Sunday, April 23, 2017

Taste & Sounds of Soul Event

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Amazing sights from the Fremont Street Experience, as Las Vegas celebrates the 15th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul Festival and 2016 LV Black Image Magazine Honors.

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2016

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2016

IN THE COMMUNITY – MARCH 2016

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IN THE COMMUNITY – MARCH 2016

The Hudlin Manifesto: 10 Things Black People Need To Do Now

BY REGINALD HUDLIN When I was a child, the poster listing the Black Panthers’ 10- point program seemed to be everywhere. You may have disagreed with their goals or thought they were not realistic, but at least there was an action list that people could respond to. This was not a new idea. Booker T. [...]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Creamy Butternut Squash Linguine

March 14, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Pomegranate Basil Lemonade Spritzer

Black and brown communities being shut out of Neon project?

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET The highly-publicized Neon construction project has been awarded to Kiewit, a Utah company. At more than a half-billion dollars, this project is located in (and adjacent) to black and brown communities in Las Vegas. It is expected to cause insufferable construction and traffic headaches for over three years. And guess what? As of [...]

HEALTHIER YOU: Learning about a difficult condition

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Coping with gestational diabetes

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Fannie Lou Hamer, Agent of Change

March 14, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS The power of one voice can change a country. Such was the case in 1964 when a Mississippi sharecropper, Fannie Lou Hamer, took on the Democratic Party with an emotional speech at the Democratic National Convention. Her voice was so powerful that President Lyndon B. Johnson attempted to silence her speech by [...]

PEACE

March 14, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Highlights

Spring is fast approaching — a season that reminds us how renewal is a natural part of life. Trees will soon give life to new leaves. Grass will turn green. Colorful flowers will bloom. Growth is hindered by the weight of external forces. The same goes for us: If we are weighed down by negative [...]

Our state is the West’s political litmus test

March 14, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY JOHN STEPHENS III On February 20, Democrats fanned out across the state of Nevada to caucus and elect delegates to the state and national conventions. Billed as the first caucus in the West, the event allows candidates to measure their ability to connect with voters everywhere and demonstrate broad appeal. A caucus by definition [...]