Friday, May 22, 2015

Feature

‘In a full, beautiful and abundant way’ ‘In a full, beautiful and abundant way’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: JILL SCOTT BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Jill Scott Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter. New York Times bestselling poet. Critically-acclaimed actress. These are just... [Read more]


Rio Hosts Pure Aloha Festival Rio Hosts Pure Aloha Festival

Cultural dancers captivated crowds at the Pure Aloha Festival at the Rio Hotel & Casino. Drs. Marvin and Candace Spann enjoy the Pure Aloha Festival with their children, Isabella and Jackson. Nevada... [Read more]


‘Right Hand’ woman ‘Right Hand’ woman

Behind the scenes with a onetime insider in the world of Floyd Mayweather Jr. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Tasha Robinson White worked for Floyd Mayweather, Jr. for over a decade before resigning in 2009. Tasha... [Read more]


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Conversation

EYE ON BUSINESS: Time for us to hold a stimulating conversation on black businesses EYE ON BUSINESS: Time for us to hold a stimulating conversation on black businesses

Why are African-Americans being left behind in America’s economic recovery? BY ERNEST FOUNTAIN Ernest Fountain is CEO of New Ventures Capital Development in Las Vegas. So few African-Americans are acquainted... [Read more]


Serious business facing Nevadans this legislative session Serious business facing Nevadans this legislative session

There may be some unusual legislation on tap, but lawmakers need to make time to address real issues that affect us all. BY YVETTE WILLIAMS YVETTE WILLIAMS Chair, Clark County Black Caucus Pets might... [Read more]


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Community

BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD

What’s happening in Las Vegas May 9: The Sounds of Motown with Le Mar Le Warren Experience. Location: Chrome the Club inside Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino at Sante Fe, 4949 N Rancho Dr., Las Vegas.... [Read more]


COMMENTARY: Republicans trying to stack deck against Obama COMMENTARY: Republicans trying to stack deck against Obama

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet In the America of today, it is clear that we don’t know and don’t care about the endemic levels of neglect, indifference and hatred that exist in our society.... [Read more]


Celebrate Easter with Spiritual Renewal Celebrate Easter with Spiritual Renewal

BY DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER As it is one of life’s greatest seasons for growth, we welcome the coming of Easter. The weeks surrounding the holiday provide many opportunities... [Read more]


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Highlights

Black To Life… For A Healthier You Black To Life… For A Healthier You

Bringing forth new life, after 40 BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES DR. ANNETTE MAYES With the annual celebration of Mother’s Day, let us take note of the growing number of women choosing to become pregnant after... [Read more]


Historic Mom Historic Mom

Rosie Lee Seals will forever be known as a difference-maker in the lives of a generation of black Las Vegas mothers. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Ninety-one-year-old Rosie Lee Seals arrived in Las Vegas... [Read more]


Black To Life… For A Healthier You Black To Life… For A Healthier You

Staying aware of autism risk BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES For information about examinations, please contact the Las Vegas All Women’s Care offices at (702) 522-9640, or visit us at 700 Shadow Lane No. 165 (1st... [Read more]


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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Gooey Chocolate Fudge Brownies – VEGAN! FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Gooey Chocolate Fudge Brownies – VEGAN!

Gooey Chocolate Fudge Brownies - VEGAN! Recipe by CHEF STACEY DOUGAN Gooey Chocolate Fudge Brownies - VEGAN! INGREDIENTS 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 2 cups brown sugar 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1... [Read more]


Tangerine Mojito Tangerine Mojito

Tangerine Mojito Tangerine Mojito 1 1/2 oz. Don Q Cristal Rum 3/4 oz. Fresh Lime Juice 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup 1/2 oz. Tangerine Syrup (Frutations Brand) 2 oz. Club Soda (Fever Tree brand) 10 Mint Leafs 1/2... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: The 2nd Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival Highlights PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: The 2nd Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival Highlights

Ladonna Jackson, Founder Michelle Payne, Lou Gossett and sponsor representative from Cadillac of Las Vegas. PHOTO l TONY WHITE PHOYOGRAPHY Ladonna Jackson and actor Tommy Ford. Las Vegas Black Film Festival... [Read more]


SUCCESSFUL ‘XPERIMENT’ SUCCESSFUL ‘XPERIMENT’

Las Vegas comedian Mike P stars on a new BET series and makes a bit of history in the process. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Las Vegas' Mike P and BET partner for new show. Known to audiences as Mike... [Read more]


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Extra

Happy Mother’s Day! Happy Mother’s Day!

BY DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER Here are two gifts to give Mom on her special day: Appreciation. We all need it, and the Bible recognizes that often. In the Bible you see people being appreciated... [Read more]


Getting a boost Getting a boost

In 2015, a fresh approach and major new element will define a beloved local event. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Sylvia Allen, Local President, NCBW The Las Vegas chapter of the National Coalition of 100... [Read more]


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