Monday, May 21, 2018

Expansion Team

April 18, 2018 by  
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West Prep Academy celebrates historic growth. It was a celebration unlike any other, as the community came out for a recent celebration at the Preparatory Institute School for Academic Excellence at Charles I. West Hall — or West Prep for short. The reason for the gathering: the school’s extraordinary academic achievements and redevelopment that has delivered an impressive campus expansion. Named after Nevada’s first […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2018

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2018

The Power of Black Women, 365 Days a Year

April 16, 2018 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Women are a force to be reckoned with — rising to new heights, excelling in arenas that had long been dominated by men, and making history every day of the year with strength, determination, and a spirit of collaboration. The rapid pace of change can be seen at the highest levels of business and academia, where black women are making extraordinary strides: ImeIme Umana became the first black […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2018

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2018

‘RAISE’ UP

March 18, 2018 by  
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The play “Can a Woman Raise a Man?” has made history in Las Vegas as the first all-black stage play with a residence at the Thunderbird Hotel and Lounge. Loosely based on the life of writer Q Allen, “Can a Woman Raise a Man?” is bringing people together for networking, fellowship and conversation on Sundays. Says Princess Leah, who […]

African Beauty

March 18, 2018 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES The beauty of Africa is essential to our culture. It is embedded — literally — in the fabric of our lives. African clothing symbolizes status, creativity, unity, and loyalty to African culture. Those values are captured in every piece of woven fabric that symbolizes black soul, heritage, and power. And it is important to African- Americans, because we naturally crave an understanding of our history and all that brings black […]

To Buy or Not to Buy?

February 14, 2018 by  
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BY ALICIA TAYLOR If I had a dollar for everyone who asked me if this is a good time to buy, I could retire early or at least take a nice vacation. All jokes aside, here are the facts: Prices across the board are still affordable Interest rates are still low Down payments are minimal Inventory is dwindling So […]

Wonderful Life

February 14, 2018 by  
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Wonderful Life LaTosha White’s life ended tragically, but her family and friends sent her home with an extraordinary celebration. LaTosha Juane White was full of devotion for family and community. She was loved by many, and that love was on full display during the celebration of her life — as about 1,000 people filled Unity […]

Why Are The Children Hurting (W.A.T.C.H.): Strong Enough

February 14, 2018 by  
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Strong Enough BY SOURAYA CHRISTINE GREEN With so many current events, or better yet, current issues in our community and country, I couldn’t decide what I wanted to discuss with you. I thought that I could have easily taken a stand with #metoo or #Oprah 2020, or projected my opinion concerning the rumors of war. […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018

January 15, 2018 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018