Saturday, July 21, 2018

African Beauty

March 18, 2018 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES The beauty of Africa is essential to our culture. It is embedded — literally — in the fabric of our lives. African clothing symbolizes status, creativity, unity, and loyalty to African culture. Those values are captured in every piece of woven fabric that symbolizes black soul, heritage, and power. And it is important to African- Americans, because we naturally crave an understanding of our history and all that brings black […]

To Buy or Not to Buy?

February 14, 2018 by  
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BY ALICIA TAYLOR If I had a dollar for everyone who asked me if this is a good time to buy, I could retire early or at least take a nice vacation. All jokes aside, here are the facts: Prices across the board are still affordable Interest rates are still low Down payments are minimal Inventory is dwindling So […]

Wonderful Life

February 14, 2018 by  
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Wonderful Life LaTosha White’s life ended tragically, but her family and friends sent her home with an extraordinary celebration. LaTosha Juane White was full of devotion for family and community. She was loved by many, and that love was on full display during the celebration of her life — as about 1,000 people filled Unity […]

Why Are The Children Hurting (W.A.T.C.H.): Strong Enough

February 14, 2018 by  
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Strong Enough BY SOURAYA CHRISTINE GREEN With so many current events, or better yet, current issues in our community and country, I couldn’t decide what I wanted to discuss with you. I thought that I could have easily taken a stand with #metoo or #Oprah 2020, or projected my opinion concerning the rumors of war. […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018

January 15, 2018 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2018

Spiritual Verse – December 2017

December 18, 2017 by  
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 Faith! 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 is a […]

HEALTHIER YOU: During the holidays, safety first for infants and toddlers

December 18, 2017 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN The holiday season brings much joy into our lives, but we have to remain conscious of how to keep our smallest children safe after the gifts are unwrapped. Newborns and toddlers are at particular at risk, and we must be vigilant about avoiding toys that might put them in harm’s way. For infants, toddlers, and preschoolers toys should be large […]

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 […]