Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Feature

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: TOMMY BRANCH QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: TOMMY BRANCH

‘Once I got the main ingredient, I was off to the races’ How a Las Vegas businessman is cashing in with a twist on legalized cannabis. Nevada has joined states across the country with the legalization... [Read more]


Dead Serious Dead Serious

Dead Serious Is Tyler Perry ready to put a beloved character to rest? Director, actor, and screenwriter Tyler Perry is releasing the final Madea movie, “A Madea Family Funeral.” Over the course... [Read more]


18th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul 18th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul

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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

IN THE KNOW: Epitome of a Raider

Epitome of a Raider BY SHERYL THORNTON-BURNHAM “Football as a team game demands sacrifice and discipline. You’ve got to think of the guy playing next to you and try to help him. To do that... [Read more]


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

Women making history ‘first’ BY DR. ELLEN BROWN DR. ELLEN BROWN March is Women’s History Month, which became nationally recognized in 1987. April is Black Women’s History Month. Not there quite... [Read more]


ASK BIG MAMA – MARCH 2019

Remembering a spouse, mad at mom, and hopeful for the children Big Mama, I am 74 years of age and I recently lost my husband. I really don’t know what to do with myself because my world centered... [Read more]


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Highlights

NUBIAN WELLNESS: 400-Year Return to Africa NUBIAN WELLNESS: 400-Year Return to Africa

400-Year Return to Africa BY TIFFANY MAYES EHOLOR   Edo People Nigeria Queen Mother Mask The math is before us: 2019-1619=400 years. In order to move forward, one must remember to look back. Let’s... [Read more]


PEACE: I’m Good PEACE: I’m Good

Life brings good times and bad ones. The phrase “I’m good” is an affirmation that we tell ourselves and others when anything tries to knock us off the path to infinite peace. The ultimate defense... [Read more]


PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2019 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2019

Parade of His Dreams Photos by Clark Gabriel McCarrell Jr. The streets of dow ntown Las Vegas were fil led with the joy of the holiday last month, when the 37th Annual Las Vegas Martin Luther King Jr. Parade... [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

#Top3WithAngieTea #Top3WithAngieTea

Going vegan for Beyoncé? Angie Tea Things that make you laugh while you’re thinking — but don’t spill the tea 😉 #1. Beyoncé is pushing for her fans to go vegan. “No, thank you” In exchange... [Read more]


Under the Glittering Lights Under the Glittering Lights

The world’s stage Las Vegas always commands the world’s attention, and the golden age of black entertainment helped put the entertainment capital on the map for good. In the 1940s, ‘50s, and ‘60s,... [Read more]


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Extra

Direct Connect Job Listings – March

Direct Connect Job Listings – March 2019 BY LAUREN ANDERSON LAUREN ANDERSON The national unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment increased... [Read more]


Black Image Community Billboard – March 2019 Black Image Community Billboard – March 2019

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