Sunday, August 30, 2015

Feature

Las Vegas Culture Fest returning to Fremont Street Experience Las Vegas Culture Fest returning to Fremont Street Experience

Las Vegas Culture Fest Promising two days of powerful cross-cultural unity, amazing music, delightful foods and much more, the 10th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest returns to the Fremont Street Experience... [Read more]


PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2015 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2015

With a knowing look, Brielle Berry enjoys an unguarded, whimsical moment at home. (photo by Brettani Berry) Kennedy Mia Soares with UNLV summer dance camp participants. Anna Bailey, an original Moulin... [Read more]


We should open our minds to love We should open our minds to love

Questions and answers with Regina Hall Regina Hall Regina Hall is among the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood, delighting audiences with her “girl-next-door” charm and versatile acting skills.... [Read more]


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Conversation

EYE ON BUSINESS: Resist distractions, focus on real issues EYE ON BUSINESS: Resist distractions, focus on real issues

While African-Americans obsess over a racial masquerade, key matters of commerce go sadly unnoticed. BY ERNEST FOUNTAIN Ernest Fountain is CEO of New Ventures Capital Development in Las Vegas. While Black... [Read more]


How your thoughts of God can shape your life How your thoughts of God can shape your life

BY DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER Your view of God shapes how you see the world. You can ask any person on the street about God. At some point, you’re going to get an opinion of how God interacts... [Read more]


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Community

Spiritual Verse – August Spiritual Verse – August

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Users’ Guide: The Difference Between Bigotry And Racism Users’ Guide: The Difference Between Bigotry And Racism

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet With President Obama using the N-word in the broader context of a June discussion of race in America, and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signing a law to remove the... [Read more]


VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: When our leaders reach across the partisan divide, Nevada’s children are the true victors VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: When our leaders reach across the partisan divide, Nevada’s children are the true victors

Yvette Williams BY YVETTE WILLIAMS It is an honor to join the Las Vegas Black Image family, and I look forward to sharing a monthly perspective on the social justice and civil rights issues impacting... [Read more]


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Highlights

PEACE PEACE

There is an incomparable sense of peace that comes with living a “three-dimensional” life. It was on this very topic, in April 1967, that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of his most impactful... [Read more]


Donation is a real page-turner Donation is a real page-turner

Enterprising People host Kimberly Bailey Tureaud donates a collection of business books to West Las Vegas Library. Pictured, left to right: Danielle Milam, Development Director, Las Vegas-Clark County... [Read more]


HEALTHIER YOU: Give it a shot: Why vaccinations are now more important than ever HEALTHIER YOU: Give it a shot: Why vaccinations are now more important than ever

Give it a shot: Why vaccinations are now more important than ever BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES DR. ANNETTE MAYES With children returning to school in the coming weeks, it is an important time for parents to protect... [Read more]


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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Summer Quinoa Salad FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Summer Quinoa Salad

Summer Quinoa Salad Summer Quinoa Salad Recipe by CHEF STACEY DOUGAN INGREDIENTS 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 1 can black beans, rinsed drained 1 fresh mango, cubed 1 ripe avocado, cubed 1... [Read more]


Watermelon Mojito Watermelon Mojito

Watermelon Mojito Watermelon Mojito Drink recipe compliments of Southern Wine and Spirits 2 oz. Botran Blanca Rum 1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice 1 oz. Simple Syrup 8 one-inch watermelon chunks 10 Fresh mint... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

IN THE COMMUNITY IN THE COMMUNITY

Clark County School Board Trustee Linda Young and staff meet on bringing the UCAN HBCU Tour to Clark County. Keith Sweat performs at Orleans Hotel for Throwback Sizzling Jam Las Vegas sponsored by Adern... [Read more]


BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD

What’s Happening in Las Vegas Aug. 7-9: Boys II Men Location: Terry Fator Theatre at the Mirage Resort & Casino; Information: (702) 791-7111 Aug. 14: Aretha Franklin Location: Caesars Palace; Information:... [Read more]


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Extra

Internationally known, locally respected Internationally known, locally respected

Donntice Dove with her mother, Darlene. On a journey to South Korea, a young Las Vegas woman seeks to build cultural bridges. Clark County high school student Donntice Dove has been awarded a National... [Read more]


VOTE VOTE

If the election were being held today, who would get your vote for President? Angel Brock Angel Brock I’m voting for Hillary Clinton. Women’s rights need to be addressed by a woman, not a man who... [Read more]


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