby, and Richard Pryor all wowed audiences in the entertainment... [Read more]


Recollections of a ‘Westside Slugger’ Recollections of a ‘Westside Slugger’

Recollections of a ‘Westside Slugger’ Joe Neal reflects on a life spent fighting for equal representation for African-Americans in Nevada. To many people in the Las Vegas area, Joe Neal will always... [Read more]


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Conversation

Calling All Visionaries: RTC Wants to Hear From You about the Future of Transportation Calling All Visionaries: RTC Wants to Hear From You about the Future of Transportation

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is “calling all visionaries” and inviting all Southern Nevadans to help shape On Board, the future transit plan for the Las Vegas... [Read more]


‘The black community has an equal right to recover’ ‘The black community has an equal right to recover’

Norris Scott examines how a legacy of discrimination leaves too many African- Americans without the resources to defeat addiction. Norris Scott and Adam Laxalt I grew up in the early 1960s, a period of... [Read more]


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Community

Community Speaks Community Speaks

What is your most memorable Historic Black Vegas moment? Andrew ThomasI remember performing on the Westside on MLK and Owens for the Black Unity event. There were no problems that night. Alain Mobley... [Read more]


IN THE KNOW: My good friend, Napoleon McCallum

My good friend, Napoleon McCallum BY SHERYL THORNTON-BURNHAM Sheryl Thornton-Burnham Since February is Black History Month, I am choosing to honor a friend who is proud of his strong faith in God, who... [Read more]


Our Community, Our History

Our Community, Our History Las Vegas’ black community is at the center of more than a half-century of incredible growth that turned a dusty Southern Nevada outpost into one of the world’s great cities.... [Read more]


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Highlights

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2019 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2019

Parade of His Dreams Photos by Clark Gabriel McCarrell Jr. The streets of dow ntown Las Vegas were fil led with the joy of the holiday last month, when the 37th Annual Las Vegas Martin Luther King Jr. Parade... [Read more]


PEACE: Resilience in silence PEACE: Resilience in silence

There are moments when we have to turn inward in order to find the solace needed to see our way through life events. Life will try to swallow you up with noise, but the silence within can really be your... [Read more]


NUBIAN WELLNESS: Love begins and ends in our own home kitchen NUBIAN WELLNESS: Love begins and ends in our own home kitchen

Love begins and ends in our own home kitchen BY TIFFANY MAYES EHOLOR A wise person once told me, “Love begins and ends in the Kitchen.” “What do you mean?” I asked. In the morning, when you wake... [Read more]


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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes! FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes!

Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes! You can try so many varieties of these pancakes. I like to add cinnamon, bananas, apples, blueberries or pecans — and you can do whatever your heart desires. Whatever... [Read more]


FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Vegan Sweet Potato Chili FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Vegan Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan Sweet Potato Chili Recipe by CHEF STACEY DOUGAN Vegan Sweet Potato Chili INGREDIENTS (Serves 4-6) 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon onion powder 1... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

Under the Glittering Lights Under the Glittering Lights

The world’s stage Las Vegas always commands the world’s attention, and the golden age of black entertainment helped put the entertainment capital on the map for good. In the 1940s, ‘50s, and ‘60s,... [Read more]


Under the Glittering Lights Under the Glittering Lights

Nothing like home for the holidays When you live in Las Vegas, you can always experience the city’s glitz and glamour with a quick trip to the Strip. Over the holidays, many corporations, local businesses,... [Read more]


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Extra

PEACE: Resilience in silence PEACE: Resilience in silence

There are moments when we have to turn inward in order to find the solace needed to see our way through life events. Life will try to swallow you up with noise, but the silence within can really be your... [Read more]


Patently True Patently True

Patently True How two Las Vegas cousins are protecting an invention with the potential to save lives. Charlotte Watkins Obtaining a patent can be one of the most highest hurdles for entrepreneurs trying... [Read more]


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