I want to talk for a moment about generational wealth, what it really means and why it’s so important.
CityCenter – African-American companies play key role in building of project
JACKIE’S ICED OUT BARBER AND BEAUTY SHOP – Business caters to celebrities and locals alike
Named Bellagio’s employee of the year in 2008 — the first-ever African-American to win the honor — Johnnie Williams, owner and operator of Presidential Shave Barbershop, credits a higher power for his newfound entrepreneurial success.
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As our communities brace against the rippling effects of a faltering economy, agencies such as the Urban League have received federal stimulus dollars to help combat a growing number of fiscal woes. Established in 2004, the Urban League of Las Vegas (recently rebranded from its original name, the Las Vegas Clark County Urban League) has [...]
Boyd Gaming is one of the gaming companies in the Las Vegas seemingly untouched by the plague of bankruptcy. A formula of diversified success has lessened Boyd’s economic woes. Executive Vince Wickliffe, who serves as the assistant district manager of Boyd’s California and Main Street hotels, identifies the strength of their success. What are some [...]
Martin Luther King Jr. (civil rights leader), W.E.B Dubose (educator, intellectual leader and activist), Phyllis Wheatley (first black poet), Marcus Garvey (activist and organizer), Ida B. Wells (publisher/journalist) and Langston Hughes (writer) are just a few of our African-American historic figures who set an example of excellence. Today gaming professional Tony Gladney is no exception [...]
Money will come and it will go. The question is where are you? Ernest Fountain, chief executive officer of New Ventures Inc. and The Nevada Minority Business Enterprise Center, shares money insights in a “changing” economy. BI: How will African-Americans survive our economic crisis today as we have done in the past? Fountain: We need [...]
By Kimberly Bailey-Tureaud While walking through the aisles of Smith’s market in the produce section, I see my good friend Jeff Henderson and I’m delighted that he and his family still live here in Las Vegas after blowing up as the famed Chef Jeff on the Food Network’s “The Chef Jeff Project.” Even after our [...]