Monday, November 18, 2019

WHAT’S GOING ON?

November 12, 2019 by  
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Calling out disparities in Las Vegas Our eyes tell the story: there appears to be an increased number of homeless people on the streets of Las Vegas, especially in the Historic Westside area. We know that Nevada has been ranked among the top 10 states with a worsening homelessness problem, but some see other forces at work locally: are homeless people being forced into […]

America’s ‘Code Red’ Situation

November 12, 2019 by  
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America’s ‘Code Red’ Situation BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Concerning a Code RED, paraphrasing Col. Jessup in “A Few Good Men,” I’m not sure Americans can handle the truth about three possibilities for our future. There has not been another time in American history — certainly not in my lifetime — when there existed an equal likelihood that in the next 12 months our nation could suffer through […]

FAME and longevity

November 1, 2019 by  
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Honoring Joseph Henry on 100 years of faith and family. First AME Church honored a devoted church member who is a centenarian! Mr. Joseph Henry is FAME’s oldest member. Born on September 15, 1919 in Jamaica, West Indies, He moved to the United States (New York) in 1955. After a long and successful career, he retired from American Airlines in 2001. […]

Las Vegas Black Image Magazine Now Available at Albertsons Grocery Stores

November 1, 2019 by  
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Las Vegas Black Image Magazine Now Available at Albertsons Grocery Stores Las Vegas Black Image Magazine, which has been publishing for 12 years, is now available on the free magazine racks at all Albertsons grocery stores. Said publishers Charles Tureaud and Kimberly Bailey Tureaud: “We are very excited to have Las Vegas Black Image Magazine available for our community at all local Albertsons […]

An Acute Need Exists, But Is There Any Interest?

November 1, 2019 by  
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An Acute Need Exists, But Is There Any Interest? BY LOUIE OVERSTREET It’s no secret that you can weigh the effectiveness of black alphabet organizations in Vegas with a postage meter. We have aided and abetted in our community becoming a laughingstock to other ethnic and racial groups in Vegas. I fear that nothing can be done to improve the performance of our regrettable state of impotence, […]

ASK BIG MAMA – MAY 2019

Keeping kids out of summertime trouble, spending spouse-less time with friends, and staying true to a diet with a fast food husband Big Mama, what should I do with my teenage children for the summer months, so that they are not bored and don’t get into things they shouldn’t? Have your children get involved with […]

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Mother, Our First Teacher

Mother, Our First Teacher BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER This month we celebrate Mother’s Day. This annual acknowledgment is a great time to remember that mothers often serve as our first teachers. Moreover, it is a great time to ask ourselves what are we birthing. In this vein, I encourage you to consider all the lessons […]

IN THE KNOW: Raiders, in memoriam

Raiders, in memoriam BY SHERYL THORNTON-BURNHAM With anticipation brewing for the 2020 NFL season — when our beloved team will officially become the Las Vegas Raiders — there is also a little sadness. The sadness comes in the form of a loss of a family member who will not be able to share in the […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

Nurture your thoughts, and turn them into action BY DR. ELLEN BROWN When something is important to us, we invest effort into it. It is said that everything begins with an idea, which is a thought. How many times have you had an idea but not taken action — only to see it realized through […]

Community Speaks – May 2019

What’s the best advice your mother ever gave you?