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August 7, 2014 by  
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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.

12th grader Alston Clark won the $5,000 ACT-SO Gold Scholarship Award for best science project.

(From left) Melvin Byrd played piano, Asia Wooten played piano, Michael Spearman played the trombone, Gina Ramirez played bass guitar and Dante Woods played guitar.

Dancers Raeshell Thompson; Alexus Russell; Austin Lane; Jamarisa Mitchell; Jordan Gaskin.

An ACTSO student science entry of a robot.

An entry for youth art.

An entry in honor of Nelson Mandela.

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