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Doll Order

October 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Extra

With the Black Doll Affair, a timeless toy becomes a useful tool for building African-American girls’ self-esteem. Growing up in a society that too often idealizes physical features — long blond hair, for example — they do not typically possess, generations of African-American girls have struggled with self-image. This struggle can begin at a very [...]

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America’s handbasket is all packed for the trip

October 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Conversation

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET The attitudes exhibited by the powerful people who run America, the policies initiated by their lackeys, and events of the last half-dozen years (coinciding with the presidency of Barack Obama), suggest we are ready to take our trip to purgatory. Our handbasket is packed with all kinds of goodies for the journey. The [...]

Brain Trust

October 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Community

Highlighting Dr. Dylan Wint of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Dr. Dylan Wint specializes in neurology and psychiatry, and has been one of the leading doctors practicing at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas since 2010. Recently, Dr. Wint, along with Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo [...]

HEALTHIER YOU: When it comes to breast health, be your own buddy

October 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Health, Highlights

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Physical activity makes you happier, healthier, stronger

Nurture in their nature

October 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Community

The Southern Nevada Black Nurses Association celebrates 20 years of solidarity in service. Founded in 1995 by community leader Debra Toney, the Southern Nevada Black Nurses Association (SNBNA) is an advocacy organization that proudly stands by its motto, “Black nurses nurturing the community.” Celebrating its 20th anniversary of serving Southern Nevada, SNBNA President Rowena Trim [...]

PEACE

October 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Highlights

When Pope Francis visited the United States in September, many were awed by his presence. Greeted by throngs of admirers in Washington D.C., New York City and Philadelphia, the Pontiff humbly made a simple, humble request to both individuals and the crowds: “Pray for me.” The request was tremendously impactful, and its symbolism resonated deeply [...]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: With help from the White House, working to improve education for black students

October 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Extra

BY YVETTE WILLIAMS The U.S. Department of Education announced recently that the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans met at the U.S. Capitol “to review strategic goals and discuss its progress to date. The commission … also learn(ed) about any new federal or Department of Education priorities and initiatives impacting the learning [...]

All hail Las Vegas’ entertainment queen

October 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Extra

Anthona McNeil offers wise counsel to those who dream of stardom. Las Vegas has long been considered the world’s entertainment capital, with a who’s who of legendary entertainers — Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Redd Foxx, Dorothy Dandridge, and the Fifth Dimension, just to mention a few — laying the foundation [...]

Starring Miss Jackson

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One of the world’s most successful entertainers returns to the city where a legendary career began.