Sunday, May 28, 2017

HEALTHIER YOU: Preventing Teen Pregnancy

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Preventing Teen Pregnancy

Standing up for the voiceless

May 15, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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How Ruby Duncan’s decades of activism helped transform life in Las Vegas. Sixty-five years ago, Ruby Duncan followed her aunt and uncle to Las Vegas from the backwoods of Tallulah, Louisiana. The decision wasn’t easy for the 18-year-old, who lost both of her parents by the age of 3: having once picked cotton in a [...]

MOTHER, MOTHER, MOTHER

May 15, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Las Vegas residents celebrate the women who gave them life. ‘WILLING TO LET THE WORLD KNOW’ My mother Irma Black is a retired government worker for the Internal Revenue Service. She is the proud mother of five, grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 12 children. What I love most about my mother is that she [...]

‘Never stop reinventing’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | TYSON BECKFORD Tyson Beckford looks beyond modeling — and Las Vegas is playing a big part in the newest stage of his career. Tyson Beckford has been one of the most familiar faces in popular culture — and one of America’s hottest sex symbols — for more than 20 years. He [...]

IN THE COMMUNITY – APRIL 2017

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IN THE COMMUNITY – APRIL 2017

Rest in Heaven Walter Mason | 1926-2017

Walter Mason Jr., who passed away on Feb. 28, was a tremendous contributor to the arts in Las Vegas. A celebration of his life was held recently at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, where he logged countless hours as a volunteer — mentoring young people, and producing and directing stage productions for first-time actors. [...]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2017

April 17, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2017

DISPATCH FROM L.A.: Ring Her Bell

DISPATCH FROM L.A. Ring Her Bell Vanessa Bell Calloway is the center of attention at her star-studded 60th birthday celebration. Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway turned 60 in March, and celebrated with a star-studded birthday gala and comedy show at Regency West in the Leimert Park section of Los Angeles. The celebration was hosted by Sherri [...]

Under the Glittering Lights: Deep Discussion

Actress Vivica A. Fox was recently in Las Vegas for “Conversations with Kym” — a special event for domestic violence awareness hosted in the Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

Engage People, Influence Your Neighbors

April 13, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Businesswoman Eva Martin on how to best communicate with the people who surround you every day. Eva Martin, who owns and operates several McDonald’s restaurants, is committed to giving back to Las Vegas through community engagement and scholarships that help young people take flight toward higher education. Here, she shares tips on how to best [...]