Friday, September 21, 2018

To the East

September 6, 2018 by  
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The Mayes family decided to visit Asia as a gift for daughter Melanie, for her graduation from Duke University. She had long dreamed of visiting an elephant sanctuary in Thailand — and the trip grew into a journey that included Hong Kong and Singapore. This collection of precious photographs shows how the Mayes family experienced a variety of cultures, cuisines, and beautiful sights in […]

Under the Glittering Lights

‘Rock On’ with Vegas Bubba Knight (of Gladys Knight and the Pips fame) recently hosted a star-studded release party for his new single, “Rock On (Vegas City)” at the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Artemus Ham Hall. In light of the #VegasStrong movement, Knight had a vision to create a theme song — one that is upbeat, inspirational, […]

2ND ANNUAL BLACK WOMEN WHO ROCK

September 6, 2018 by  
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50 Shades Of Black: A Fictitious Exotic Journey For “The Best Part”

September 6, 2018 by  
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Meet Zena and Maximus One man, one woman, one destiny. Before they meet, take a journey into their inner dialogue. ZENA If one more person asks me how to spell my name, I am going to go off. Maybe he didn’t hear me. I don’t know why I always sit by people who want to have a conversation […]

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

September 6, 2018 by  
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“I’m excited to get out there and help” As she inches closer to completing her final year at Touro UniversityNevada, Kellie Hawthorne can say thather life has taken her in a complete circle. Hawthorne, a student in Touro’s School of Physician Assistant Studies(PA), grew up down the street from TheShade Tree shelter on the outskirts ofNorth Las […]

Forward Progress: Caravan for Mammogram

September 6, 2018 by  
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  The 1st Annual Caravan for Mammogram aims to raise breast cancer awareness — and the importance of early detection — among black women. On Oct. 6, Las Vegas Black Image Magazine will host the 1st Annual Caravan for Mammogram to raise breast cancer awareness among African-American women. The Caravan for Mammogram event will bring women together to decorate their cars in […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Vaccinating while pregnant?

August 15, 2018 by  
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Vaccinating while pregnant? BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Every woman who is considering pregnancy should be up-to-date on all of her vaccines. It helps to protect you and your child from serious diseases. For example, rubella is a contagious disease that can be very dangerous if you get it while you are pregnant. In fact, it can cause a miscarriage or serious birth defects. Best […]

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

August 15, 2018 by  
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Easy Being Green “Greening up” your life can be as simple as incorporating lifestyle changes at home. Kitchen Avoid using the microwave whenever possible. You’ll find that reheating in a pot or skillet heat can be about as as fast — literally in minutes. Run the dishwasher only when full and at night — that’s more efficient and reduces the carbon footprint. […]

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Are We Ready for School?

August 15, 2018 by  
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Are We Ready for School? BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER This month, students across Nevada will return to school, and there will be shopping, registration and angst over who will be in whose class. As this annual pilgrimage begins, it is important to ask a very simple but consequential question: “Are we ready?” Are we prepared to support and ensure student success? As we gauge preparedness, are […]

My America!

August 15, 2018 by  
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My America! BY ERIC TROY, M.A. On July 4, we celebrated our country’s 242 years of independence from the British Empire and adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress. There were parades, fireworks, cookouts, concerts and the all-American pastime of baseball. But one of the most important activities is honoring family. However you define family, we should follow the impulse to pay homage to those who paved […]