Saturday, January 21, 2017

Brother, brother, brother

January 16, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Marvin Gaye’s sister remembers her legendary sibling. Known as the “Prince of Soul,” Marvin Gaye was a legendary singer, songwriter and producer who gave the world a treasure trove of timeless music and helped shape the Motown sound. From “What’s Going On” and “Let’s Get It On” to “Stubborn Kind of Fellow,” “I Want You,” [...]

‘I have to hold them accountable’

January 16, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LEAH BEVERLY She’s one of the youngest prosecutors in the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, and 30-year-old Leah Beverly is also incredibly productive: She has prosecuted an astounding 1,000 cases and counting since 2012, including 20 felony jury trials. A native of San Antonio, Texas, Beverly graduated summa cum laude with [...]

‘Eventually, you have to jump’

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In his latest book, Steve Harvey challenges us to take a leap of faith. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Remembering the first time I heard Steve Harvey perform was reminiscent of the legendary Richard Pryor: he not only physically resembled the great Pryor, but he made me and friends laugh uncontrollably. Harvey is a film and television [...]

Community Speaks!

December 12, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Las Vegas Black Image Magazine recently asked several thoughtful Las Vegas residents the following question: “How should we move forward after the presidential election?”

Thank You, Mr. President

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After two historic, remarkably successful terms in the White House — lifting the nation out of recession, cutting unemployment, giving healthcare to the uninsured, restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba, and so much more — is preparing to leave the Oval Office more than eight years after he graced the very first cover of Las Vegas [...]

It Was The Fest Of Times

November 21, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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The 11th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest delights big crowds at the downtown Fremont Street Experience. Incredible tastes, delicious smells and amazing sounds took over the Fremont Street Experience recently — as the 11th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest drew more than 20,000 locals and tourists downtown to Third and Ogden for two days of [...]

Grand Time, Big Parade

November 14, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Grand Time, Big Parade The 35th Annual Las Vegas Martin Luther King (MLK) Parade will be held in Downtown Las Vegas on January 16 beginning at 10 a.m. Organizers recently announced the grand marshals for the 2017 parade will include such respected community members such as Pastor Robert E. Fowler of Victory Missionary Baptist Church; [...]

‘Moving forward and continually developing’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | KIMBERLY ELISE ‘Embrace your uniqueness’ Kimberly Elise has built an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Ever since her screen debut 20 years ago in the crime thriller “Set It Off,” she has starred in a string of movies across genres and audiences — from critical favorites like “Beloved” and “For Colored Girls” [...]

‘Moving forward and continually developing’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | MARVIN MENZIES ‘Moving forward and continually developing’ UNLV’s storied basketball program has a new leader. Marvin Menzies is the first African- American head basketball coach in the school’s history, and the Los Angeles native can’t wait for the season to start on Nov. 1. He recently sat down with Las Vegas [...]

Desk Duty

October 10, 2016 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Carla Wade settles into the anchor chair at KTNV Channel 13. There’s a new face on the anchor desk: Carla Wade, who had previously been a weekend morning anchor at the ABC affiliate in Dallas, recently joined KTNV Channel 13. “Prior to working in Dallas, I was chasing storms in Oklahoma City as a reporter [...]