Tuesday, March 26, 2019

HEALTHIER YOU: After the baby comes, be aware of changes in the body

March 19, 2019 by  
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After the baby comes, be aware of changes in the body BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Pregnancy brings a lot of changes to a woman’s body, and they can really be felt after giving birth. New moms experience a wide range of changes — from breasts getting full with milk to profound emotional shifts. Many of the discomforts in a woman’s body after giving birth […]

IN THE KNOW: Epitome of a Raider

March 19, 2019 by  
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Epitome of a Raider BY SHERYL THORNTON-BURNHAM “Football as a team game demands sacrifice and discipline. You’ve got to think of the guy playing next to you and try to help him. To do that you have to sacrifice.” — Jim Otto If you ever have the opportunity to be in the stands for a Raiders game, one of the most recognizable sounds you will hear is “Autumn […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

March 19, 2019 by  
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Women making history ‘first’ BY DR. ELLEN BROWN March is Women’s History Month, which became nationally recognized in 1987. April is Black Women’s History Month. Not there quite yet, but on its way to national recognition. So many women have toiled, cried, marched, sat and shouted for their voices to be heard; but not for themselves. It was always for their people, […]

#Top3WithAngieTea

Going vegan for Beyoncé? Things that make you laugh while you’re thinking — but don’t spill the tea 😉 #1. Beyoncé is pushing for her fans to go vegan. “No, thank you” In exchange you could win lifetime access to Jay-Z and Beyoncé concerts! “I’m just playing, I’m doing it!” The giveaway is happening through a collaboration with The Greenprint Project. This will show you […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: TOMMY BRANCH

March 19, 2019 by  
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‘Once I got the main ingredient, I was off to the races’ How a Las Vegas businessman is cashing in with a twist on legalized cannabis. Nevada has joined states across the country with the legalization of recreational marijuana. These new laws have given rise to a bevy of cannabis companies that offer products for one’s pleasure or medical needs. Now, […]

ASK BIG MAMA – MARCH 2019

March 19, 2019 by  
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Remembering a spouse, mad at mom, and hopeful for the children Big Mama, I am 74 years of age and I recently lost my husband. I really don’t know what to do with myself because my world centered around my husband. How can I go on and live a happy life? Well, I understand. But, I would suggest you make a list […]

Direct Connect Job Listings – March

March 19, 2019 by  
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Direct Connect Job Listings – March 2019 BY LAUREN ANDERSON The national unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment increased in leisure and hospitality, construction, health care, and transportation and warehousing. In Nevada, the unemployment rate is higher than the national average at 4.7%. As Nevada diversifies beyond gaming, the manufacturing sector is growing rapidly. All-In Recruiting & Talent Boutique offers […]

Black Image Community Billboard – March 2019

March 19, 2019 by  
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MOVING THE NEEDLE: Be the First!

March 19, 2019 by  
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Be the First! BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER March marks the celebration of Women’s History Month. As we commemorate the achievements of women, I am reminded of the many women who have contributed to the education of our community. This list includes stalwarts like Ruby Bridges, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Septima Poinsette Clark. As a trained educational psychologist, I am personally grateful for the […]

NUBIAN WELLNESS: 400-Year Return to Africa

March 19, 2019 by  
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400-Year Return to Africa BY TIFFANY MAYES EHOLOR   The math is before us: 2019-1619=400 years. In order to move forward, one must remember to look back. Let’s educate our minds on what Africa was before colonization. RELIGION In today’s society, there are so many gods to worship, but the key question is: which god is our original source? Why […]