Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Feature

Under the Glittering Lights Under the Glittering Lights

‘Technology has opened the opportunity to tell our stories’ Black Image Magazine caught up with BET founder Bob Johnson for a chat about his newest venture and thoughts on getting back into Las Vegas... [Read more]


POWER MOVES POWER MOVES

Anthony Anderson, Pedro Capo, Snoop Dogg, Leona Lewis, and Lionel Richie performing (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive) POWER MOVES Celebrities come out in full force as Lionel... [Read more]


QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: MARCIA WASHINGTON QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: MARCIA WASHINGTON

‘I am very excited’ Newly appointed State Senator Marcia L. Washington. On March 15, the Clark County Commission unanimously voted to appoint longtime Las Vegas resident Marcia L. Washington to the... [Read more]


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Conversation

Calling All Visionaries: RTC Wants to Hear From You about the Future of Transportation Calling All Visionaries: RTC Wants to Hear From You about the Future of Transportation

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is “calling all visionaries” and inviting all Southern Nevadans to help shape On Board, the future transit plan for the Las Vegas... [Read more]


‘The black community has an equal right to recover’ ‘The black community has an equal right to recover’

Norris Scott examines how a legacy of discrimination leaves too many African- Americans without the resources to defeat addiction. Norris Scott and Adam Laxalt I grew up in the early 1960s, a period of... [Read more]


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Community

Community Speaks Community Speaks

What’s the next BIG thing you want to happen for Las Vegas’ Black community? Paul CooksA Black mayor. Scott JohnsonFor us to quit having to answer this same question every year with the same responses... [Read more]


MOVING THE NEEDLE: Acceptance on the road to harmony

Acceptance on the road to harmony BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER Dr Tiffany Tyler April marks International Heritage Month. In the wake of the New Zealand mosque attack and recent Clark County student arrests surrounding... [Read more]


Black Elected Officials: It’s Time To Bring Home Some Bacon Black Elected Officials: It’s Time To Bring Home Some Bacon

Black Elected Officials: It’s Time To Bring Home Some Bacon BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet Westside voters should demand that their elected city, county, and state officials bring home some bacon... [Read more]


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Highlights

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2019 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2019

Sabir Bey, Kimberly Bailey Tureaud, and Ricardo King of the New Black Panther Party. Lauraine Gladestone and St. Charles Miller Capucine Holmes is congratulated by Sheryl Thornton- Burnham for receiving... [Read more]


PEACE: Unmoved by disloyalty PEACE: Unmoved by disloyalty

Each day is a blessing. The beginning of spring reminds us of all the wonders of the world. Nature shows that not one thing is identical and all has a unique color, design or growth to it.  However,... [Read more]


NUBIAN WELLNESS: Shifting With Our Dreams NUBIAN WELLNESS: Shifting With Our Dreams

Shifting With Our Dreams BY TIFFANY MAYES EHOLOR I have a relationship with the ocean.  She comes to me in my dreams. She communicates thru visual riddles. It’s time that I come clean. Her waves wash... [Read more]


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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: ORGANIC CHEF ROBERT BLANKS FOOD FOR THE SOUL: ORGANIC CHEF ROBERT BLANKS

R.O.C.’s Cajun Blackened Catfish Prep time: 5 minutes  |  Cook time: 4 minutes each side Ingredients (makes 2 servings) 2 catfish filets, about 1 pound. (We all know that we can’t get... [Read more]


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]


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Arts & Entertainment

MOVIES IN BLACK

MOVIES IN BLACK ‘Little’ do we know Issa Rae and Marsai Martin in the movie “Little.” In “Little,” “Girls Trip” star Regina Hall and “Black-ish” star Marsai Martin both play Jordan... [Read more]


#Top3WithAngieTea #Top3WithAngieTea

Aunt Becky with the bad pair (of college students)? Whew, chile-lay get on in here — this one will be a full cup! #1. So you remember Aunt Becky from “Full House” (or maybe the Netflix update “Fuller... [Read more]


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Extra

PEACE: Unmoved by disloyalty PEACE: Unmoved by disloyalty

Each day is a blessing. The beginning of spring reminds us of all the wonders of the world. Nature shows that not one thing is identical and all has a unique color, design or growth to it.  However,... [Read more]


Direct Connect Job Listings – April 2019

Direct Connect Job Listings – April 2019 BY LAUREN ANDERSON LAUREN ANDERSON According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, the construction, manufacturing, and hospitality... [Read more]


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