Wednesday, November 20, 2019

PEACE: Hold on to Faith

September 23, 2018 by  
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  I have often asked myself, “How do I find peace when there is no peace?” Many of us find the peace we seek by going to church or simply connecting with the higher power through prayer and the study of scripture. But when surrounded by obstacles in day-to-day life, it is sometimes very hard to reclaim our “in motion” peace. The peace […]

Queen of Soul Power

September 23, 2018 by  
Filed under Cover Story, Feature

Aretha Franklin’s legacy will live forever — in her legendary voice, timeless songs, and the excellence and dignity that defined a legendary life Once in awhile, a legend slips into immortality — and the passing feels like the world has lost a part of its soul. And when the fallen is the Queen of Soul, the sense of loss and sorrow cuts deep […]

To the East

September 6, 2018 by  
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The Mayes family decided to visit Asia as a gift for daughter Melanie, for her graduation from Duke University. She had long dreamed of visiting an elephant sanctuary in Thailand — and the trip grew into a journey that included Hong Kong and Singapore. This collection of precious photographs shows how the Mayes family experienced a variety of cultures, cuisines, and beautiful sights in […]

Under the Glittering Lights

‘Rock On’ with Vegas Bubba Knight (of Gladys Knight and the Pips fame) recently hosted a star-studded release party for his new single, “Rock On (Vegas City)” at the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Artemus Ham Hall. In light of the #VegasStrong movement, Knight had a vision to create a theme song — one that is upbeat, inspirational, […]

2ND ANNUAL BLACK WOMEN WHO ROCK

September 6, 2018 by  
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50 Shades Of Black: A Fictitious Exotic Journey For “The Best Part”

September 6, 2018 by  
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Meet Zena and Maximus One man, one woman, one destiny. Before they meet, take a journey into their inner dialogue. ZENA If one more person asks me how to spell my name, I am going to go off. Maybe he didn’t hear me. I don’t know why I always sit by people who want to have a conversation […]

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

September 6, 2018 by  
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“I’m excited to get out there and help” As she inches closer to completing her final year at Touro UniversityNevada, Kellie Hawthorne can say thather life has taken her in a complete circle. Hawthorne, a student in Touro’s School of Physician Assistant Studies(PA), grew up down the street from TheShade Tree shelter on the outskirts ofNorth Las […]

Forward Progress: Caravan for Mammogram

September 6, 2018 by  
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  The 1st Annual Caravan for Mammogram aims to raise breast cancer awareness — and the importance of early detection — among black women. On Oct. 6, Las Vegas Black Image Magazine will host the 1st Annual Caravan for Mammogram to raise breast cancer awareness among African-American women. The Caravan for Mammogram event will bring women together to decorate their cars in […]