Monday, March 2, 2015

IN HIS NAME

February 25, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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On the occasion of a special honor from the campus he led for more than a decade, pioneering educator Dr. Paul E. Meacham reflects on his legacy. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Dr. Paul E. Meacham, President Emeritus of the College of Southern Nevada (CSN), is a towering figure in the history of the state. The first African-American [...]

On F Street and beyond, looking for substance to match the style

February 17, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET From day one, I have taken the position that the reopening of F Street would be another style-over-substance project with no economic benefit for a community in serious need of revitalization. This project was recently completed and dedicated to the tune of $13 million. Due to the nature of heavy construction, and my [...]

In The Community – Photos

February 17, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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In The Community – Photos

The Hook-up Culture

February 17, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Western culture has stopped protecting its girls. So the question for those of us involved in ministry to young women and their parents: How can we help our young women live holy lives in a “hook-up” culture? BY DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER PARENTS: TALK TO YOUR STUDENTS Sex and relationships are uncomfortable and difficult topics, [...]

Thinking outside the box

January 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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How a determined community fought successfully to end the closure of F Street. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD When one of the main arteries to Historic West Las Vegas was closed six years ago, it seemed like history was repeating itself on F Street. Forty years earlier, community leaders blocked a similar plan to box in one of [...]

Leadership Quotes

January 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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The ‘Mississippi of the West’ rises again

January 19, 2015 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET It was in the 1970s that I first met Dr. William H. “Bob” Bailey, one of the most significant African-Americans in the history of Nevada. With considerable chagrin (but a lot of truth), Bob was fond of saying, “Nevada is the Mississippi of the West.” It’s so sad to report that my recently [...]

Scenes from the Las Vegas Veterans Day Parade

December 26, 2014 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Mario’s Westside Market recognized…

November 18, 2014 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Black talking heads are making mine hurt

November 18, 2014 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET To observe the sad state of black leadership in America, all one has to do is tune in to any cable or network show on any given Sunday. The primary reason is the total disconnect between two distinct demographics: six-figure income, educated blacks who hold celebrity positions in America, and the lot in [...]