Sunday, September 24, 2017

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 […]

Spiritual Verse – July 2017

August 13, 2017 by  
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Matthew 21:22 “And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.” Romans 10:17 “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” Hebrews 11:6 “But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he […]

Celebrating Freedom

July 17, 2017 by  
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Photographer Marty Frierson was on hand last month at the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Arena, capturing scenes from the annual Las Vegas Juneteenth celebration. The joyous event, created 17 years ago by Diane Pollard, marks a holiday that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. It dates back to June 19, 1865 — […]

Spiritual Verse – July 2017

July 12, 2017 by  
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Matthew 21:22 “And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.” Romans 10:17 “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” Hebrews 11:6 “But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he […]

Spiritual Verse – June 2017

June 11, 2017 by  
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Know this, my beloved brothers; let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger. For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. But be doers […]

Let’s Talk

June 11, 2017 by  
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Eva Martin on conflict resolution and the art of finding common ground The act of resolving conflict is extraordinarily complex. It calls for people with strong disagreements to put their hearts, minds, and souls into reaching the ultimate goal: a positive outcome for both sides. Compassion and empathy are the foundation of conflict resolution — […]