Saturday, November 26, 2022

Are Sacred Cows About To Be Butchered? | By Louie Overstreet

November 8, 2022 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET This column will be published around the time of the Nov. 8 midterm elections. When the new Congress is seated in January, the losing party’s sacred cows will be offered up for sacrifice on both sides of the Capitol as if it were a butcher shop. If the Repugs gain control of […]

Letter from the Publishers

November 8, 2022 by  
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With thankful hearts We are especially proud to present this fabulous issue of Las Vegas Black Image to our loyal readers and supporters. It is a special one: November 8, 2022 will mark 14 consecutive years of publishing this magazine. Thank you for the honor. Our fabulous Las Vegas Black Image Magazine executive publishing staff […]

Letter from the Publishers

October 1, 2022 by  
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Legends of the Fall Autumn is now in full swing and October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a moment when Americans are asked to reflect on the importance of staying vigilant about preventative steps that are proven to save lives. Black women are at a particularly high risk for dying of the disease — and […]

This Generation’s Task: Save Democracy | By Louie Overstreet

October 1, 2022 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET The generation before mine, America’s greatest generation, are dying off at the rate of 600 a day. They were tasked with saving the world from tyranny and they completed their task in a magnificent way! My generation was tasked with promoting and preserving civil and human rights. We got off to a […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

September 13, 2022 by  
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Take the Stage BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Definition: to become the center of attention; to become the focus of everyone’s attention. Think of any topic in the news today that seeks to address life-changing, lifesaving or how we live our everyday lives. Now, think of how often you listen to conversations and commentaries from co-workers […]

Letter from the Publishers

September 13, 2022 by  
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Our hearts were ringin’ … Do you remember the 21st night of September?” We won’t blame you if the classic Earth, Wind & Fire song rings in your mind all month — but in this edition of Las Vegas Black Image, we’re celebrating another legendary entertainer: Janet Jackson, whose outstanding career has endured for generations […]

America Is Now A SNAFU Nation | By Louie Overstreet

September 13, 2022 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET If you are unfamiliar with the acronym, ask anyone who has served in the military. Okay, to save you some time, here’s what it means: Situation Normal, All (you know what) Up! (Black Image is a family magazine, so I could not spell out the complete word — but you get my […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

August 9, 2022 by  
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Empower yourself with scholarship dollars BY DR. ELLEN BROWN As chairperson of the Nevada State Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship, I have a message to share: scholarship money can change your life on the path to higher education. The Elks National Foundation will award a total of $2.44 million to this year’s finalists. Top awards […]

Find Homework Help Headquarters at Your Neighborhood Library

August 9, 2022 by  
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FREE After-School Tutoring and Healthy Meals Keep Kids’ Skills Sharp Students can get a head start on their homework by joining one of the Library District’s FREE Homework Help and tutoring sessions. Staffed by Clark County School District teachers, this drop-in service is available to help students complete their homework or provide extra instruction in […]

It’s Only Gonna Get Worser | By Louie Overstreet

August 9, 2022 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET The grammatically incorrect title to this column notwithstanding, it accurately reflects my forecast that American democracy is facing a clear and present danger. Heretofore, the domestic part of the phrase “all enemies foreign and domestic,” has not been needed since the Civil War — except for the KKK, which had no chance […]

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