Sunday, January 21, 2018

Feature

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018

Las Vegas Black Image Magazine hosted a toy drive with Iced Out Barbershop’s Jackie Starr, Floyd Mayweather, and Chopper of Towbin Automotive.   Bully Buster 702’s Keith Bowen, Tommie L. Deas... [Read more]


Yassss! We Vote Yassss! We Vote

Black women made the difference in a closely-watched Senate race in Alabama, giving America a new glimpse at African-Americans’ true political power. Doug Jones’ Alabama Senate race victory over... [Read more]


“How will the Raiders’ move impact employment and business opportunities for African-Americans in Las Vegas?” “How will the Raiders’ move impact employment and business opportunities for African-Americans in Las Vegas?”

The NFL’s Raiders are due to move to Las Vegas in 2020. A new, state-of-the-art stadium is being built at an estimated cost of $2 billion, and we asked Las Vegas residents the following question: “How... [Read more]


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Conversation

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]


Divisions In America Have ‘Growed’ Like Topsy Divisions In America Have ‘Growed’ Like Topsy

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet I’m sorry I can’t offer you glad tidings of comfort and joy for the season. I am prevented from doing that by the grave problems facing America today —... [Read more]


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Community

How Is That Working Out For Us? How Is That Working Out For Us?

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet My question is in reference to the small (not even) minority/female business participation in the development of the Las Vegas Raiders’ $2 billion stadium. The... [Read more]


VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Kicking off a year of empowerment VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Kicking off a year of empowerment

Yvette Williams BY YVETTE WILLIAMS Happy New Year! On January 21, 2018, women across the country will convene in Las Vegas to celebrate the first anniversary of the Women’s March. We’ll also kick... [Read more]


Grooving for a good cause

Capucine Holmes BY CAPUCINE HOLMES It was like stepping into a time machine on a recent evening at the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino: You get on the elevator and push a button for the Belmont Ballroom... [Read more]


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Highlights

Patti Pennington and friends declare, ‘Cancer Won’t Win’

The non-profit Now Faith Community Development Corporation recently hosted a live gospel performance by Patti Pennington at The Space entertainment arena. Pennington — who has earned fame for powerhouse... [Read more]


HEALTHIER YOU: Making and keeping healthy resolutions for the new year HEALTHIER YOU: Making and keeping healthy resolutions for the new year

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN DR. ANNETTE MAYE We have all done it when the new year rings in: making that resolution to lose weight. We go to great lengths to swear off sweet potato pie, cornbread and... [Read more]


PEACE: New Year, New You PEACE: New Year, New You

  Many will ring in the New Year with bells on, some will step into it with combat boots, and others will glide in with the wave of unanimous joy at midnight. As we anticipate the events of the... [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

‘We want them to know that people care about them’ ‘We want them to know that people care about them’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LORAINE SMITH Ne-Yo and his mom, Loraine. R&B sensation Ne-Yo recently attended his Smith Family Foundation toy drive, which was held at a local Boys & Girls Club... [Read more]


Take A Bow Take A Bow

Tony B. puts a hip-hop and R&B spin on a classical instrument. It is not uncommon to be entertained by violinist Tony B. Williams while attending a gala, enjoying a festival, or just walking down... [Read more]


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Extra

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018

Las Vegas Black Image Magazine hosted a toy drive with Iced Out Barbershop’s Jackie Starr, Floyd Mayweather, and Chopper of Towbin Automotive.   Bully Buster 702’s Keith Bowen, Tommie L. Deas... [Read more]


Spiritual Verse – December 2017 Spiritual Verse – December 2017

 Faith! Matthew 21:22 And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer believing, ye shall receive. Romans 10:17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Hebrews 11:6 But without... [Read more]


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