Sunday, February 18, 2018

Feature

‘We can bring the community closer together’ ‘We can bring the community closer together’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | MICHAEL BAISDEN Michael Baisden, oneof America’s top syndicated radiopersonalities. In recognition of Black History Month, it is only appropriate to remember the history of... [Read more]


Protector of the Dream Protector of the Dream

Protector of the Dream Congressman John Lewis is living history, and his role as America’s conscience has never been more important. Congressman John Lewis The civil rights movement, which peaked between... [Read more]


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]


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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

Direct Connect Job Listings

Direct Connect Job Listings Customer Service Representative Contact: Naomi Wright | (702) 917-0446 Warehouse Jobs Contact: LVrecruiting@fanatics.com | (702) 936-5134 Multiple Positions Contact: Alex Yang... [Read more]


Moving On Up

Capucine Holmes BY CAPUCINE HOLMES The Urban Chamber of Commerce celebrates a legacy of prosperity and growth. The room was filled with optimism as more than 200 people descended on Green Valley Ranch... [Read more]


Handicapping Upcoming Nevada Race Handicapping Upcoming Nevada Race

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet Congressman Ruben Kihuen of the 4th District has announced that he will not be seeking re-election. The district, which has a Democratic registration advantage, is... [Read more]


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Highlights

Character, Color and Content

Character, Color and Content BY ERIC TROY Eric Troy I have been blessed to work, mentor, speak and develop programs throughout the country for more than three decades in the area of black male leadership.... [Read more]


PEACE: History binds U.S. PEACE: History binds U.S.

  In a day where divisions are celebrated, we should look to our past for corrective inspiration. History can be a great equalizer — showing us how ideas that have stood the test of time can bring... [Read more]


VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Black Betty Boop VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Black Betty Boop

Yvette Williams BY YVETTE WILLIAMS We celebrate Black History Month in February, and I’m reminded of the passion my mother, Betty, had for an iconic cartoon character that shared her name. There... [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

To Buy or Not to Buy? To Buy or Not to Buy?

BY ALICIA TAYLOR Alicia Taylor If I had a dollar for everyone who asked me if this is a good time to buy, I could retire early or at least take a nice vacation. All jokes aside, here are the facts: Prices... [Read more]


Wonderful Life Wonderful Life

Wonderful Life LaTosha Juane White LaTosha White’s life ended tragically, but her family and friends sent her home with an extraordinary celebration. LaTosha Juane White was full of devotion for family... [Read more]


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