Saturday, September 26, 2020

3rd Annual Las Vegas Caravan for Mammogram convenes October 3

September 14, 2020 by  
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3rd Annual Las Vegas Caravan for Mammogram convenes October 3 Las Vegas Black Image Magazine is proud to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the 3rd Annual Las Vegas Caravan for Mammogram on October 3, 2020. The socially-distanced event will again focus on the health of Black women — who are more likely than their […]

It’s On: Patriotism Versus Tribalism | By Louie Overstreet

September 14, 2020 by  
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Didn’t Happen Then, Ain’t Gonna Happen Now! BY LOUIE OVERSTREET When Joe Biden selected Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, it guaranteed that the presidential campaign would devolve into a mud-wrestling grievance match. The outcome will depend on how Americans answer two questions. • Will citizens vote to restore the slow, but measurable pursuits […]

Didn’t Happen Then, Ain’t Gonna Happen Now! | By Louie Overstreet

September 10, 2020 by  
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Didn’t Happen Then, Ain’t Gonna Happen Now! BY LOUIE OVERSTREET The then and now I am referring to is America’s need to complete its reckoning on race. While there has always existed a need, to include fighting a civil war, it wasn’t until over 100 years later that such a reckoning was attempted. Rioting in […]

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 […]

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 […]