On a mission to share a particular Bible verse, a Las Vegas man shares a special message about faith.
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In the New Year, ‘Do You’
#BlackLivesMatter How a chorus of demonstrations across the country led one local mother to act. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Sheila Collins has taken particular notice of mass demonstrations around the country sparked by the police killings of unarmed African-American men in Ferguson, Mo. and Staten Island, NY. As a mother, she knows that Michael Brown and [...]
How a determined community fought successfully to end the closure of F Street. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD When one of the main arteries to Historic West Las Vegas was closed six years ago, it seemed like history was repeating itself on F Street. Forty years earlier, community leaders blocked a similar plan to box in one of [...]
BY LOUIE OVERSTREET It was in the 1970s that I first met Dr. William H. “Bob” Bailey, one of the most significant African-Americans in the history of Nevada. With considerable chagrin (but a lot of truth), Bob was fond of saying, “Nevada is the Mississippi of the West.” It’s so sad to report that my recently [...]
In the awards season favorite “Selma,” a seminal event in modern American history receives the big-screen treatment.
‘It was a natural transition’