Friday, January 18, 2019

Feature

Know You Got Soul Know You Got Soul

Top stars gathered in Vegas for a Faith-ful celebration of the best in black music. Faith Evans performs onstage during the 2018 Soul Train Awards (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for BET) Black Entertainment... [Read more]


FoodieNation! FoodieNation!

The 13th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest’s FoodieNation will take over the Fremont Street Experience on November 17-18. Galaxy Glen will host the 13th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest FoodieNation on Fremont... [Read more]


Black Students Matter Black Students Matter

The Anderson Academy of Mathematics and Science is creating a legacy in Las Vegas. Dr. Tamara Anderson with Anderson Academy student Once labeled as home to one of America’s worst public school systems,... [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

MOVING THE NEEDLE: At the halfway point, assessing our progress in Las Vegas education

At the halfway point, assessing our progress in Las Vegas education BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER Dr Tiffany Tyler December marks a special time: the halfway point in the school calendar. It is a great time... [Read more]


YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

DR. ELLEN BROWN After the polls have closed BY DR. ELLEN BROWN By now, your power has been accomplished. The elections are over and the majority won across the country. I have heard some say, “My vote... [Read more]


Once Upon A Time In America Once Upon A Time In America

Once Upon A Time In America BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet The easy thing to do in my December column would be to write a fluff piece wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. However,... [Read more]


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Highlights

PEACE: Living life with purpose PEACE: Living life with purpose

  The phrase “we grow” is often said without intention. It is almost as if life is revolving around you, instead of you evolving around life and circumstance. So many things that occur in... [Read more]


50 Shades Of Black: A Fictitious Exotic Journey For “The Best Part” 50 Shades Of Black: A Fictitious Exotic Journey For “The Best Part”

Souls Uniting Under an African Sky A surprise museum trip leads Zena and Maximus to an evening of deep conversation, wild passion, and heavenly bliss. Zena lies in bed — thinking of a turn of events... [Read more]


50 Shades Of Black: A Fictitious Exotic Journey For “The Best Part” 50 Shades Of Black: A Fictitious Exotic Journey For “The Best Part”

‘I See You’ A late night, tacos, and a tender first kiss set off fireworks for Maximus and Zena. Every morning at work I see him in the break room getting his coffee. Wrapping his strong hands around... [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 Under the Glittering Lights

Women making an impact The non-profit organization Parent Citywide recently presented some outstanding women with the Impactful Women Award. The awards gala took place at Arizona Charlie’s Casino... [Read more]


African-American Authors to Appear at Las Vegas Book Festival

The 17th Annual Las Vegas Book Festival will spotlight an impressive lineup of award-winning and best-selling African American authors on Saturday, October 20, 2018 — at the Historic Fifth Street... [Read more]


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Extra

PEACE: Living life with purpose PEACE: Living life with purpose

  The phrase “we grow” is often said without intention. It is almost as if life is revolving around you, instead of you evolving around life and circumstance. So many things that occur in... [Read more]


She Got Her Own

Capucine Holmes BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Women have a natural intuition to nurture the world and make things right. As women continue to evolve in their own destiny through the journeys in their lives, they... [Read more]


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