Thursday, May 26, 2022

HEALTHIER YOU: Understanding the cervical cancer risk for Black women

May 16, 2022 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN The month of May is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. I want to take a moment to talk about cervical cancer in Black women. It is reported that Black women are the second most likely demographic to develop cervical cancer. Also, Black women are more likely to die from this condition […]

Pruning Season is Here (For Finances)

April 8, 2022 by  
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BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Have you ever considered how gardening tips can also apply to finances? I learned about gardening as a kid growing up in Las Vegas. I built a robust little lawn business on my block, cutting at least five yards a week in the summer. All […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Jackson Avenue Nightclubs in the 1940s

April 8, 2022 by  
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Jackson Avenue Nightclubs in the 1940s BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE The decade of the 1940s ended as two special business districts began in Las Vegas: the Las Vegas Strip and the Jackson Avenue business core. The Strip boasted El Rancho Vegas, Hotel Last Frontier, Flamingo, and Thunderbird. The Jackson Avenue business corridor spilled onto D, […]

Library District Extends Thank You for West Las Vegas Community Feedback

April 8, 2022 by  
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BY KELVIN WATSON | Executive Director, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District On behalf of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Board of Trustees and the Library District Staff, I want to offer our sincere thank you to all those who participated in our Community Planning Meeting on March 21. The goal of this meeting was […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

April 8, 2022 by  
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Meet the Scholarship Doctor BY DR. ELLEN BROWN “Start earning scholarships at birth.” This is the message of The Scholarship Doctor. Doctors come in all forms and fashions — however, there is one thing in common: they have, in their chosen profession, attained, mastered, and documented a high level of knowledge and performance. This is […]

Letter from the Publishers

April 8, 2022 by  
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Happy Spring: April showers bringing us those May flowers It’s been a very rough time for the world, and we will all bloom if we keep praying and working toward positive outcomes and peace. Las Vegas Black Image celebrates the Honorable Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson — for her relentless perseverance and grace in a Senate confirmation […]

SUPREME CONFIDENCE

April 8, 2022 by  
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How Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is inspiring people across America and the world. The confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson — who is poised to become the first African-American woman on the Supreme Court — have captivated millions who find inspiration in the story of an extraordinary thinker who is ready to make history. […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Reproductive concerns for women

March 18, 2022 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Endometriosis is a problem affecting a woman’s uterus — the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. Endometriosis is when the kind of tissue that normally lines the uterus grows somewhere else. It can grow on the ovaries, behind the uterus, on the bowels, or on the […]

Compassion and community: aging with pride in modern healthcare

March 18, 2022 by  
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Compassion and community: aging with pride in modern healthcare By Cassandra Cotton, Nathan Adelson Hospice Community Outreach Manager Everyone living with a terminal illness should have access to high-quality palliative care, and be treated with dignity and respect. Being diagnosed with a terminal illness and approaching the end of life can be extremely difficult for […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

March 18, 2022 by  
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When am I Black enough? BY DR. ELLEN BROWN If she is confirmed, Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the first Afr ican-American woman to take a seat on the highest court in the land. She is an appellate-court judge with credentials that prove her pedigree, knowledge, and accomplishments. Judge Brown Jackson is not the first […]

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