Thursday, October 30, 2014

Feature

Viola Davis Viola Davis

‘I wake up every day with the joy of my work’ An exclusive interview with Viola Davis, sharing her thoughts on Hollywood, opportunities for black actresses and a new starring role. BY KIMBERLY... [Read more]


Surviving the storm Surviving the storm

Breast cancer is an indiscriminate killer — and due to a lack of preventative care, far too many black women die of the disease. There are also many survivors, and we asked six Las Vegas women to share... [Read more]


Scenes from the 2014 Las Vegas CultureFest Scenes from the 2014 Las Vegas CultureFest

Scenes from the 2014 Las Vegas CultureFest Local barber Twix, owner of Fade'em All Barbershop, with a satisfied CultureFest attendee. Kauwonna Thompson, Heaven Wright and Nina Guilford. CultureFest... [Read more]


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Conversation

All things being equal All things being equal

An unexpected shout-out in the new Denzel Washington movie brings gladness to a member of the legendary pips. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Bubba Knight of Gladys Knight and the Pips. In the action-packed... [Read more]


‘Ultimately, I want to empower other women’ ‘Ultimately, I want to empower other women’

Enterprising People Business Radio Talk presents A BUSINESS CONVERSATION WITH MARY MITCHELL & BRANDY WILLIAMS BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD BRANDY WILLIAMS AND MARY MITCHELL As mother-and-daughter business... [Read more]


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Community

Page of Fame Page of Fame

LAS VEGAS BLACK IMAGE MAGAZINE PAGE OF FAME It is with heartfelt gratitude that LAS VEGAS BLACK IMAGE MAGAZINE gives its deepest thanks to those whose names are found on this page. Their generosity and... [Read more]


Best Defense Best Defense

Let Breast Cancer Awareness Month inspire you to take charge of your health. BY STEPHANIE KIRBY STEPHANIE KIRBY Executive Director, Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada Breast cancer, to put it simply,... [Read more]


ABCs and 123s of our economic state ABCs and 123s of our economic state

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET LOUIE OVERSTREET Now that the Nevada economy is on the rebound, it’s sad to report that we are again standing on the outside — peering through the window for a glimpse at... [Read more]


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Highlights

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

During pregnancy, keeping a close eye on breast health 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... [Read more]


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

Healthy habits can start in the womb 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.... [Read more]


When dealing with police, is it justice or ‘just us’? When dealing with police, is it justice or ‘just us’?

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET LOUIE OVERSTREET The use of deadly force by “peace officers” remains a racially divisive and seemingly intractable problem across the United States. Year in and year out, individuals... [Read more]


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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Fresh Fruit Cobbler FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Fresh Fruit Cobbler

Fresh Fruit Cobbler Fresh Fruit Cobbler This recipe is absolutely delicious and versatile. Mango and peaches are my favorite, but feel free to use the fruit of your choice! Recipe by CHEF STACEY DOUGAN ... [Read more]


FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Spicy Sautéed Red Pepper Green Beans FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Spicy Sautéed Red Pepper Green Beans

Spicy Sautéed Red Pepper Green Beans Spicy Sauteed Red Pepper Green Beans My mother came home one day and told me that she had the best green beans for lunch. She asked me to replicate the recipe…so... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

Peaceful Reflections Peaceful Reflections

It should bring peace to reflect on your life and where you see it going. Like anything in motion, it needs an energy source. Cars cannot move without engines, and trees won’t bend without the force... [Read more]


Music under her skin Music under her skin

A Las Vegas doctor pursues dreams of singing stardom. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Linda Woodson Las Vegas is the world’s entertainment capital, with top-notch performers from all over the globe regularly... [Read more]


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Extra

Living with lupus Living with lupus

Living with lupus BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD With the largest and most far-reaching epidemiology study ever conducted on lupus showing that black women are disproportionately burdened by the disease,... [Read more]


Eighth Annual Las Vegas CultureFest returns to Fremont Street Experience! Eighth Annual Las Vegas CultureFest returns to Fremont Street Experience!

Eighth Annual Las Vegas CultureFest returns to Fremont Street Experience! Free to the public, celebration will showcase diversity with a day full of cultural entertainment and a wide selection of... [Read more]


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