Thursday, August 16, 2018

Feature

SPIKE, STILL SHARP SPIKE, STILL SHARP

Spike Lee As he prepares to release another unflinching examination of American race relations, Kimberly Bailey-Tureaud recalls special moments in a legendary director’s career. Whenever a new movie... [Read more]


PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2018 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2018

Janis Wiggins Ken Youngblood and his wife go on a Carnival Cruise summer vacation. Curtis Henderson, NFL player Morlon Greenwood, Xavier Grimble and Madieu Williams with youth of MG52 Youth Camp. LaCrea... [Read more]


Black Image Community Billboard – July 2018 Black Image Community Billboard – July 2018

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Conversation

Ask Your Mother

Moms share secrets for raising healthy, happy children Mary J. Brooks-Clayton A mother should put — and keep — God first. Trust that God has blessed you with the tools to keep faith in him as well... [Read more]


Can A Woman Raise A Man?

BY BRUCE EDDINS BRUCE EDDINS In this time of women standing against predatory sexual indecency and inequality in the workplace, I have been stirred to ponder my own understanding and interpretation... [Read more]


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Community

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Are We Ready for School?

Are We Ready for School? BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER Dr Tiffany Tyler This month, students across Nevada will return to school, and there will be shopping, registration and angst over who will be in whose... [Read more]


Rock Steady

Capucine Holmes BY CAPUCINE HOLMES There is so much going on in Las Vegas, from the lights to the parties, that you sometimes sit back and ask yourself whether it is real. A person can lose themselves... [Read more]


PEACE: Your Best Self PEACE: Your Best Self

  Many of us are our own worst critics. We examine ourselves from the reflection of expectations that surround us. Judging personal excellence against an imaginary status quo is a false measurement... [Read more]


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Highlights

My America!

My America! BY ERIC TROY, M.A. Eric Troy On July 4, we celebrated our country’s 242 years of independence from the British Empire and adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress.... [Read more]


You Ain’t Got Squat Coming If You Don’t Vote You Ain’t Got Squat Coming If You Don’t Vote

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet For 37 years, dating back to my days in Alaska, I have written about the importance of voting. Thus, I am ashamed to admit how many times I have heard the excuse... [Read more]


PEACE: Your Best Self PEACE: Your Best Self

  Many of us are our own worst critics. We examine ourselves from the reflection of expectations that surround us. Judging personal excellence against an imaginary status quo is a false measurement... [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

Miss Jackson Janet Jackson received the prestigious Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards held recently at the MGM in Las Vegas. Not only was the moment her first television performance in nine years,... [Read more]


Under the Glittering Lights Under the Glittering Lights

Night at the Palms The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, which is is undergoing a $620 million renovation, celebrated with an exclusive opening that included fashion and entertainment influencers, world... [Read more]


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Extra

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

Easy Being Green “Greening up” your life can be as simple as incorporating lifestyle changes at home. Kitchen Avoid using the microwave whenever possible. You’ll find that reheating in a pot... [Read more]


Silent Cry

BY BRUCE EDDINS BRUCE EDDINS The opioid addiction crisis has skyrocketed to epidemic proportions in Las Vegas and communities across America. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, drug overdose... [Read more]


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