Thursday, October 19, 2017

Feature

‘I’m a survivor’ ‘I’m a survivor’

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on a deadly but detectable disease that affects many women and even some men. According to the website Cancer... [Read more]


Tyler Perry’s BOO2! In Theaters Tyler Perry’s BOO2! In Theaters

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | TYLER PERRY ‘So much is going on in this country, and I just wanted to have some fun’ Tyler Perry as “Madea” in Tyler Perry’s Boo! 2 A Madea Halloween.... [Read more]


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Conversation

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Serving learners in need VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Serving learners in need

Yvette Williams BY YVETTE WILLIAMS The New Nevada Education Funding Plan provides funding allocations to over 28,000 students attending 102 Clark County School District campuses — more than $34... [Read more]


‘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]


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Community

The President Has Packed An Immoral Handbasket The President Has Packed An Immoral Handbasket

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet At the end of the Civil War, an Illinois judge named Morris described what northern prisoners of war would like to do with the abolitionists they blamed for starting the... [Read more]


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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Highlights

PEACE: Courageous! PEACE: Courageous!

  These new times call for us to be courageous. Sometimes we confuse the pursuit of courage with sabotaging our peace; embracing the idea that we can reduce frustration by going along with the status... [Read more]


HEALTHIER YOU: Understanding breast cancer HEALTHIER YOU: Understanding breast cancer

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN DR. ANNETTE MAYE October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — and it is crucial that women make it a point to do self-breast exams and get regularly-scheduled mammograms. There... [Read more]


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

The Spice of Life Here are 9 healing herbs and spices that you need to begin including in your daily diet. In addition to eating healthier foods and exercising, herbs and spices can help to boost our... [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

Patti Pennington says ‘Cancer Won’t Win’

Singer Patti Pennington Renowned singer — and House of Blues Gospel Brunch entertainer — Patti Pennington will hold a live concert event on October 4, to benefit people who are suffering from cancer... [Read more]


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Extra

When mom is doing it by herself

Capucine Holmes BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Can A Woman Raise A Man?” is the name of a book written by Q. Allen King — focusing on single mothers and fatherhood, and the intersection with religious values,... [Read more]


Protecting our children’s safety on a night for ghouls, goblins, and ghosts Protecting our children’s safety on a night for ghouls, goblins, and ghosts

BY EVA MARTIN EVA MARTIN The holiday season is fast approaching, and it is every adult’s responsibility to make sure that children stay safe and secure during these special times. Halloween is the... [Read more]


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