Saturday, June 24, 2017

Proof positive of America’s sad mental state

June 11, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET One doesn’t have to look any further than the current occupant of the White House for insight into the mental state of our country. Enough uninformed voters in traditionally blue states put him in the White House. President Obama saved the auto industry, and the thanks he received from Michigan voters was a [...]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: What Should Be The Multicultural Academic Standards For Nevada Students?

June 11, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS We may likely agree that the history taught in our classrooms for hundreds of years has conveniently omitted the contributions of people of color. Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans said it best: “So for those self-appointed defenders of history… they are eerily silent on what amounts to this historical malfeasance, a [...]

IN THE COMMUNITY – MAY 2017

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IN THE COMMUNITY – MAY 2017

Mothers are priceless treasures

It has been one of the greatest blessings of my life to bear daily witness to the miraculous wonder of a mother’s love, strength, and engagement. As an owner and operator of McDonald’s restaurants, I am frequently awed by moms who indulge their children in conversation and take the time to lovingly watch them play. [...]

In a world of predictions, some easy calls to make

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET I am out here on the proverbial limb, with saw in hand, ready to saw off five easy predictions. • The easiest one to predict: Trump is lying (again) when he says he is going to bring back coal mining jobs. It ain’t gonna happen. Between 1980 and 2015, the number of jobs [...]

HEALTHIER YOU: Preventing Teen Pregnancy

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Preventing Teen Pregnancy

IN THE COMMUNITY – APRIL 2017

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IN THE COMMUNITY – APRIL 2017

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WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

March 20, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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The Role of Calories in the Body What’s your ideal caloric intake? It’s your preferred body weight x 10 plus 30% if you exercise daily. For women, it’s between 1,000-1,600. To shed weight, you must reduce your calories or exercise more. A negative balance forces your body to burn its reserve fuel, which is fat. [...]

Life Can Be “Tuff” And For Poor Folks Even More So

March 20, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET My assessment about life often being tough does not reflect on any religious belief, state of being, or based on health issues one may suffer; but rather the poor folks in the land of plenty being ignorant or in a state of denial as to what is the cause of their lot in [...]