Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Notice Of NAACP November Election

November 22, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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On Nov. 19, 2016, the NAACP Las Vegas branch will hold elections for officers and at large members of the Executive Committee. Balloting will take place at Doolittle Community Center (1950 J Street in Las Vegas). Polls will be open from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. In order to vote in a branch election, one [...]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2016

November 22, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2016

President Obama speaks at rally

November 21, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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President Obama, speaking to a Las Vegas crowd at Cheyenne High School in Las Vegas: “You have a winning hand in Hillary Clinton. The only way to lose the election is to fold your hand and not vote.”

VEGAS WATCH: Vote

November 21, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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With a historic election being held this month, Capucine Holmes makes the case for exercising a fundamental right. November 8, 2016 will godown as one of the most fascinating presidential elections in American history. And as a leading swing state, Nevada has captured the nation’s attention thanks to its potential to play a deciding role [...]

In League With The Community?

November 14, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Urban Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting on opportunities for minorities that could come with an NFL stadium in Las Vegas. The Urban Chamber of Commerce recently called a meeting to discuss what the potential new NFL stadium development by the Las Vegas Sands Corp. could mean for residents of color in terms of employment and [...]

Caucus Goer

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Capucine Holmes reports from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference. America’s modern-day history makers came out in numbers for the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference — dispensing wisdom, strategizing for the upcoming elections, and making plans for the future. Among those in attendance: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Reps. John [...]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2016

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2016

Mary Wesley

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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THE PASSING OF A NEVADA CIVIL RIGHTS ICON Mary Wesley, a longtime Las Vegas resident and community activist, died on Sept. 13. She was 79. Renowned as one of the Westside Mothers, she was a well-regarded champion for social change to benefit single mothers and families throughout Nevada. Wesley raised eight children and had 17 [...]

PEACE

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Persevere to Win Autumn is here — and if you notice the leaves changing color, and temperatures getting cooler, then you are seeing positive transformation. The universe has a way of telling us that change is good, and that natural transitions in life are anything but accidental. When the rain falls from the clouds, or [...]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Recording Artist Joins White House at CCBC Education Forum

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS Mr. David Johns will be joining us again for the 11th CCBC African American Education Forum & Student Summit on Oct. 24 at 6 p.m., at Cheyenne High School (3200 W. Alexander Road in North Las Vegas). It will be co-hosted by the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for AfricanAmericans, in [...]