Friday, September 24, 2021

Critical Race Theory, My Sitdown Part! | By Louie Overstreet

July 12, 2021 by  
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Critical Race Theory, My Sitdown Part! BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Race in America is not a theory — it is a historical fact. However, race is always complicated by at least four facts: 1. Non-progressive whites fear losing “their” country and harbor the mistaken belief that Blacks are secretly seeking retribution. 2. We (Blacks) foolishly believe […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

July 12, 2021 by  
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Black Lives Matter BY DR. ELLEN BROWN As a political movement, Black Lives Matter has permeated the 2021 political stage and its impact is a definite source of action. Increasingly — in the U.S and around the world — people are taking a closer look at the politics surrounding the growing number of deaths among […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | The words of Rev. Donald Clark

June 15, 2021 by  
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The words of Rev. Donald Clark BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE An old African proverb states that “When an elder dies, a library burns to the ground.” How very accurate in the case of Donald Clark. Although he did not accept an invitation to be interviewed, his wisdom led him to donate a small collection to […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

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Go Get Your Bananas BY DR. ELLEN BROWN You may know the “monkey and the banana” story traveling about the Internet in various blogs and articles. It is about five monkeys, a ladder and a banana tree; the key takeaway being the innate behavior of not challenging assumptions. A researcher explored the fact/fiction behind the […]

Letter from the Publishers

June 15, 2021 by  
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Excellence in education This issue of Las Vegas Black Image celebrates “Excellence in Education,” honoring the young people — and supportive families — who have shown commitment and discipline on the journey to educational advancement. And we introduce Dr. Keith E. Whitfield, the new president of UNLV, who gave an exclusive interview about his vision […]

American Democracy Faces 9 Death Wishes | By Louie Overstreet

June 15, 2021 by  
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American Democracy Faces 9 Death Wishes BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Judging by our nation’s actions, much of the world (some here in America) and I have concluded that, when it comes to maintaining a democracy, America has a death wish. I can think of 9 unranked events or behaviors that are signs of the destructive forces […]

WHAT’S HAPPENING | ENGLAND MARIE

May 5, 2021 by  
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Struggle of the Climb: Funding Disparities for Leaders of Color What do we really know about the nonprofit world? Funding disparities and inequities, exacerbated by the impact of COVID-19, have been festering for years — as significantly less funding has found its way to minority-led and Black-led nonprofits that are uniquely positioned to solve these […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

May 5, 2021 by  
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Let’s talk about money BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Ask yourself this: is there a day that goes by without a thought or conversation connected to money? Earning, winning, borrowing, losing, sharing, loaning, praying over it, worrying, spending and more. If you don’t interact with the almighty dollar on a daily basis, God bless you — […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | The legacy of Q.B. Bush

May 5, 2021 by  
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The legacy of Q.B. Bush BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Q.B. Bush loved life, his family, the Historic Westside, and the entire City of Las Vegas. A dealer at the famed Moulin Rouge, manager of a few gaming venues on the Westside, among the first Black dealers on the Strip, and the owner of a dealing […]

Lives And What Else Is America Betting? | By Louie Overstreet

May 5, 2021 by  
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Lives And What Else Is America Betting? BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Throughout its history, America has exhibited an unfortunate willingness to bet lives in order to block progress. The cost of this bet has been in the lives of young white men fighting a civil war and men and women of color dying as victims of […]

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