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In League With The Community?

November 14, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Urban Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting on opportunities for minorities that could come with an NFL stadium in Las Vegas. The Urban Chamber of Commerce recently called a meeting to discuss what the potential new NFL stadium development by the Las Vegas Sands Corp. could mean for residents of color in terms of employment and [...]

Caucus Goer

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Capucine Holmes reports from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference. America’s modern-day history makers came out in numbers for the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference — dispensing wisdom, strategizing for the upcoming elections, and making plans for the future. Among those in attendance: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Reps. John [...]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2016

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2016

Mary Wesley

October 16, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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THE PASSING OF A NEVADA CIVIL RIGHTS ICON Mary Wesley, a longtime Las Vegas resident and community activist, died on Sept. 13. She was 79. Renowned as one of the Westside Mothers, she was a well-regarded champion for social change to benefit single mothers and families throughout Nevada. Wesley raised eight children and had 17 [...]

PEACE

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Persevere to Win Autumn is here — and if you notice the leaves changing color, and temperatures getting cooler, then you are seeing positive transformation. The universe has a way of telling us that change is good, and that natural transitions in life are anything but accidental. When the rain falls from the clouds, or [...]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Recording Artist Joins White House at CCBC Education Forum

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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BY YVETTE WILLIAMS Mr. David Johns will be joining us again for the 11th CCBC African American Education Forum & Student Summit on Oct. 24 at 6 p.m., at Cheyenne High School (3200 W. Alexander Road in North Las Vegas). It will be co-hosted by the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for AfricanAmericans, in [...]

HEALTHIER YOU: The magic in mother’s milk

August 2, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Coping with infertility

National Convention of Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. comes to Las Vegas

July 18, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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The 32nd Biennial Grand Boulé of Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., will convene in Las Vegas, July 25-29, at the Palms Casino Resort. Members from throughout the United States and the Virgin Islands will gather at the convention for the purpose of leadership development, as well as to discuss important issues, celebrate achievements, and strategically [...]

Remembering Martha Jordan (1927-2016)

July 18, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Martha Jordan passed away in Las Vegas on May 28. She was the widow of jazz legend Louis Jordan, whose life was made famous in Clarke Peters’ hit Broadway musical

Saying Goodbye To Sandra Jackson

July 18, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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