Friday, January 18, 2019

MOVING THE NEEDLE: At the halfway point, assessing our progress in Las Vegas education

December 18, 2018 by  
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At the halfway point, assessing our progress in Las Vegas education BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER December marks a special time: the halfway point in the school calendar. It is a great time to reflect — and I encourage everyone in Las Vegas to consider all we have accomplished as a community and to check in on our intentions. We can be […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

December 18, 2018 by  
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After the polls have closed BY DR. ELLEN BROWN By now, your power has been accomplished. The elections are over and the majority won across the country. I have heard some say, “My vote would not have made a difference — they are gonna do what they want anyway.” Well, at this point, it does not matter, because we all did […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Black women, black men and HIV

December 18, 2018 by  
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Black women, black men and HIV BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Media attention on the topic may have diminished over the last decade or more, but the reality is that the risk of contracting HIV/AIDS remains high within black communities. Blacks currently account for about 49% of the people diagnosed with the virus, despite comprising only 14% of the U.S. population. And because women are at a particularly high risk of […]

Once Upon A Time In America

December 18, 2018 by  
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Once Upon A Time In America BY LOUIE OVERSTREET The easy thing to do in my December column would be to write a fluff piece wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. However, given the sad and alarming state of America today, I can’t do easy. It’s very disheartening, just in my lifetime, to observe […]

PEACE: Living life with purpose

December 18, 2018 by  
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  The phrase “we grow” is often said without intention. It is almost as if life is revolving around you, instead of you evolving around life and circumstance. So many things that occur in the world around you result in turning off senses in order to stay focused — or to just survive. We awaken when the expectations of our desires are manifested. The […]

She Got Her Own

December 18, 2018 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Women have a natural intuition to nurture the world and make things right. As women continue to evolve in their own destiny through the journeys in their lives, they are uniting to use their power in the world. Christia’n Annice is capturing the momentum through her business, the She Got Her OWN […]

Direct Connect Job Listings – December

December 18, 2018 by  
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Direct Connect Job Listings – December 2018 BY LAUREN ANDERSON Human Resources Assistant City of North Las Vegas Cityof-NorthLasVegas.com Call Center Specialist Sutherland Global Services jobs.sutherlandglobal.com/ IT Program Managers All-In Recruiting & Talent Boutique All-inrecruiting.com Fraud Investigator Barclays home.barclays/ careers/ Distribution Center Operations Supervisor The TJX Companies, Inc. www.tjx.com/careers/ Customer Care Medicare Support (Inbound Call) Anthem, Inc. antheminc.jobs/nevada/usa/jobs/ Medical Records […]

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

December 18, 2018 by  
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Souls Uniting Under an African Sky A surprise museum trip leads Zena and Maximus to an evening of deep conversation, wild passion, and heavenly bliss. Zena lies in bed — thinking of a turn of events that is wonderful, unexpected, and a little bit scary. I never knew that a great conversation could lead to the […]

Know You Got Soul

December 18, 2018 by  
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Top stars gathered in Vegas for a Faith-ful celebration of the best in black music. Black Entertainment Television recently held the Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Celebrating the best in soul, R&B and hiphop — while highlighting both legends and breakout stars — the show did not disappoint. A signature moment of this […]

NEO SOUL COUNTDOWN – DECEMBER 2018

December 18, 2018 by  
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