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Letter from the Publishers

August 9, 2022 by  
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Good things come when women lead This issue of Las Vegas Black Image celebrates Viola Davis, who will soon be seen on the silver screen starring in “The Woman King,” a visually stunning film based on the real-life history of an army of female warriors in Africa. Speaking of women at the helm: we’re also […]

Cox Back-To-School Fairs return in person for 2022

July 8, 2022 by  
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Cox Las Vegas is proud to announce that its annual Cox Back-To-School Fairs will be in person for four consecutive Saturdays starting on Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Downtown Summerlin, 2025 Festival Plaza Drive. The event is sponsored by Clark County Credit Union. Representatives from several divisions of the Clark […]

Affordable internet available

July 8, 2022 by  
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Affordable internet available BY JANET UTHMAN, Vice President and Market Leader, Cox Las Vegas The past 24 months have proven that access to the internet is crucial for all children and adults. Companies like Cox are dedicated to ensuring digital equity for households of all incomes and economic statuses in our communities. In early May, leaders […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

July 8, 2022 by  
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We can fight back against gun violence BY DR. ELLEN BROWN “Greatest number of gun violence homicides since 2014.” “Guns don’t kill, people kill” Only a dozen of the 50 states require permits to purchase guns (safeatlast.co) Over 500 people die from gun violence per day in the U.S. (safeatlast.co) As of May 25, 2022, […]

Letter from the Publishers

July 8, 2022 by  
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Sharing Gratitude We thank you all for allowing us to share another July issue of Las Vegas Black Image. So much is going on in our world today, but it is a blessing to stay connected. We once again thank our contributing writers and all of our community members who participated in this July 2022 […]

America’s favorite pastime: gun violence blame | By Louie Overstreet

July 8, 2022 by  
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commit BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Growing up in Cleveland in the 1940s and ‘50s, baseball was America’s favorite pastime — especially for me, when Larry Doby and Satchel Paige helped to win the 1948 World Series. However, at the start of the Third Millennium, the blame game has eclipsed baseball as our nation’s favorite pastime. On […]

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District kicks off 2022 Summer Challenge

June 19, 2022 by  
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Kids, teens and adults can beat summer boredom, win cool prizes with free reading and activities program + coloring contest. Featuring Pulitzer Prize winners Tracy K. Smith and Hilton Als, Grammy-nominated performance artist Fyütch + hundreds of activities for all ages Make this summer memorable with the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District’s 2022 Summer Challenge […]

Freedom Ties

June 19, 2022 by  
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The organizer of Las Vegas’ signature Juneteenth celebration reflects on the meaning of the holiday, connecting with our community, and the future of activism.  After generations on the periphery of American attention, Juneteenth is now a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. and honor the richness of African-American culture.  The […]

Scary Inflation, Meet Your Match

June 19, 2022 by  
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Scary Inflation, Meet Your Match BY KATIE COLEMAN, Nevada Rural Housing Authority Freaked out by creeping costs? Haunted by rising rents? We hear you! Which is why Home At Last, a program by Nevada Rural Housing, has the ultimate inflation buster for you: the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) offers homebuyers tax credits that help them afford […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

June 19, 2022 by  
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Ramp up your political game BY DR. ELLEN BROWN The country is captivated by midterm politics. Seems as though every month brings to the forefront an increasing number of issues, challenges, questions, decisions, thoughts, crises, tragedies, unbelievable occurrences. The list is endless. They say it is due to the increasing amount of information made available […]

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