The skies will be colorful with fireworks this Fourth of July, lighting up hearts and minds in celebration of this nation’s independence.
But have you felt your own independence? Is your mind free to be?
Sweet Honey in the Rock — the acclaimed all-female a cappella group that incorporates traditional gospel, blues, reggae, African chants, hip-hop and jazz improvisation into its unique sound — dazzled fans with it’s recent performance at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
Incredible Chef Productions recently visited Aunt Chilada’s Mexican restaurant at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix — only to discover the best darn chips and salsa on this side of the border!
Las Vegas is known around the globe as the world’s entertainment capital, and Fannie Mitchell has made it her life’s mission to show that the glitter gulch is not just a performing pit stop for the showbiz elite. There is also an abundance of homegrown talent just waiting to break out.
For many seniors, Las Vegas is viewed as an ideal retirement destination. Among them is Jerry V. Lindsay, who moved here from Los Angeles in 1994 after retiring from a 32-year career with the U.S. Postal Service. A seasoned real estate broker, Lindsay was attracted to Las Vegas because of its then-booming housing market. These days, Lindsay stays active with his church, participates in a wide range of community activities and enjoys a flourishing acting career highlighted by his unforgettable role in the hit 2008 comedy “What Happens in Vegas.” Black Image recently sat down with Lindsay for a closer examination of how he keeps it moving.
A native of Canada, Quddus is the face of “Duets,” the new hit ABC singing competition that pairs would-be superstars with established luminaries in the recording industry. In an era when this popular brand of programming has launched the careers of some of America’s best-known talents, Quddus is now counted in the ranks of hosts alongside such household names as Ryan Seacrest and Carson Daly.
It was 1999 when Las Vegas resident Rhenetta Belcher-Bey first took a deep interest in learning more about her heritage. The occasion: the birth of her youngest daughter.
This year, the event comes with a twist aimed at exposing young African-Americans to the career opportunities that await them in the air. On July 30, the organization will also host the all-day Ace Academy Youth Camp.