‘It’s easy to talk too much’
‘Take charge of your talent and start making things happen for your career’
Having departed the Philippines just days before a devastating typhoon struck, Las Vegas opthamologist Dr. Kenneth Westfield shares his perspective on a historic disaster.
An increasing number of Christians — especially those unable to attend Sunday morning services or who haven’t identified a church home — are turning to faith-based radio broadcasts as a source of spiritual information and guidance. Among those making waves in this growing sector: Minister Nina Griffin of Community Bible Fellowship Church (CBFC) in Las Vegas, who, along with co-host Pastor Joseph E. Terry, goes on the air for an hour each Sunday at 3:02 p.m. with “Save the Lost at All Cost,” broadcast on KKVV 1060 AM.
The new president of Urban Chamber of Commerce looks to lead the organization into a prosperous future.
Las Vegas Black Image Magazine recently spoke to a local married couple, Anthony Boone III and Kasina Douglass-Boone, to discuss how love brought their blended family together.
Many across the nation were devastated by a Florida jury’s not guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who confessed to killing Trayvon Martin. With Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law looming large over the case of the self-styled neighborhood watchman — who sparked global outrage when he gunned down the unarmed 17-year-old African-American boy — increased attention has been focused on the nearly two dozen states with similar laws in place. Those states include Nevada, which passed the law in 2009. State Sen. Kelvin Atkinson spoke to Las Vegas Black Image about the future of Stand Your Ground in the Silver State.
During the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, African-Americans were barred from many entertainment venues in Nevada, because of segregation practices that ruled commercial and social interaction in the state.
On Oct. 10, 1944, one venue opened against the tide of that era’s discriminatory practices. Located on Las Vegas’ Charleston Boulevard, the Huntridge Theater was the state’s first nonsegregated theater. With the site listed on the National Register of Historic Places, partners Joey Vanas, Michael Cornthwaite and Rehan Choudry are working to revitalize, redevelop and reopen the legendary venue. Vanas spoke to Las Vegas Black Image to discuss his team’s vision.
When Roy Hammond played for the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors, he faced some of the world’s toughest competition on the court.
It is hard not to believe that the mental toughness needed to succeed at that level helped prepare him for the most significant challenge of his life: single fatherhood.
Las Vegas native Alesia Prentiss recently opened her own business, Tonsure Hair Boutique, located at 2600 W. Sahara Ave. The onetime Miss Nevada, who was named Miss Congeniality in the 1992 Miss USA Pageant, has had an enviable journey as an entertainer and entrepreneur: She portrayed Cleopatra at Caesars Palace, has written a children’s book and designed greeting cards. Today, she shares her thoughts about her newest role: a force to be reckoned with in the world of hair care.