Monday, May 21, 2018

Under the Glittering Lights

May 14, 2018 by  
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Making Memories The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health recently hosted its annual Keep Memory Alive fundraiser, the 22nd Annual Power of Love Gala, at the MGM Grand Resort. Based in Las Vegas, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health specializes in “keeping memory alive,” and educating and advocating for our community to take action and address modifiable threats to […]

‘This is very difficult work, but we have our ears to the ground’

May 14, 2018 by  
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ASKED & ANSWERED: TOSHIA SHAW ‘This is very difficult work, but we have our ears to the ground’ The Purple W.I.N.G.S (“Women Inspiring Noble Girls Successfully”) organization was founded in 2010 by Toshia Shaw, MBA — an experienced human services professional with vast knowledge and experience working with at-risk youth, battered women, and abused girls. While interning at a local runaway shelter, she noticed […]

A mother’s love!

A mother’s love! BY ERIC TROY Happy Mother’s Day! It is a blessing and a miracle that a mother carries her child for nine months. In the spiritual sense, the number 9 represents the fruit of the spirit. For any fruit to reach its highest quality of taste, it must first be planted from a good seed into rich soil that […]

A New Season in Leadership

A New Season in Leadership BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER May marks a pivotal time in our education community. This month, the Clark County School District is expected to announce its next superintendent. This leader will head the nation’s fifth-largest district — a districtcharacterized as a minority- majority district with more than 42,000 employees and 320,000 students. Similarly, UNLV will […]

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

May 14, 2018 by  
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Finding your balance When we think of hormone imbalances, the “whys” of that issue can be difficult to understand. Hormone variations occur naturally in menopause, pre-menopause, even puberty. Our hormones play a fundamental role in overall health — and there’s a broad range of symptoms that could trigger a hormonal imbalance. Your symptoms will depend on the hormones or glands that aren’t working properly. […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Getting Pregnant with Lupus

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN The month of May is Lupus Health Awareness Month. It is important that we all understand lupus, because so many African-American women have the disease — or know someone who does. People of all races get lupus, however, it is three times more common in black women than in white women. As many as 1 in 250 young black women will […]

Trustees Who Can’t Be Trusted

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET We are again being blessed with the spectacle of the Clark County School District (CCSD) engaging in the search for a new superintendent. Ranking right up there with death and taxes is the certainty that the $250,000 spent to hire a search firm will not be money well-spent. The fact is that the trustees are clueless as to the type of person needed to manage […]

PEACE: Feeling Good!

  We encounter so many things in life that make us uneasy, sad, or mad. That’s why it is important to allow sunshine to enter our souls — to shine joy and happiness on our lives and sustain our “feel-good.” Outside of the substances being marketed to us, we must know our own natural triggers for euphoric happiness. The distinction between “happy” and “feeling […]

Royal Treatment

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With a spectacular wedding set for this month, Meghan Markle prepares to make history in the British royal family. On May 19 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, Meghan Markle, 36, will wed 34-yearold Prince Harry of England. The marriage will bring an African-American woman into the innermost sanctum of the British royal family headed by Queen Elizabeth — a turn of […]

Community Speaks

Once they are in office, what would you ask new political leaders to do for you?