Monday, October 15, 2018

50 Shades Of Black: A Fictitious Exotic Journey For “The Best Part”

September 23, 2018 by  
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The Meeting   Funny how, when the weather changes, it brings about relaxed feelings. A feeling that indicates there is a pause in the day from all responsibilities and demands. It rains in Atlanta on the regular — especially in the late summer and early fall. The bright colors of the trees and grass open up to the sky’s moisture, […]

Black Image Community Billboard – September 2018

September 23, 2018 by  
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Direct Connect Job Listings

September 23, 2018 by  
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Direct Connect Job Listings – SEPTEMBER 2018 BY LAUREN ANDERSON IT Program Managers All-In Recruiting & Talent Boutique All-inrecruiting.com | info@all-inrecruiting.com Office Assistant II (3 positions open) Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority www.snvrha.org | (702) 477-3170 Career Services Coordinator Nevada Career Institute nevadacareerinstitute.com | (702) 209-0030 Residential Sales Consultant Bath Fitter bathfitter.com | (800) 892-2847 Marketing Communications Specialist Nekoosa Coated […]

‘I do what other designers are afraid to do: take chances’

September 23, 2018 by  
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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | SHEILA GRADFORD ‘I do what other designers are afraid to do: take chances’ As founder of the hot furniture manufacturing company Loni M. Designs — one of, if not the only such firm owned by an African-American woman — Sheila Gradford is building the future of home design. From Las Vegas to Los Angeles and throughout the world, her […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Knowing your girls

September 23, 2018 by  
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Knowing your girls BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN On Oct. 6 at 8 a.m., African American women will gather outside my offices to decorate our cars in pink and black, and drive them down the Las Vegas Strip and around town in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Las Vegas Caravan for Mammogram 2018 is a free event for women […]

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

September 23, 2018 by  
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You’re healthy — your pet should be, too As we strive to keep ourselves fit and healthy, it is also important to devote that same type of care to our pets at home. Here are some tips and tricks to help keep your furry friend happy and healthy. • Have you ever looked inside your pet’s water bowl and noticed that the bottom looks […]

The men are doing all-white

September 23, 2018 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES People are asking what the men are doing. The answer is they are doing all-white! The 100 Black Men of Las Vegas recently hosted an All White Affair at the Eastside Cannery One Six Club, raising funds for their program to mentor young people in Clark County and help high school seniors pursue their dreams of higher education. These men have […]

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Let’s Take Stock!

September 23, 2018 by  
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Are We Ready for School? BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER Last month, a new year school began in our community. This special time was characterized by our usual focus on registration, purchasing school supplies, immunizations, and all of the traditions associated with the return to the classroom. Now that our school year is underway, it’s time to take stock of where we are as a community […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

September 23, 2018 by  
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What’s at stake — and who will sit at the table? BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Power. Max Weber defined it as “the ability of an individual or group to achieve their own goals or aims when others are trying to prevent them from realizing them.” We seek power for varying reasons and objectives. Some are known and others are a little less certain. Often, […]

Horsford vs. Hardy: The Rematch

September 23, 2018 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET The race in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District pits Cresent Hardy against his predecessor, Steve Horsford, in a rematch of their 2014 contest — when Hardy won by a slim margin of about 3,000 votes. November’s election figures to be a nail-biter of its own. The stakes are sky-high in this race, so look for it to be a bare-knuckle brawl. Two factors allowed Hardy to […]