Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Think Pink

October 10, 2016 by  
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BY STEPHANIE KIRBY It’s October! Our temperature is back to two digits, football has taken over the airwaves, Halloween decorations are out and retail stores are telling us to start thinking about Christmas. It is also the time of year when pink is prevalent. Very, very prevalent. Indulge me, if you will, while I share […]

5 Ways to Fight Insecurity

October 10, 2016 by  
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BY DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER I was talking with a young pastor who is feeling overwhelmed by the responsibility he’s been given. His church expects a lot from him — leading the congregation, preaching great messages, visiting the sick and the well — and he doesn’t always feel qualified to deliver. He accepted the position […]

If black lives matter, then black votes must count

October 10, 2016 by  
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BY KENYA T. PARHAM Many of us can recall exactly where we were, who we were with, and what we were doing on Nov. 4, 2008. Like many of you, I had cast my vote for the first African-American President of these United States, and felt like the “system” affirmed that I had serious political power. […]

Don’t let us be to blame

October 10, 2016 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET If Hillary Clinton is not elected President of the United States, we will have no one to blame but ourselves. Folks, I don’t know what to say that hasn’t already been said concerning the importance of voting. To paraphrase a saying of unknown origin — electing Secretary Clinton is not a matter of […]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

October 10, 2016 by  
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Spicy Southwestern Salad

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Recording Artist Joins White House at CCBC Education Forum

October 10, 2016 by  
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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS Mr. David Johns will be joining us again for the 11th CCBC African American Education Forum & Student Summit on Oct. 24 at 6 p.m., at Cheyenne High School (3200 W. Alexander Road in North Las Vegas). It will be co-hosted by the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for AfricanAmericans, in […]

‘Moving forward and continually developing’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | MARVIN MENZIES ‘Moving forward and continually developing’ UNLV’s storied basketball program has a new leader. Marvin Menzies is the first African- American head basketball coach in the school’s history, and the Los Angeles native can’t wait for the season to start on Nov. 1. He recently sat down with Las Vegas […]

Desk Duty

October 10, 2016 by  
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Carla Wade settles into the anchor chair at KTNV Channel 13. There’s a new face on the anchor desk: Carla Wade, who had previously been a weekend morning anchor at the ABC affiliate in Dallas, recently joined KTNV Channel 13. “Prior to working in Dallas, I was chasing storms in Oklahoma City as a reporter […]

WESTERN VALUES

In “The Magnificent Seven,” Denzel Washington tips his hat to a genre film with a new-generation twist. You would not be wrong to assume that, after being cast as the lead in “The Magnificent Seven,” one of the first things Denzel Washington did was take a close look at the 1960 classic on which his […]