Monday, December 5, 2016

Sticks, stones, and words hurt, too

November 14, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Conversation

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET While the results of the presidential election are not yet known, I am certain of one thing: name-calling will have an impact on the outcome. I would venture to say we have all experienced episodes of name-calling, especially when we were young. Every time we shared this fact with our mothers — who [...]

Success! Perseverance leads to success

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Conversation

BY JAMAAL McCOY Defining one’s success in life is relative. By default, we all have experienced happy times and moments of great disappointment. Like the saying goes: “It’s not that you get knocked down, but that you get up and keep trying to reach your goals.” The process of facing circumstances that might not be [...]

‘Anyone can get it’

September 6, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Conversation, Health

‘Anyone can get it’

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Brady Campaign Kicks Off Summer Recess in Nevada

September 6, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
Filed under Conversation

BY YVETTE WILLIAMS The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence are affiliated American nonprofit organizations that advocate for gun control and against gun violence. Together, they are commonly referred to as the Brady Campaign. They are named after James “Jim” Brady, who was permanently disabled as a [...]

Success! Diversity opens up new opportunities

BY JAMAAL McCOY It is a pleasure to sponsor this year’s 11th Annual Las Vegas CultureFest. We will be celebrating “Workforce Diversity” October 14-15 on the Fremont Street Experience. Diversity is a word that is often used — but at Findlay Chevrolet, we act on it. We know that we’re only as good as the [...]

‘Make America Great Again’: Are You Kidding Me?

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Ain’t it strange how — after more than a year, and a seemingly endless number of debates — no one has asked The Donald two very basic questions: When was the last time America was great? And what made it great? Just as strange, but far more troubling, was listening to hate-filled speeches [...]

ORAL HISTORY: ‘You couldn’t lose being around a guy like Ali’

Eddie Mustafa Muhammad reflects on his mentor and friend, Muhammad Ali. As told to Kimberly Bailey-Tureaud I was first introduced to Muhammad Ali by some friends of mine in Newark, New Jersey. They knew I was in line to fight for the world light heavyweight title in 1980, and asked me if I wanted to [...]

HEALTHIER YOU: Stem cells can save lives

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Coping with infertility

No Escaping The Fact: America Is A Gun Nut Nation

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET A struggle has been waged for decades in America, over the “true” meaning of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. With the political parties’ conventions just around the corner, I thought it would be useful to mention of the struggle waged 48 years ago. To this very day — with the possible [...]

How to be the church in an age of terror

BY DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER Like you, I hope and pray that tragedies like the one we witnessed in Orlando will stop and go away — forever. Sadly, that doesn’t appear to be ready to happen any time soon. In an era of randomized terror, it is exceedingly difficult to protect ourselves from acts of [...]