Saturday, July 21, 2018

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

June 5, 2018 by  
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What’s at stake — and who will sit at the table?   BY DR. ELLEN BROWN It’s showtime! On June 12, Nevadans will head to the polls to determine who sits at the table for the next two years. Power lies with the voters, as we cast ballots for the candidates we choose to represent the interests of our children, our teachers, our workers, and […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

June 5, 2018 by  
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Stand Tall BY DR. ELLEN BROWN “Where you stand depends on where you sit.” — Miles’ Law Harriet Tubman, Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, and thousands more all sat in places where they saw limitations placed on freedom and power for their people. They sat where they were told not to sit, stand or even enter — and […]

Clark County’s Finest

The Black Community Organization Network (BCON) Baccalaureate ceremony was held at the Orleans Arena, honoring thousands of African-American high school graduates in Clark County. Each graduate received a BCON gold medal.

Eat and Greet

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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Mystery and an air of elegance surrounds Dîner en Blanc-Las Vegas, which invites people to dine, drink, socialize, and enjoy the company of good friends while meeting new ones in a unique environment. Begun 30 years ago in Paris — when François Pasquier invited a group of friends to a elegant outdoor dinner at Bois de Boulogne, and asked his guests to wear the same color — […]

Making a tremendous impact

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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES People are suffering through trials and tribulation. Ask yourself: Will you put your heart into service for others, unconditionally? Sarah Herring is the president of Hand BagsU Like, and her vision became a reality when impact was made with a group of women through transformation of body, mind and spirit. The birth of The Impact Experience happened in Las Vegas. It was a “wow!” factor up close and […]

Hidden in the Dark

June 5, 2018 by  
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The high cost we pay for the stigma on mental illness BY BRUCE EDDINS “Lord, why did my child have to die? Help me, please!” The breaking news segment woke me in the middle of the night: another mother with a child lost to gun violence. This carnage has become our new normal — each massacre taking another safe haven off the list: You […]

Can A Woman Raise A Man?

BY BRUCE EDDINS In this time of women standing against predatory sexual indecency and inequality in the workplace, I have been stirred to ponder my own understanding and interpretation of what women mean to me. I have also been motivated by local plays that question whether a woman can raise a man — and how men’s attitude toward women are inappropriately defined and sexualized in our society. It […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day! BY ERIC TROY We often hear the saying that you look, sound, walk, and even act like your father. You see, DNA — deoxyribonucleic acid — contains the code that every organism needs to develop, live, and reproduce. In the spiritual sense, Jesus had his father’s DNA; that provided him with a foundation for how to live his life and die an untimely […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Getting Pregnant with CMV

June 5, 2018 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN CMV is a common virus, diagnosed with a blood test, that infects people of all ages. In the United States, nearly one in three children are already infected by five years of age. Over half of adults by age 40 have been infected with CMV. Once CMV enters the body, it stays there for life and can reactivate. A person can […]

Celebrating Fathers

June 5, 2018 by  
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On this Father’s Day, our fathers are to be celebrated for the love and guidance they give. Their contributions have built legacies for us to uphold and build upon — and we honor them all that they mean in our lives.