Sunday, June 25, 2017

Feature

‘Make sure people have what they need’ ‘Make sure people have what they need’

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS | ERIC J. WILLIAMS The first man to serve as president of the National Black Nurses Association opens up about the impact of his profession. Eric J. Williams Nearly a half-century... [Read more]


‘LOVE’ AFFAIR ‘LOVE’ AFFAIR

An important fundraiser for Broadway in the Hood comes to the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The cast of From Broadway with Love -- PHOTO BY JERRY METELLUS The popular Broadway in the Hood theatrical... [Read more]


Hudson Giver Hudson Giver

Jennifer Hudson is a Grammy-winning singer, Oscar-winning actress, and bestselling author — and still has time to share her talents for a powerful cause. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Photos by Ethan Miller/Getty... [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

Proof positive of America’s sad mental state Proof positive of America’s sad mental state

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet One doesn’t have to look any further than the current occupant of the White House for insight into the mental state of our country. Enough uninformed voters in traditionally... [Read more]


VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: What Should Be The Multicultural Academic Standards For Nevada Students? VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: What Should Be The Multicultural Academic Standards For Nevada Students?

Yvette Williams BY YVETTE WILLIAMS We may likely agree that the history taught in our classrooms for hundreds of years has conveniently omitted the contributions of people of color. Mayor Mitch Landrieu... [Read more]


IN THE COMMUNITY – MAY 2017 IN THE COMMUNITY – MAY 2017

President of Uplift Foundation Jerry Holliday Angel Williams, Stephanie Williams and Capucine Holmes United States Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Communities in Schools CEO Tiffany Tyler at meeting... [Read more]


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Highlights

PEACE: Dear Fathers … PEACE: Dear Fathers …

Fathers are so important — those men who take us further with education, exposure, support, protection and many other wonderful attributes that earn the title of “daddy.” The celebration of Father’s... [Read more]


HEALTHIER YOU: On the (Belly) Button HEALTHIER YOU: On the (Belly) Button

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN DR. ANNETTE MAYE June is Hernia Awareness Month and many new parents are discovering that umbilical hernias are fairly common among infants. They are typically caused when... [Read more]


PEACE: Know Your Worth PEACE: Know Your Worth

Life takes on us many trips. And some of those journeys put obstacles in our path that can leave us insecure and questioning our worth — even when we’re excelling. Be mindful of those challenges.... [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

Under the Glittering Lights: Daddy’s Home

For the first time ever, Puff Daddy turned on Light — leading thousands of Saturday night partygoers at a pre- Billboard Awards celebration hosted at the Las Vegas hotspot. The hip-hop mogul arrived... [Read more]


‘Make sure people have what they need’ ‘Make sure people have what they need’

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS | ERIC J. WILLIAMS The first man to serve as president of the National Black Nurses Association opens up about the impact of his profession. Eric J. Williams Nearly a half-century... [Read more]


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Extra

Spiritual Verse – June 2017 Spiritual Verse – June 2017

Know this, my beloved brothers; let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger. For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant... [Read more]


Let’s Talk Let’s Talk

Eva Martin Eva Martin on conflict resolution and the art of finding common ground The act of resolving conflict is extraordinarily complex. It calls for people with strong disagreements to put their... [Read more]


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