Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sight Night

Hundreds of people gathered recently at the home of Dr. Kenneth C. Westfield for a fundraiser benefiting The Gift of Sight — the non-profit organization he founded to help people around the world who lack access to eye care. For the last 18 years, The Gift of Sight has volunteered supplies, knowledge, and surgical skills [...]

They Made It

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Caucus Goer

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Capucine Holmes reports from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference. America’s modern-day history makers came out in numbers for the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference — dispensing wisdom, strategizing for the upcoming elections, and making plans for the future. Among those in attendance: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Reps. John [...]

IN THE COMMUNITY – OCTOBER 2016

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IN THE COMMUNITY – OCTOBER 2016

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2016

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2016

Mary Wesley

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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THE PASSING OF A NEVADA CIVIL RIGHTS ICON Mary Wesley, a longtime Las Vegas resident and community activist, died on Sept. 13. She was 79. Renowned as one of the Westside Mothers, she was a well-regarded champion for social change to benefit single mothers and families throughout Nevada. Wesley raised eight children and had 17 [...]

CURRENT AFFAIRS: Sit or Salute: Colin’s Right to Choose

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY RORY T. EDWARDS Ever since American  sports were racially integrated, athletes on all levels have been given a platform to express their talent — and their opinions. African-American athletes, especially in the early days of integration, have had both the thrill of victory and agony of defeat attached to the very real possibility of verbal [...]

PEACE

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Extra, Peace

Persevere to Win Autumn is here — and if you notice the leaves changing color, and temperatures getting cooler, then you are seeing positive transformation. The universe has a way of telling us that change is good, and that natural transitions in life are anything but accidental. When the rain falls from the clouds, or [...]

HEALTHIER YOU: With breast cancer, knowledge can be survival

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Success! Perseverance leads to success

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY JAMAAL McCOY Defining one’s success in life is relative. By default, we all have experienced happy times and moments of great disappointment. Like the saying goes: “It’s not that you get knocked down, but that you get up and keep trying to reach your goals.” The process of facing circumstances that might not be [...]