Friday, April 20, 2018

Feature

‘There is just a void in leadership when it comes to bread-and-butter issues’ ‘There is just a void in leadership when it comes to bread-and-butter issues’

CONVERSATION: ALLISON STEPHENS ‘There is just a void in leadership when it comes to bread-and-butter issues’   Allison Stephens, candidate for U.S. Congress. Women are making a positive impacts on... [Read more]


FIFTY YEARS LATER FIFTY YEARS LATER

It has been a half-century since Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis. How far have we come since then? The date was April 4, 1968. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down on a balcony outside... [Read more]


PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2018 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2018

Lisa Mack and Amber Nicole Hopkins   CH Miller   Annette Wright De Campos, Jonah Angel Burgos, daughter Jessica Burgos, and son Vince de Campos.   Owner of Sitting Pretty 702 Nik Gholar... [Read more]


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Conversation

Community Speaks Community Speaks

Once they are in office, what would you ask new political leaders to do for you? Stacey Ryan ManganiReform gun laws, education, health care, taxes, and raise minimum wage for workers.   Simone... [Read more]


VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Aspiring to Achieve VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Aspiring to Achieve

BY YVETTE WILLIAMS   On October 23, 400 students from 21 CCSD high schools participated in the African American Student Summit hosted by the Clark County Black Caucus in partnership with Clark... [Read more]


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Community

Gathering Together

Gathering Together All Shades United, founded by Stretch Sanders, recently hosted “A Gathering for Black Women—You Are Not Alone” at the foot of the Martin Luther King Jr. statue in Historic... [Read more]


White-Hot Star Power

White-Hot Star Power The Stellar Awards weekend celebration began with a pre-awards bash hosted by Las Vegas’ own Patti Pennington: the Now Faith Community Development Corporation’s All White Gala... [Read more]


‘We looked at what was best for the community’

ASKED & ANSWERED | OTIS HARRIS Otis Harris ‘We looked at what was best for the community’ Pioneering Nevada resident Otis Harris has lived in the Historic Westside area of Las Vegas for more than... [Read more]


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Highlights

Education powered by community

Education powered by community BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER   Dr Tiffany Tyler Now, more than ever, we are recognizing that community is essential to educating our children. The adage “it takes... [Read more]


YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

BY DR. ELLEN BROWN DR. ELLEN BROWN Nevada is playing an increasingly vital and visible role in American politics — and with all that is happening in business, education, politics, law enforcement, and... [Read more]


Our moment for a movement

Our moment for a movement BY ERIC TROY Eric Troy Any successful movement must have quantifiable results and measurable impact. And as we recognize the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death,... [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

6th Annual Global Spin Awards, presented by REVOLT 6th Annual Global Spin Awards, presented by REVOLT

6th Annual Global Spin Awards, presented by REVOLT, which took place at the NOVO Theater in Los Angeles. During the event, guests enjoyed a surprise performance by Ludacris, where he joined Jermaine Dupri,... [Read more]


Under the Glittering Lights

Stellar lineup Chicago-based Central City Productions (CCP) produces the Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the premier event recognizing and honoring African-American artists who use their extraordinary talent... [Read more]


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Extra

Expansion Team

West Prep Academy celebrates historic growth. It was a celebration unlike any other, as the community came out for a recent celebration at the Preparatory Institute School for Academic Excellence at Charles... [Read more]


PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2018 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2018

Lisa Mack and Amber Nicole Hopkins   CH Miller   Annette Wright De Campos, Jonah Angel Burgos, daughter Jessica Burgos, and son Vince de Campos.   Owner of Sitting Pretty 702 Nik Gholar... [Read more]


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