Monday, December 11, 2017

Spiritual Verse – June 2017

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Know this, my beloved brothers; let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger. For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. But be doers […]

Under the Glittering Lights: Daddy’s Home

For the first time ever, Puff Daddy turned on Light — leading thousands of Saturday night partygoers at a pre- Billboard Awards celebration hosted at the Las Vegas hotspot. The hip-hop mogul arrived with his son Justin and entourage in tow, and was greeted with a Ciroc bottle parade as soon as he took the […]

Let’s Talk

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Eva Martin on conflict resolution and the art of finding common ground The act of resolving conflict is extraordinarily complex. It calls for people with strong disagreements to put their hearts, minds, and souls into reaching the ultimate goal: a positive outcome for both sides. Compassion and empathy are the foundation of conflict resolution — […]

PEACE: Dear Fathers …

Fathers are so important — those men who take us further with education, exposure, support, protection and many other wonderful attributes that earn the title of “daddy.” The celebration of Father’s Day is for those daddies who offer that wonderful shoulder to lie your head on, and who offer encouraging words that keep you focused […]

Proof positive of America’s sad mental state

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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET One doesn’t have to look any further than the current occupant of the White House for insight into the mental state of our country. Enough uninformed voters in traditionally blue states put him in the White House. President Obama saved the auto industry, and the thanks he received from Michigan voters was a […]

Pushing for excellence, from beginning to end

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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Education is the foundation of a healthy, sustainable community — and the people of Las Vegas understand that it takes an all-hands-on-deck effort to lift our young people toward their dreams. One organization that embraces this collaborative approach is Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., better known as the AKAs. Established in 1908 […]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: What Should Be The Multicultural Academic Standards For Nevada Students?

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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS We may likely agree that the history taught in our classrooms for hundreds of years has conveniently omitted the contributions of people of color. Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans said it best: “So for those self-appointed defenders of history… they are eerily silent on what amounts to this historical malfeasance, a […]

HEALTHIER YOU: On the (Belly) Button

On the (Belly) Button

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

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Drop by Drop: How fat enters your body When you eat food that contains fat, it goes through your stomach and intestines. Large fat droplets get broken down into even smaller droplets, increasing the fat’s surface area. The fat, thru a series of chemical reactions in the gall bladder, pancreas and intestinal lining, is released […]

‘Make sure people have what they need’

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS | ERIC J. WILLIAMS The first man to serve as president of the National Black Nurses Association opens up about the impact of his profession. Nearly a half-century after its founding, the National Black Nurses Association has the first male president in its history. Eric J. Williams is the leader of the […]