Thursday, November 23, 2017

Remembering The Fallen

November 7, 2017 by  
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Remembering The Fallen We remember everyone who lost their lives in the massacre during the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas Strip. Our thoughts are also with all of the survivors and every family affected by the horrific rampage. Always #VegasStrong!

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

November 5, 2017 by  
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Good Foods for Weight Loss Do you want to shed a few pounds and change your diet — but not sure where to start? If you are searching for foods that are good for weight loss, the list below is a good place to start. Leafy greens Kale, collards, spinach and swiss chard have properties that help shed pounds. They are low […]

Vegas Is So Much More

November 5, 2017 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES There is so much more to Las Vegas than 24-hour parties and nonstop entertainment. The city is home to an array of people who embrace unity in the community, and have a passion to see everyone in Las Vegas succeed. This spirit was captured at the NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, which brought the community together to honor Mario Berlanga of Mario’s Westside Market; KCEP General Manager Craig Knight, recipient […]

When mom is doing it by herself

October 2, 2017 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Can A Woman Raise A Man?” is the name of a book written by Q. Allen King — focusing on single mothers and fatherhood, and the intersection with religious values, family and heritage in everyday situations. The question posed in the title has particular resonance today: the U.S. Census Bureau reports the percentage of children living with only their mother has nearly tripled from 8 to 23 […]

Protecting our children’s safety on a night for ghouls, goblins, and ghosts

October 2, 2017 by  
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BY EVA MARTIN The holiday season is fast approaching, and it is every adult’s responsibility to make sure that children stay safe and secure during these special times. Halloween is the first holiday of the season — and we can protect our children’s safety with common-sense precautions and basic vigilance on the big night. Halloween is a beloved holiday that challenges young people […]

Remembering Dick Gregory

September 10, 2017 by  
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Bill Duke reflects on the life of a legend. “I have lost many people that I love — mother, father, aunts, uncles, friends. Losing Dick Gregory has hurt me deeply because he was more than an individual. He represented a generation that stood up with courage for not only themselves but for all of us. He told the truth none of […]

‘Detroit’ — History On Repeat?

September 10, 2017 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES   History, it has been said, usually repeats itself. Today, we hold out hope that America can avoid fulfilling that axiom — especially when it comes to the kind of prejudice and hatred that leads to death. We can consider that history anew when it is explored in art. The new film “Detroit,” directed by Kathryn Bigelow, looks at four deadly, racially-charged days that shook that great American city […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2017

August 14, 2017 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2017

Under the Glittering Lights: Cannon Blast

August 13, 2017 by  
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Nick Cannon — host of “Wild ‘N Out,” rapper, actor, comedian, entrepreneur, record producer, radio and television personality — appeared at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at the Fashion Show in Las Vegas. While there, he talked with Elie Samaha (movie producer and owner of Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theatre) and Sugar Factory founder Charissa Davidovici about […]

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

August 13, 2017 by  
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Dry Response How to know if you’re dehydrated More than half of the world’s population suffers from dehydration, with most unaware of the serious health problems it can cause. And if you live in an area like Las Vegas, where hot and dry temperatures easily soar above 100 degrees? That means that you should consume […]