With movie audiences buzzing about “Red Tails” — the thrilling story of the heroic Tuskegee Airmen, and their pivotal role in defeating Nazi Germany in WWII — interest in African-American aviators has never been higher.
This is good news for James Horton, who must see it as long-overdue validation of the enthusiasm that spawned his own business. Occupying 10,000 square feet of hangar space at the North Las Vegas Airport, where it can accommodate up to 10 planes at one time, Horton Aviation Services is the oldest standing aviation company is Nevada. Its customer base consists of doctors and other affluent professionals who own their own aircraft.
Executive Celebrity Chef Dominique Solomon kicks it up a few notches with her amazing, full-of-flavor recipe for black-eyed peas. It is so special, that she only whips it out at New Year’s.
It’s the new year, and everything around us seems to be moving in slow motion because of unsettling circumstances in the economy and world affairs. The hustle-and-bustle required to stay above water, each and every day, can cause moments of stress and confusion. We need to be reminded to occasionally hit the pause button on [...]
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Dennis Haysbert is in most of our homes nearly every day. On television, that is.
Known to millions as the face of Allstate Insurance, the 57-year-old actor is constantly reminding us that we are in good hands. His commanding voice and distinguished demeanor have made him one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents, including starring roles in recent years on two of the most long-running series on television: the Fox hit “24” and the CBS favorite “The Unit.”
Las Vegas Black Image Magazine recently sat down with Malcolm Ahlo, a health educator with the Southern Nevada Health District’s Tobacco Control Program, and Maria Azzarelli, who serves as tobacco control coordinator for all of Southern Nevada. Their simple, yet compelling message: It is imperative that everyone particularly African-Americans – stop smoking cigarettes.
The Nevada constitution was framed by a convention of delegates chosen by the people. The convention met at Carson City on July 4, 1864, and adjourned on July 28 of the same year. On the 1st Wednesday of September 1864, the constitution was approved by the vote of the people of the Territory of Nevada, and on October 31, 1864, President Lincoln proclaimed that the State of Nevada was admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original states.