Tuesday, December 1, 2020

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

November 16, 2020 by  
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Twenty power moves for 2020 BY DR. ELLEN BROWN The only place from where we can take action on anything is where we are at that point in time. Even though the activity may be in the future, its planning process must occur as an action in real time. The cliché that comes to mind […]

It was all on the ballot | By Louie Overstreet

November 16, 2020 by  
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It was all on the ballot BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Our nation will remain divided — but by the time many of you read this column, the election will be over. However, the filing of lawsuits (and heaven forbid, violence in the streets) will just be getting started. In the November 2020 election, in addition to […]

Cardi B’s 28th “Arabian Nights” themed birthday celebration

October 22, 2020 by  
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Cardi B’s 28th “Arabian Nights” themed birthday celebration that took place over the weekend with her nearest and dearest at Vegas’ Area 51. Dose of Roses, Beverly Hills-based luxury floral lifestyle brand set the scene for Cardi’s celebration fit for a Libra with custom rose bouquets made up of 10K fuchsia, gold, pink and purple roses as the […]

Survivors

October 19, 2020 by  
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Survivors The facts about breast cancer are clear: Black women die at an extraordinarily disproportionate rate, up to 40 percent more likely than their White counterparts. Las Vegas Black Image Magazine is honored to speak to and celebrate many women in our city who are survivors of breast cancer. They are beating the odds and […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

October 19, 2020 by  
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What’s really at stake in the 2020 elections BY DR. ELLEN BROWN A clear understanding of the true stakes of our vote is essential knowledge that every American should have when entering their polling place. Here are five perspectives on what’s really on the ballot this fall. Michael Blow | Henderson Deputy Chief of Police; […]

My Answers To 3 Election Questions | By Louie Overstreet

October 19, 2020 by  
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My Answers To 3 Election Questions BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Are America and you better off than four years ago? The answer to both is “hell no!” Does my vote count? Voting — or not — changes things. Let me give you seven reasons why voting counts: Lives were lost in the courageous fight for minority […]

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 […]