Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Pushing for excellence, from beginning to end

June 11, 2017 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Education is the foundation of a healthy, sustainable community — and the people of Las Vegas understand that it takes an all-hands-on-deck effort to lift our young people toward their dreams. One organization that embraces this collaborative approach is Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., better known as the AKAs. Established in 1908 […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – MAY 2017

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – MAY 2017

Jazzed

May 15, 2017 by  
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The Pi Pi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. recently hosted the “All That Jazz” Scholarship Brunch at the Red Rock Country Club. The event honored several Las Vegas residents with the Finer Womanhood Award, and comedian Sheryl Underwood (“The Talk”) also attended in support of her Sorors. PHOTOS BY MARTY FRIERSON

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

May 15, 2017 by  
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Getting Back To Good Health In Your Own Backyard Las Vegas is full of big-box retailers — and while they may boast convenience, they lack the true essentials: personality, product diversity, and community. Consumer culture may steer us to chain stores for our shopping needs, but there is usually a disconnect: we don’t alwaysget to […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2017

April 17, 2017 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2017

VEGAS WATCH: Taste Of Brandye

BY CAPUCINE HOLMES South Point Hotel and Casino was the site of a historic gathering on a recent Tuesday, as people from across America came together for a rare taste of Brandye — the outstanding singing trio comprised of Donna Davis Sadler, Cynthia Douglas, and Pamela Vincent, reuniting after several decades. Brandye have made over […]

Buffalo Soldiers Visit Local McDonald’s Restaurants

March 26, 2017 by  
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Buffalo Soldiers Inc. members recently attended a meet-and-greet hosted by localLas Vegas McDonald’s owner-operator EvaMartin. Families brought their children tolearn more about these historic veterans,enjoy informative and entertaining reenactments,and much more.

HEALTHIER YOU: Pain & Endometriosis

March 20, 2017 by  
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Taking care of our health in the new year

Bringing History to Life

February 13, 2017 by  
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Kim Russell brings a “Life-Time” of passion to the stage. Writer, actress, and producer Kim Russell has had a longstanding partnership with the Clark County Libraries. Her goal is to keep American history alive in Las Vegas for generations to come. Her latest creative contribution, along with writer/director Kent Jackman, is the stage production “Life-Time.” […]

On His Agenda

February 13, 2017 by  
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Congressman Ruben Kihuen shares his goals for representing Nevada on Capitol Hill. Congressman Ruben Kihuen, the first Hispanic elected to represent Nevada on Capitol Hill, recently gave an exclusive interview to Las Vegas Black Image Magazine about his priorities. Here are his own words: My number-one priority is job creation. We have to make sure […]