Tuesday, October 16, 2018

‘I do what other designers are afraid to do: take chances’

September 23, 2018 by  
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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | SHEILA GRADFORD ‘I do what other designers are afraid to do: take chances’ As founder of the hot furniture manufacturing company Loni M. Designs — one of, if not the only such firm owned by an African-American woman — Sheila Gradford is building the future of home design. From Las Vegas to Los Angeles and throughout the world, her […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Knowing your girls

September 23, 2018 by  
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Knowing your girls BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN On Oct. 6 at 8 a.m., African American women will gather outside my offices to decorate our cars in pink and black, and drive them down the Las Vegas Strip and around town in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Las Vegas Caravan for Mammogram 2018 is a free event for women […]

Queen of Soul Power

September 23, 2018 by  
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Aretha Franklin’s legacy will live forever — in her legendary voice, timeless songs, and the excellence and dignity that defined a legendary life Once in awhile, a legend slips into immortality — and the passing feels like the world has lost a part of its soul. And when the fallen is the Queen of Soul, the sense of loss and sorrow cuts deep […]

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

September 6, 2018 by  
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“I’m excited to get out there and help” As she inches closer to completing her final year at Touro UniversityNevada, Kellie Hawthorne can say thather life has taken her in a complete circle. Hawthorne, a student in Touro’s School of Physician Assistant Studies(PA), grew up down the street from TheShade Tree shelter on the outskirts ofNorth Las […]

Forward Progress: Caravan for Mammogram

September 6, 2018 by  
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  The 1st Annual Caravan for Mammogram aims to raise breast cancer awareness — and the importance of early detection — among black women. On Oct. 6, Las Vegas Black Image Magazine will host the 1st Annual Caravan for Mammogram to raise breast cancer awareness among African-American women. The Caravan for Mammogram event will bring women together to decorate their cars in […]

SPIKE, STILL SHARP

As he prepares to release another unflinching examination of American race relations, Kimberly Bailey-Tureaud recalls special moments in a legendary director’s career. Whenever a new movie by master filmmaker Spike Lee is released into theaters, the memories come flooding back. I was in my third year at Spelman College when Lee — a Morehouse man — asked me to help […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2018

August 15, 2018 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2018

Black Image Community Billboard – July 2018

July 14, 2018 by  
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Stars BET on it

Awards show spectacular celebrates the superstars who define pop culture. The 2018 BET Awards — which includes the BET Experience extravaganza — were recently hosted at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Hosted by Jamie Foxx, presenters and performers included: T.I., Kevin Hart, Jason Mitchell, Nicki Minaj, Migos, Janelle Monae, and Ella Mai. The BET Awards recognize artists, entertainers, and athletes in a number […]

Celebrating Fathers

June 5, 2018 by  
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On this Father’s Day, our fathers are to be celebrated for the love and guidance they give. Their contributions have built legacies for us to uphold and build upon — and we honor them all that they mean in our lives.