Monday, August 21, 2017

Feature

‘He was very pro-black’ ‘He was very pro-black’

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


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DRAKE DRAKE

Drake poses for pictures on red carpet at Sugar Factory. Drake has become a leading voice in hiphop, with the fusion of bravado and sensitivity that has defined his work. Drake — born close to 31 years... [Read more]


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Conversation

The Unlucky 7: Reasons Why America Won’t Be Great Again The Unlucky 7: Reasons Why America Won’t Be Great Again

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet 7. America’s value system is being eroded by the obscene amount being paid to professional athletes. Athletes’ contribution to a better America is grossly out... [Read more]


VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Inequity in Nevada student funding VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Inequity in Nevada student funding

Yvette Williams BY YVETTE WILLIAMS It is clear over the past two legislative sessions that Nevadans wants an equitable education system. The work of Clark County School District and Nevada Department... [Read more]


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Community

IN THE COMMUNITY – AUGUST 2017 IN THE COMMUNITY – AUGUST 2017

The Bellagio welcomes the AKAs by coloring its fountain water pink and green. Vivica Fox with AKA president Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson. AKA president Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson and Iyanla Vanzant Las Vegas’... [Read more]


Phi Beta Sigma Reigns in Blue and White Phi Beta Sigma Reigns in Blue and White

Capucine Holmes BY CAPUCINE HOLMES The Blue and White is vibrant in the hearts of Phi Beta Sigma men. Their history is embedded in the structure of colleges and universities across the world. 33rd Western... [Read more]


The Unlucky 7: Devolution In My Lifetime The Unlucky 7: Devolution In My Lifetime

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet To this day, the very best gift I have ever received was my parents’ move to Cleveland, Ohio from DeKalb, Mississippi when I was less than a year old. Growing up... [Read more]


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Highlights

Why She Soars Why She Soars

Dr. Ellen W. Brown reflects on the achievements of Dr. Paulette C. Walker, 25th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. National Delta Sorority president Sharon Farmer She reads, sews,... [Read more]


HEALTHIER YOU: Girl Health Power! HEALTHIER YOU: Girl Health Power!

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN DR. ANNETTE MAYE Having friends is an important part of life. Celebrate female friendship and support your girlfriends by helping them stay safe and live well. Whether you’ve... [Read more]


You are your own peace You are your own peace

Others’ lack of confidence will lead them to bring you down when your greatness is realized. It can be associates, friends and even family members who will try to negatively affect you because your... [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

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]


This Magic Moment This Magic Moment

David Shareef has a few tricks up his sleeve for Las Vegas. David Shareef A former schoolteacher from Chicago, David Shareef always wanted his life to be a little bit trickier. Shareef accomplished that... [Read more]


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Extra

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2017 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2017

Alex Thomas and Beverly Daisley DeMarlo Beals and son Helicia Thomas and Robin Roberts Dr. Douglas Garner with his grandson Diane Day Crump-Richmond and husband Jim Richmond enjoy the play in the Heights... [Read more]


Under the Glittering Lights: Cannon Blast Under the Glittering Lights: Cannon Blast

Nick Cannon — host of “Wild ‘N Out,” rapper, actor, comedian, entrepreneur, record producer, radio and television personality — appeared at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at the Fashion Show... [Read more]


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