Monday, November 20, 2017

YOLANDA ADAMS: Celebrating Heavenly Sounds!

Airing April 7, the 13th annual BET Celebration of Gospel will feature performances by Donnie McClurkin, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Israel Houghton, Tye Tribbett, Anthony Brown, Tamela Mann and hosted by comedian and talk show host Steve Harvey. To many, the headliner will be Grammy winner Yolanda Adams, who spoke exclusively with Las Vegas Black Image Magazine about life and finding true happiness.

Empowering Gabriel: A mother’s love wins against autism

March 31, 2013 by  
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Three years ago this month, Las Vegas Black Image profiled Terri Greathouse Gibson and the efforts to bring healing to her son, who was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Today, she captures the essence of the intervening years, in a timeline journal she calls “Believe It’s Possible.” – by Kimberly Bailey Tureaud.

SOUNDS OF PRAISE: In Las Vegas and beyond, the church choir remains integral to the African-American faith experience.

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Long before they arrived in America on slave ships, many Africans practiced their own form of Christianity, which mixed their newer beliefs with ancient customs. During slavery, African captives worshiped secretly in what were called “hush harbors” — underground gathering places where their spirituality could not be detected by slave owners.

BLACK TO LIFE… FOR A HEALTHIER YOU: For your health, history lessons can be good medicine

With March recognized as Women’s History Month, there is no better way to celebrate than honoring your health by investigating the medical history in your family tree.

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Roastin’ up the Carrots

March 4, 2013 by  
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When it comes to roasting this gorgeous vegetable, you can take much comfort in knowing that not only is it delish, but it is also very low in both cholesterol and saturated fat, and full of C and E vitamins. This mode of preparation really awakens the natural vibrancy of the carrot, and the recipe is as easy to put together as it is beautiful. Slice, season, drizzle, roast and done!

ICON-in-Class: Lasting friendship begins with ‘hello’

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I have never been the sort of person who really needs friends, but I know that real friends are a treasure worth keeping. That’s because true friends are hard to come by, especially ones with good heads on their shoulders. By that, I mean people with aspirations and goals, whether they be short- or long-term.

The Good Fight: Legendary referee Richard Steele goes to battle for the children of Las Vegas

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Tony Gladney, vice president of National Diversity Relations at Caesars Entertainment, was honored by the City Impact Center at its annual gala with the Community Award for his work on behalf of the nonprofit to provide educational and life skill development opportunities for struggling youth.

Gladney receives Community Award

Tony Gladney, vice president of National Diversity Relations at Caesars Entertainment, was honored by the City Impact Center at its annual gala with the Community Award for his work on behalf of the nonprofit to provide educational and life skill development opportunities for struggling youth.

In The Community…with Charles Tureaud: Scenes from the 12th annual Taste & Sounds of Soul

March 4, 2013 by  
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Photos from the 12th annual Taste & Sounds of Soul

Las Vegas McDonald’s owners/operators bring Tuskegee Airmen exhibit to Clark County students

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The Greater Las Vegas McDonald’s Owner/Operator Association recently brought the Ron Spriggs Exhibit of Tuskegee Airmen to several Clark County schools, marking the fifth year of this historic presentation to Las Vegas students.