Las Vegas Black Image Magazine was proud to attend the recent National NAACP Convention and the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) competitions held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. There, African-American youth showcased their talents in musicianship, dance, art, science, technology and poetry and more.
BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Jerushia McDonald is proud to have grown up in Las Vegas in the 1960s and the ‘70s, with a cherished family heritage of strength, courage and beauty. She has enjoyed a front-row seat to the transformation of her community, having borne witness to everything from civil rights protests to the modern struggle for [...]
With Las Vegas students returning to the classroom this month, we asked teachers in our community a very important question: “What is your biggest hope for students in the new school year?” BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD As a fifth-grade teacher for nine years, I pray and hope all of my students remember to stay open and inspired [...]
A giant of American history, Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, recently visited Las Vegas for a reception held at Rep. Steven Horsford’s reelection headquarters. Revered worldwide for his work in the civil rights movement alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Lewis was a speaker at the March on Washington and was among the peaceful demonstrators [...]
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With August set aside as Breastfeeding Awareness Month, it is a good time for an honest dialogue on this very important topic.
A young Las Vegas entrepreneur is redefining how people are introduced to one another.
With a busy home life and the success of “Instant Mom,” Tia Mowry keeps her feet on the ground and her name in lights.
With an upcoming gala, Ronald McDonald House Charities of greater Las Vegas helps families while celebrating the power of music. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas is gearing up for its 2014 HeArt of Giving gala! The 16th annual event is set for Oct. 18 at the Keep Memory Alive [...]