Sunday, July 22, 2018

A Mother’s Love

July 14, 2018 by  
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I called my mother during my lunchtime and asked her to please press my hair — something she hasn’t done for me since I was a little girl. I went to my mother yesterday because I needed something familiar — a safe place. I needed her hands on me. I needed to be reminded that although I am growing in a different […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

June 5, 2018 by  
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What’s at stake — and who will sit at the table?   BY DR. ELLEN BROWN It’s showtime! On June 12, Nevadans will head to the polls to determine who sits at the table for the next two years. Power lies with the voters, as we cast ballots for the candidates we choose to represent the interests of our children, our teachers, our workers, and […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

June 5, 2018 by  
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Stand Tall BY DR. ELLEN BROWN “Where you stand depends on where you sit.” — Miles’ Law Harriet Tubman, Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, and thousands more all sat in places where they saw limitations placed on freedom and power for their people. They sat where they were told not to sit, stand or even enter — and […]

Eat and Greet

June 5, 2018 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Mystery and an air of elegance surrounds Dîner en Blanc-Las Vegas, which invites people to dine, drink, socialize, and enjoy the company of good friends while meeting new ones in a unique environment. Begun 30 years ago in Paris — when François Pasquier invited a group of friends to a elegant outdoor dinner at Bois de Boulogne, and asked his guests to wear the same color — […]

Making a tremendous impact

June 5, 2018 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES People are suffering through trials and tribulation. Ask yourself: Will you put your heart into service for others, unconditionally? Sarah Herring is the president of Hand BagsU Like, and her vision became a reality when impact was made with a group of women through transformation of body, mind and spirit. The birth of The Impact Experience happened in Las Vegas. It was a “wow!” factor up close and […]

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 […]