Friday, April 20, 2018

Community Speaks

Once they are in office, what would you ask new political leaders to do for you?                  

Gathering Together

April 18, 2018 by  
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Gathering Together All Shades United, founded by Stretch Sanders, recently hosted “A Gathering for Black Women—You Are Not Alone” at the foot of the Martin Luther King Jr. statue in Historic West Las Vegas. Black women from across the city and region gathered at the event to share their experiences, tell their stories, and encourage one another. Vendors served the crowd, while performers offered […]

White-Hot Star Power

April 18, 2018 by  
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White-Hot Star Power The Stellar Awards weekend celebration began with a pre-awards bash hosted by Las Vegas’ own Patti Pennington: the Now Faith Community Development Corporation’s All White Gala to benefit the fight against domestic violence. Hundreds crowded the Valley Bible Fellowship Church for the special gala and award ceremony — honoring people who making positive contributions in the community. A special tribute was […]

Expansion Team

April 18, 2018 by  
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West Prep Academy celebrates historic growth. It was a celebration unlike any other, as the community came out for a recent celebration at the Preparatory Institute School for Academic Excellence at Charles I. West Hall — or West Prep for short. The reason for the gathering: the school’s extraordinary academic achievements and redevelopment that has delivered an impressive campus expansion. Named after Nevada’s first […]

Education powered by community

April 18, 2018 by  
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Education powered by community BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER   Now, more than ever, we are recognizing that community is essential to educating our children. The adage “it takes a village” cannot be underscored enough! In Nevada alone, over 1 in 5 children live in poverty. In Clark County, nearly 70% of students are documented as low-income. The impact of poverty often manifests as housing instability, food insecurity and a paucity of […]

‘There is just a void in leadership when it comes to bread-and-butter issues’

April 16, 2018 by  
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CONVERSATION: ALLISON STEPHENS ‘There is just a void in leadership when it comes to bread-and-butter issues’   Women are making a positive impacts on politics across America, and Allison Stephens is throwing her hat into the ring for the congressional seat representing District 4. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Regents and recently spoke with Las Vegas Black Image […]

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

April 16, 2018 by  
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Spring Into Health With the change of season, it’s out with the old and in with the new. But it doesn’t have to be just about spring cleaning and reorganizing — it’s also a great time to start healthy new habits. Here are a few tips to get a head start on better health! Start an Exercise Routine. The weather is warm […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

April 16, 2018 by  
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BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Nevada is playing an increasingly vital and visible role in American politics — and with all that is happening in business, education, politics, law enforcement, and even entertainment and hospitality, there is one enduring factor: the voice of the people. Looking back on the past few years, Nevadans have been called — again and again — to make extraordinary decisions at the polls. Is this not […]

6th Annual Global Spin Awards, presented by REVOLT

6th Annual Global Spin Awards, presented by REVOLT, which took place at the NOVO Theater in Los Angeles. During the event, guests enjoyed a surprise performance by Ludacris, where he joined Jermaine Dupri, Snoop Dogg, Usher and Diddy to perform “Welcome to Atlanta” remix for the first time ever altogether. The event welcomed A-List guests […]

FIFTY YEARS LATER

April 16, 2018 by  
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It has been a half-century since Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis. How far have we come since then? The date was April 4, 1968. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down on a balcony outside his second-story room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. The civil rights leader was in Tennessee to support a sanitation workers […]