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WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

January 15, 2018 by  
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Five steps to a healthy 2018! Decide that this will be the last year that you struggle with weight or health issues. Make this a year of you! You must get yourself well if you are sick, don’t feel well in your body, have inflammation, or weigh more than your body can comfortably hold. Make a commitment that 2018 will be your year […]

How Is That Working Out For Us?

January 15, 2018 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET My question is in reference to the small (not even) minority/female business participation in the development of the Las Vegas Raiders’ $2 billion stadium. The answer to my question is, “It ain’t happening!” Participation by minority/ female enterprises on this project is about as likely as a black developer out of New York City redeveloping the old Moulin Rouge site — some 62 years after […]

Patti Pennington and friends declare, ‘Cancer Won’t Win’

January 15, 2018 by  
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The non-profit Now Faith Community Development Corporation recently hosted a live gospel performance by Patti Pennington at The Space entertainment arena. Pennington — who has earned fame for powerhouse performances at the House of Blues Gospel Brunch — sang for an intimate audience to benefit the charity Cancer Won’t Win. It was a night to remember: the set was recorded for a live album, cancer […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Making and keeping healthy resolutions for the new year

January 15, 2018 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN We have all done it when the new year rings in: making that resolution to lose weight. We go to great lengths to swear off sweet potato pie, cornbread and even date night — which often comes with the temptation of dessert. According to a recent poll, more than 20% of us resolved to lose weight […]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Kicking off a year of empowerment

January 15, 2018 by  
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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS Happy New Year! On January 21, 2018, women across the country will convene in Las Vegas to celebrate the first anniversary of the Women’s March. We’ll also kick off the Power to the Polls Tour — a national initiative mobilizing women to vote, and empowering women to run for elected office. In 2017, over 1.2 million women marched on Washington D.C., and […]

‘We want them to know that people care about them’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LORAINE SMITH R&B sensation Ne-Yo recently attended his Smith Family Foundation toy drive, which was held at a local Boys & Girls Club in Las Vegas — where hundreds of disadvantaged young people received gifts at an event managed by the singer’s mother, Loraine Smith. When Ne-Yo arrived, accompanied by his wife Crystal, scores of children screamed with joy as he made his way through the crowd to take selfies, […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018

January 15, 2018 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018

PEACE: New Year, New You

January 15, 2018 by  
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  Many will ring in the New Year with bells on, some will step into it with combat boots, and others will glide in with the wave of unanimous joy at midnight. As we anticipate the events of the coming year, no one really knows what 2018 will bring. Some things will be challenging — and others will be pleasant surprises that we […]

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