Friday, September 20, 2019

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 […]

NUBIAN WELLNESS: Light outshines darkness — every time

Light outshines darkness — every time BY TIFFANY MAYES EHOLOR   Happy month of May, family! It’s check in time. We are almost halfway through 2019. How is everyone feeling? Time flies when you’re getting things done, doesn’t it? Let us give thanks for all that is. Let us give thanks for the light of […]

Direct Connect Job Listings – May 2019

May 22, 2019 by  
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Direct Connect Job Listings – May 2019 BY LAUREN ANDERSON Nevada is quickly evolving into a center for tech innovation and advanced manufacturing. Nevada has attracted some very exciting tech companies like Tesla, Gigafactory One, and Switch. Recently Google and other companies have made significant investments in the region, according to the Governor’s Office of Economic […]

#Top3WithAngieTea – May 2019

Nipsey, Roxanne, and … robots? Things to make you laugh while you’re thinking — but don’t spill the tea 😉 #1. As the weather warms up, so does the city! I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with the Queen and Legend, Director Roxanne Shante. Now this comes courtesy of a women’s empowerment lunch by Rafha […]

Community Speaks – May 2019

What’s the best advice your mother ever gave you?