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‘Giving Tuesday’ Recaptures the Spirit of the Holiday Season

November 12, 2019 by  
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‘Giving Tuesday’ Recaptures the Spirit of the Holiday Season By Cassandra Cotton, Nathan Adelson Hospice Community Outreach Manager During the holiday season, we traditionally show admiration, love, and respect by giving gifts. But sometimes the commercialism can be a bit overwhelming. From nonstop holiday music to elaborate store displays, to the steady stream of advertisements, the sales push seems to come earlier and earlier every year. A wonderful […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

November 12, 2019 by  
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It’s up to us! BY DR. ELLEN BROWN “When you think about civil rights and suffrage, it was bottom-up — not top-down.” This statement came from former Ohio governor and 2016 presidential candidate John Kasich, who was on CNN discussing his new book, “It’s Up to Us: Ten Little Ways We Can Bring About Big Change.” After watching the Kasich interview in October, […]

Freedom

November 12, 2019 by  
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In “Harriet,” the life of an American icon arrives on the big screen. Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, “Harriet,” which opens in theaters across America on Nov. 1, tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves […]

In town, Philly — back again

The Philadelphia Dance Company arrives in Vegas. The Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco) is celebrating its 50th season — and recently performed at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Across the nation and around the world, the troupe is celebrated for its innovation, creativity and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in The Philadelphia Dance Company arrives in Vegas. In town, Philly — back again dance. Joan Myers […]

WHAT’S GOING ON?

November 12, 2019 by  
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Calling out disparities in Las Vegas Our eyes tell the story: there appears to be an increased number of homeless people on the streets of Las Vegas, especially in the Historic Westside area. We know that Nevada has been ranked among the top 10 states with a worsening homelessness problem, but some see other forces at work locally: are homeless people being forced into […]

PEACE: Standing on strong shoulders

November 12, 2019 by  
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As you look into the mirror and see the person you are — and all that you have overcome to bring you to the space you’re in right now — remember one thing: you are a legacy of someone else’s sacrifice. The tides may change and time moves on, but it is important to remember that someone was here before you. Someone took […]

America’s ‘Code Red’ Situation

November 12, 2019 by  
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America’s ‘Code Red’ Situation BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Concerning a Code RED, paraphrasing Col. Jessup in “A Few Good Men,” I’m not sure Americans can handle the truth about three possibilities for our future. There has not been another time in American history — certainly not in my lifetime — when there existed an equal likelihood that in the next 12 months our nation could suffer through […]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Organic Tomato Bacon Linguini

November 1, 2019 by  
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Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes!

ASKED & ANSWERED: RASHAD HAUGHTON

November 1, 2019 by  
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‘It’s incredible’ Legendary singer Aaliyah’s brother reacts to her wax likeness at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. Madame Tussauds Las Vegas continues its celebration of all things ‘90s with the unveiling of its newest figure — paying tribute to Aaliyah, the princess of R&B.   The famed attraction welcomed guests and mega fans of Aaliyah for an exclusive unveiling of the singer’s likeness. […]

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

November 1, 2019 by  
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Who is she? The sight of a mysterious woman throws Zena’s feelings into doubt. Zena’s mind is racing. These past few days have been electric. I really need to stare into this mirror and make sure I’m not dreaming. How can one man seem to be all things? Well, time is short — and I am going to go […]