Thursday, May 26, 2022

YOU SIN ME

May 16, 2022 by  
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As a mother and daughter in “Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story,” Michelle Williams and Tina Knowles-Lawson showcase the dangers of obsession. A+E Network’s Lifetime Channel recently featured the film “Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story,” starring Michelle Williams and Tina Knowles-Lawson. Beyond their roles in the thriller, which is executive-produced by T.D. Jakes, Derrick […]

Looking at the Life of Nevada’s First Black Female Pediatrician

May 16, 2022 by  
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BY PAUL HARASIM Growing up in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s, Beverly Neyland realized that before her parents took her and her brother and sister on a car trip, they had to know in advance where they’d stay. The African-American girl didn’t know why, just figured it was one of those parental prerogatives. But many […]

Getting Your House in Order (Make Your Healthcare Wishes Known)

May 16, 2022 by  
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Getting Your House in Order (Make Your Healthcare Wishes Known) By Cassandra Cotton, Nathan Adelson Hospice Community Outreach Manager Did you know? • 90% of people say that talking with their loved ones about their healthcare wishes is important. • 27% have actually done so. • 82% of people say it’s important to put their […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

May 16, 2022 by  
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Be Careful with Your Power BY DR. ELLEN BROWN April 2022 brought a boatload of public actions and experiences taking place around the action and process of power. My monthly article is intended to remind you that power is omnipresent, and it is within one’s reach, if only we believe it is possible and reach for […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Josephine Baker’s Las Vegas Legacy

May 16, 2022 by  
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Josephine Baker’s Las Vegas Legacy BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE During the Jim Crow era, Josephine Baker left the United States and moved to Paris, France where she was treated in a professional, inclusive manner. There, she could entertain in front of integrated audiences, unlike only performing for segregated audiences in this country. However, when she […]

Don’t Be House Poor

May 16, 2022 by  
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BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank The foundation of the American dream is home ownership. Part of the promise of America is that anyone can come here and work hard and build wealth. In doing so, we eventually become part of the banking mainstream when we access credit to purchase a […]

HEALTHIER YOU: We can protect the lives of pregnant women of color

May 16, 2022 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Approximately 700 women die in the United States each year as a result of pregnancy or its complications, and there are significant racial/ethnic disparities in pregnancy-related mortality. From 2007-2016, Black and American Indian /Alaska Native women suffered significantly more pregnancy-related deaths per 100,000 births than did white, Hispanic, and Asian/Pacific Islander […]

PEACE: A Mother’s Love Is Peace

May 16, 2022 by  
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The feeling of ultimate love is the love from a mother. A mother whose embrace is unconditional, ordained by the universe. The breath a mother uses to speak life into any situation serves as the guide to travel. Wisdom is a mother’s embodiment that is expressed to serve as the ultimate reference point. The nourishment […]

Letter from the Publishers

May 16, 2022 by  
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Welcome to the Mother of All Editions Happy Mother’s Day! This special issue pays tribute to our wonderful Queen Mothers. We are excited to have Beyoncé’s mother, Tina Knowles Lawson, on the cover as she debuts her acting career in “Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story,” alongside former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams on A&E’s […]

America is not in a good place | By Louie Overstreet

May 16, 2022 by  
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commit BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Our nation is in a bad place, due to the fact that we — as individuals, members of a tribe, and our institutions — are failing us, and our federal government always has one foot in and one foot out of a global crisis. Sadly, we could (with reason or common […]

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