Thursday, July 27, 2017








May 15, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Extra

The Pi Pi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. recently hosted the “All That Jazz” Scholarship Brunch at the Red Rock Country Club. The event honored several Las Vegas residents with the Finer Womanhood Award, and comedian Sheryl Underwood (“The Talk”) also attended in support of her Sorors. PHOTOS BY MARTY FRIERSON

Las Vegas: Lights, Camera, Action

BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Las Vegas is full of excitement. People from all over the world are awed by the city’s inimitable glamour, and the entertainment industry — from movie and television productions to awards shows — is taking notice. The gospel music industry took over Las Vegas recently when about 30,000 people descended on the [...]

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

May 15, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Extra

Getting Back To Good Health In Your Own Backyard Las Vegas is full of big-box retailers — and while they may boast convenience, they lack the true essentials: personality, product diversity, and community. Consumer culture may steer us to chain stores for our shopping needs, but there is usually a disconnect: we don’t alwaysget to [...]

Mothers are priceless treasures

It has been one of the greatest blessings of my life to bear daily witness to the miraculous wonder of a mother’s love, strength, and engagement. As an owner and operator of McDonald’s restaurants, I am frequently awed by moms who indulge their children in conversation and take the time to lovingly watch them play. [...]

PEACE: Know Your Worth

Life takes on us many trips. And some of those journeys put obstacles in our path that can leave us insecure and questioning our worth — even when we’re excelling. Be mindful of those challenges. It may take creativity to get past them — but most things work out for the best, even if we [...]

In a world of predictions, some easy calls to make

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET I am out here on the proverbial limb, with saw in hand, ready to saw off five easy predictions. • The easiest one to predict: Trump is lying (again) when he says he is going to bring back coal mining jobs. It ain’t gonna happen. Between 1980 and 2015, the number of jobs [...]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month at Montevista Hospital

BY YVETTE WILLIAMS Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. But people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently — and some engage in dangerous or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health problem. Sometimes people — especially young people [...]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: 79th Legislative Session: Update For Black Nevadans

BY YVETTE WILLIAMS The 79th Nevada Legislative Session will have just passed the halfway mark at the time of this publication, with legislators wrapping it up in about 30 days on June 5, 2017. Bills not passed out of committee by April 14 have died unless a waiver was extended. Additionally, bills will die if [...]