Sunday, August 28, 2016

IN THE COMMUNITY – AUGUST 2016

August 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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IN THE COMMUNITY – AUGUST 2016

Looking ahead to a successful school year

August 4, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY DR. MIKE BARTON Students in the Clark County School District are poised for an incredible year of learning. The 2016-17 school year is expected to be an excellent one for students in the Clark County School District. We all know that closing student achievement gaps quickly will positively impact Southern Nevada, our city, and [...]

Mind On The ‘Matter’

August 4, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY SHEILA COLLINS Our world-altering contributions alone demonstrate why black lives should be more precious in America. The videotaped police killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling have stirred international outrage. It resonated everywhere, because it is well-known that, at various points in history, law enforcement has been a source of great pain for African-Americans. [...]

Las Vegas Black Lives Matter

August 4, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Photos by Matthew Wiggins

Academic Success Starts With You

August 2, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY CIARA OWENS As the new school year approaches, a widely-respected Las Vegas educator offers insight into how to succeed in the classroom. I want our students to walk onto their campuses this school year — and every school year — knowing that they are powerful beyond measure. It is important that they are empowered [...]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Ballot initiative raises more than two questions

August 2, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS Voters will go to the polls on Nov. 8 to make many important decisions about Nevada’s future. One of them weighs heavily on African-Americans, whose communities have experienced a disproportionate rate of incarceration for nonviolent crimes related to marijuana. The Nevada Ballot Initiative to Regulate and Tax Marijuana (Question 2) proposes to [...]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2016

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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2016

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IN THE COMMUNITY – JULY 2016

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IN THE COMMUNITY – JULY 2016

Mobile Garden Party

July 11, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Rosalind Brooks takes her show on the road. The Las Vegas City Council recently honored Rosalind Brooks as Citizen of the Month. The reason: her Veggie Buck Truck initiative — an offshoot of the Vegas Roots Community Garden she has owned and operated for six years. The Veggie Buck Truck visits disadvantaged communities around Clark [...]