Monday, September 25, 2017

Feature

FOODIE FEST 2017 FOODIE FEST 2017

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Community Speaks Community Speaks

What are your feelings about the state of race relations in Las Vegas? PETE PETERSON PETE PETERSON Las Vegas has always been the Mississippi of the West. Some Metro Police officers have killed... [Read more]


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Conversation

‘African-Americans supported each other’ ‘African-Americans supported each other’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | OTIS HARRIS Otis Harris Otis Harris has lived through and witnessed so much change in Las Vegas. He arrived here as a child in 1943, after his father learned that he could... [Read more]


Strengthening our students Strengthening our students

BY EVA MARTIN EVA MARTIN My late husband and I shared so much, and one thing that always united us was education advocacy. Parents should understand how engagement in your child’s education is essential to... [Read more]


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Community

Cut Above Cut Above

Saleemah Abare Saleemah Abare is making history in the world of barber instructors. In Las Vegas, no ethnic group has more barber instructors than African-Americans. And now, Saleemah Abare has broken... [Read more]


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Ain’t It A Shame Ain’t It A Shame

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet In my book “Black Steps in the Desert Sands,” I documented that there has been a black presence in Las Vegas since the city was founded in the first decade... [Read more]


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Highlights

Give Her Some Space

UNLV senior Amber Alexis Turner is rock-solid at NASA Amber Alexis Turner Amber Alexis Turner looks forward to graduating from UNLV next year with a degree in geology. The Las Vegas native — and Army... [Read more]


‘I was always … with him’ ‘I was always … with him’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | BILL WHITFIELD In the second installment of a two-part interview, bodyguard Bill Whitfield recalls his life protecting Michael Jackson. Bill Whitfield’s “Remembering the Time:... [Read more]


HEALTHIER YOU: Good Health: It’s your move HEALTHIER YOU: Good Health: It’s your move

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN DR. ANNETTE MAYE We all know that eating more vegetables and engaging in moderate exercise every day will help us stay healthy. As we recognize National Women’s Health... [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

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Brian Culbertson, more perform at San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival Brian Culbertson, more perform at San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival

Brian Culbertson San Diego is a popular getaway for residents of Las Vegas, and Las Vegas Black Image Magazine was in the house for the San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival at Embarcadero Park. Produced by Rainbow... [Read more]


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Extra

Remembering Dick Gregory

Bill Duke reflects on the life of a legend. “I have lost many people that I love — mother, father, aunts, uncles, friends. Losing Dick Gregory has hurt me deeply because he was more than an individual. Dick... [Read more]


‘Detroit’ — History On Repeat? ‘Detroit’ — History On Repeat?

Capucine Holmes BY CAPUCINE HOLMES   History, it has been said, usually repeats itself. Today, we hold out hope that America can avoid fulfilling that axiom — especially when it comes to the... [Read more]


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