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Realizing A Pipe Dream

March 18, 2018 by  
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Realizing A Pipe Dream While employed in the maintenance department at what was then the black-owned Fitzgerald Hotel & Casino, Evelyn Renee Pacheco earned a reputation as a master fixer — known for her ability to fix anything broken on the property. One day, a co-worker encouraged her to consider joining the union, because her husband was a member and she believed union stature would help Pacheco advance and accelerate her career. “She […]

‘We Are a Powerful Force’

March 18, 2018 by  
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ASKED & ANSWERED: SHEILA COLLINS ‘We Are a Powerful Force’ Las Vegas native Sheila Collins is running to represent Ward 5 on the Las Vegas City Council — a seat that opened following the swift and stunning downfall of former Councilman Ricki Barlow. Las Vegas Black Image spoke to Collins about her campaign and why it’s time for “a woman’s touch.” Did […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Living with endometriosis? You can get help

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus — the endometrium — grows outside your uterus. Endometriosis most commonly involves your ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining your pelvis. In some rare cases, endometrial tissue may spread beyond pelvic organs. With endometriosis, displaced endometrial tissue continues to act […]

GOP giving poor folks hell in 2018

March 15, 2018 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET I don’t need a crystal ball or tea leaves to make this prediction: If you are poor in America, 2018 will be another dangerous and distressing year for you to catch hell. Folks, if you didn’t know, the Republicans have a “Take Back America Plan.” It requires them to: 1. Keep the poor disorganized 2. Dehumanize the poor in subliminal ways […]

The regal power of culture

March 15, 2018 by  
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The regal power of culture BY ERIC TROY Understanding one’s culture is the foundation of how one thinks and views their impact on society. The good word says, “As a man thinketh i his heart, so is he” (Proverbs 23:7). So my question to you is: If you truly understood your culture, would you think, speak and live differently? Culture is defined as the customary beliefs, social forms, and material […]

PEACE: Do politics bring peace?

  Many are running for office in Nevada. The seat that only fits “one person” — the person YOU vote for. Many are faced with socioeconomic challenges tied to housing, health care, mental illness, senior care, employment, undercapitalized business development, procurement opportunities, daycare, transportation, and homelessness. One of the ongoing dialogues that does not bring me peace, and is somewhat insulting, is the comment, “We can’t fix […]

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