Thursday, August 11, 2022

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 […]

Letter from the Publishers

August 9, 2022 by  
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Good things come when women lead This issue of Las Vegas Black Image celebrates Viola Davis, who will soon be seen on the silver screen starring in “The Woman King,” a visually stunning film based on the real-life history of an army of female warriors in Africa. Speaking of women at the helm: we’re also […]

Cox Back-To-School Fairs return in person for 2022

July 8, 2022 by  
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Cox Las Vegas is proud to announce that its annual Cox Back-To-School Fairs will be in person for four consecutive Saturdays starting on Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Downtown Summerlin, 2025 Festival Plaza Drive. The event is sponsored by Clark County Credit Union. Representatives from several divisions of the Clark […]

Affordable internet available

July 8, 2022 by  
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Affordable internet available BY JANET UTHMAN, Vice President and Market Leader, Cox Las Vegas The past 24 months have proven that access to the internet is crucial for all children and adults. Companies like Cox are dedicated to ensuring digital equity for households of all incomes and economic statuses in our communities. In early May, leaders […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

July 8, 2022 by  
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We can fight back against gun violence BY DR. ELLEN BROWN “Greatest number of gun violence homicides since 2014.” “Guns don’t kill, people kill” Only a dozen of the 50 states require permits to purchase guns (safeatlast.co) Over 500 people die from gun violence per day in the U.S. (safeatlast.co) As of May 25, 2022, […]

Letter from the Publishers

July 8, 2022 by  
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Sharing Gratitude We thank you all for allowing us to share another July issue of Las Vegas Black Image. So much is going on in our world today, but it is a blessing to stay connected. We once again thank our contributing writers and all of our community members who participated in this July 2022 […]

America’s favorite pastime: gun violence blame | By Louie Overstreet

July 8, 2022 by  
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commit BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Growing up in Cleveland in the 1940s and ‘50s, baseball was America’s favorite pastime — especially for me, when Larry Doby and Satchel Paige helped to win the 1948 World Series. However, at the start of the Third Millennium, the blame game has eclipsed baseball as our nation’s favorite pastime. On […]

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District kicks off 2022 Summer Challenge

June 19, 2022 by  
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Kids, teens and adults can beat summer boredom, win cool prizes with free reading and activities program + coloring contest. Featuring Pulitzer Prize winners Tracy K. Smith and Hilton Als, Grammy-nominated performance artist Fyütch + hundreds of activities for all ages Make this summer memorable with the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District’s 2022 Summer Challenge […]

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