Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Voice Lessons

May 22, 2019 by  
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Voice Lessons Christian Shelton is sharing the gift of song — and just getting started. If you attend a community event in Las Vegas these days, chances are that you’ll hear Christian Shelton belting out a popular R&B song or even an opera selection. He has enjoyed singing since he was very young, but didn’t […]

Under the Glittering Lights

May 22, 2019 by  
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Sen. Cory Booker hits the stump in Vegas A crowd of admirers gathered recently in Las Vegas for a campaign stop by Senator Cory Booker, who is criss-crossing the country in his bid to take on Donald Trump for the presidency in 2020. Introduced by his mother, Carolyn — a resident of Las Vegas — […]

Black Image Community Billboard – May 2019

May 22, 2019 by  
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Keeping kids out of summertime trouble, spending spouse-less time with friends, and staying true to a diet with a fast food husband Big Mama, what should I do with my teenage children for the summer months, so that they are not bored and don’t get into things they shouldn’t? Have your children get involved with […]

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Mother, Our First Teacher

Mother, Our First Teacher BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER This month we celebrate Mother’s Day. This annual acknowledgment is a great time to remember that mothers often serve as our first teachers. Moreover, it is a great time to ask ourselves what are we birthing. In this vein, I encourage you to consider all the lessons […]

IN THE KNOW: Raiders, in memoriam

Raiders, in memoriam BY SHERYL THORNTON-BURNHAM With anticipation brewing for the 2020 NFL season — when our beloved team will officially become the Las Vegas Raiders — there is also a little sadness. The sadness comes in the form of a loss of a family member who will not be able to share in the […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

Nurture your thoughts, and turn them into action BY DR. ELLEN BROWN When something is important to us, we invest effort into it. It is said that everything begins with an idea, which is a thought. How many times have you had an idea but not taken action — only to see it realized through […]


Finish the Marathon In life and death, Nipsey Hussle laid a blueprint for how we can change communities from within. It was March 31 when rap star Nipsey Hussle was shot dead outside his Marathon Clothing store in the Hyde Park section of South Los Angeles. That day that will always be remembered for the […]

Radio Frequency

May 22, 2019 by  
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How a local performer is taking her talents to the airwaves.  Songstress and producer Ariella Azmarellda Blu is usually performing live on stages around the country — but now she has planted new roots as a radio talk show host for KUNV 91.5 FM. “It is such as blessing to join EMG UNLV Rebel Radio […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Lupus and pregnancy

May 22, 2019 by  
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Lupus and pregnancy BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN May is Lupus Awareness Month, and many women wonder whether lupus may increase the risk for birth defects. Women with lupus can have healthy pregnancies — however, they also have a higher chance for complications. Lupus is formally known as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It is an […]