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Walmart in pink for cancer awareness

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Community, Events

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Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, is putting the strength of its corporate brand behind cancer awareness. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the retail giant and several of its vendors are collaborating to fill store aisles with pink-colored products. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of those products will go to organizations [...]

PEACE – I am a survivor!

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Highlights, Peace

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What does it mean to be a survivor? Can we find peace once we survive situations in our lives that demand courage under fire? We all survive in many ways in order to reach our day-to-day goals, but it can be an added struggle when a tremendous situation is placed before us that tests our [...]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL – Comfort food when the temperature changes: Vegetable Pot Pie

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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By Chef Beverly Lee As summer rolls into fall and the temperatures begin to cool down, I always find comfort in foods that remind me of my childhood. When I was growing up, my mom never had time to make chicken pot pie so my sister and I normally found our comfort in the Swanson [...]

Sherry Biggham – Breast cancer survivor shares her story

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Community, Health

Breast cancer survivor Sherry Biggham.

It was nothing short of a nightmare what Sherry Biggham experienced right before the Christmas holidays in 2009. Feeling a sharp, “excruciating pain” in her left breast, she immediately made an appointment with her physician. “My doctor examined my breast and urged me to get it checked by another breast specialist — an oncologist,” Biggham [...]

Susan G. Komen for the Cure – The State of Breast Cancer 2011

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Feature, Health

Stephanie Kirby, executive director, Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southern Nevada.

It does not matter if you are a woman or a man. Your ethnicity does not matter. It does not matter if you are Christian or Jewish. It does not matter where you live. Your salary does not matter. We are all susceptible to breast cancer. It knows no boundaries. What does matter is that this is your life.

Breast Cancer Tips – Dealing with hair loss

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Health, Highlights

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For the typical woman, the daily struggle to maintain a fashionable hairstyle can be enough to drive her crazy. For a woman losing hair due to circumstances she cannot control such as illness, stress, age or medical treatments, the range of emotions can be overwhelming.

Workshop aims to help people buy, save homes

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Kevin Blackburn, assistant vice president of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs for the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Congresswoman Shelley Berkley and Dwight Alexander, vice president legislative and regulatory affairs for Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco.

Las Vegas is celebrated around the world for its glitz, but on the other side of that glamour is a city with one of the nation’s highest foreclosure rates. In that light, the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is teaming up with Chase, Wells Fargo and Las Vegas housing counseling agencies to bring the foreclosure prevention and first-time homebuyer workshops to the Cashman Center on Oct. 22 from 9a.m. until 2p.m.. Congresswoman Shelley Berkley will appear as a special guest.

Meagan Good – Living an amazing life!

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Cover Story, Feature

Meagan Good

She burst onto the big screen in the 1997 drama “Eve’s Bayou,” but in the decade-plus since that audacious big-screen debut (actually, if you pay close attention, you’ll notice her very brief cameo in “Friday,” which came two years earlier), Meagan Good has become one of Hollywood’s most recognizable black actresses.

BLACK TO LIFE – Age is more than a number: Young women can get breast cancer

Dr. Annette Mayes

There are many young women who believe they are not susceptible to breast cancer. This may be true for some, but there are a number of factors that might dictate further examination and investigation.

IN THE COMMUNITY with Charles Tureaud – Las Vegas CultureFest

September 29, 2011 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Community, Photos

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