Sunday, November 18, 2018

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2018

November 4, 2018 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2018

Under the Glittering Lights

Women making an impact The non-profit organization Parent Citywide recently presented some outstanding women with the Impactful Women Award. The awards gala took place at Arizona Charlie’s Casino & Hotel, with one objective: to honor Las Vegas women in the areas of education, community service, politics, economic development, and entertainment/media. Parent Citywide’s mission includes “[enhancing] the educational, cultural and social wholeness of African American children and all […]

Calling All Visionaries: RTC Wants to Hear From You about the Future of Transportation

November 4, 2018 by  
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The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is “calling all visionaries” and inviting all Southern Nevadans to help shape On Board, the future transit plan for the Las Vegas valley. With the help of extensive community input, the RTC is identifying how improvements to the current bus system, new high-capacity transit services and emerging transit technologies can improve mobility. A quick survey focused […]

‘The black community has an equal right to recover’

November 4, 2018 by  
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Norris Scott examines how a legacy of discrimination leaves too many African- Americans without the resources to defeat addiction. I grew up in the early 1960s, a period of heavy segregation. I did not have the same privileges as a white child. As I matured, I saw the barriers. I saw how my teachers lacked the cultural competency to manage […]

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

November 4, 2018 by  
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Love at First Bite The morning dew was fresh on the leaves, and Zena was still asleep. She keeps the window open to capture the fresh air, and a cool and satisfying breeze meets the opening of her eyelids. She reaches for the alarm clock and realizes immediately — she’s late for her first day on the new job. “Oh, […]

HEALTHIER YOU: What is a mammogram?

November 4, 2018 by  
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What is a mammogram? BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast that is used by doctors to look for early signs of breast cancer. It is performed at an imaging center, where you stand in front of a special X-ray machine and a technologist places your breast on a clear plastic plate. Another plate firmly presses your breast from […]

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

November 4, 2018 by  
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Backyard Chickens Have Personality Galore — Seriously! Each chicken has their own completely unique, quirky, kooky and endearing personality. They’re stunningly beautiful, too — parading around in a variety of colors, patterns, shapes and sizes. You’ll name them, spoil them with treats, and pick them up for hugs any chance you get. You will also find yourself having conversations with them, which you will find very […]

African-American Authors to Appear at Las Vegas Book Festival

The 17th Annual Las Vegas Book Festival will spotlight an impressive lineup of award-winning and best-selling African American authors on Saturday, October 20, 2018 — at the Historic Fifth Street School, located at 401 S. Fourth Street. The day-long event begins at 9 a.m. and has a special After Dark program at 7:30 p.m. Festival events are free and open to all ages, including […]

You can help control the price of power

November 4, 2018 by  
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Chris Charles Scott on how voters can bring common business sense to Nevada’s energy market. Although I am now a Nevadan, I was raised by my grandmother in East Texas. We had two non-negotiable rules in our household: Do Not Play in Your School Clothes Do Not Run Up Grandma’s “Light Bill” Leaving an outside door open while the air conditioning was running […]

This is How We View It Neighborhood Reunion

November 4, 2018 by  
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This is How We View It Neighborhood Reunion