Monday, January 24, 2022

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Honoring a Legacy

January 22, 2022 by  
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Honoring a Legacy BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE The Historic Westside Legacy Park opened to the public on December 4. It is a glorious, sacred place: holding the history of a group of people who began to migrate here before 1870. As we walk through this space, we recognize that we are never alone. We are […]

Community enjoys the Grand Opening of the Historic Westside Legacy Park

January 22, 2022 by  
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Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Las Vegas City Councilman Cedric Crear, Clark County Commissioner William McCurdy II and other officials recently dedicated the new $3.2 million Historic Westside Legacy Park located at 1600 Mount Mariah Drive in the Historic Westside. The park is a partnership between the City of Las Vegas and Clark County, and is a […]

Remembering Senator Harry Reid —1939-2021

January 22, 2022 by  
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Las Vegas Black Image Magazine would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Senator Harry Reid, who died on December 28 and will be greatly missed by so many people here in the Silver State and across the world. We will always be grateful for the support and love he […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | ABDUR-RAHMAN MUHAMMAD

December 16, 2021 by  
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‘I consider Malcolm X to be an American hero’ Abdur-Rahman Muhammad is an independent scholar based in Washington, D.C. He is a historian, journalist, writer, and activist — widely regarded as one of the most respected authorities on the life and legacy of civil rights-era leader Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). Muhammad received his education at […]

Celebrating Seniors and Veterans

December 15, 2021 by  
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Las Vegas Black Image Magazine launched a “Diversity and Inclusion Health Initiative” in the months of September, October and November — and was proud to host a Celebration of Seniors and Veterans Health Symposium at the Doolittle Active Adult Senior Center. The theme throughout the health initiative was, “Go to the Doctor!” Lead sponsors included […]

Can’t stop her reign

December 12, 2021 by  
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Beyoncé has been a global superstar for a generation, and she continues to climb higher into the stratosphere. As the years go by, we are still captivated by Beyoncé’s every move. To put it plainly, she has become the standard of excellence in entertainment. According to Forbes, her estimated fortune is $440 million — and […]

To health with it

November 6, 2021 by  
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Las Vegas Black Image, Intermountain Healthcare, and Doolittle Senior Center join forces to deliver resources for seniors in communities of color with a landmark event on November 10. Charles Tureaud and Kimberly Bailey Tureaud have a keen understanding of how raising awareness can help us meet the most pressing challenges. And when it comes to […]

Under the Glittering Lights

November 6, 2021 by  
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Stars shine for 25th Annual Power of Love Gala The Keep Memory Alive gala recently had celebrities Demi Lovato, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., Smokey Robinson, Bruno Mars, Babyface, and Jordin Sparks along with others at their 25th gala held at Resorts World Las Vegas.  Lovato, recipient of an MTV Video Music Award, ALMA […]

Excellence Personified

November 6, 2021 by  
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The passing of Colin Powell reminds us why role models are so powerful in our lives. There was a day when role models were not very difficult to find in the world at large. While these examples remain in abundance within our families and communities, there is a growing sense that the values of character, […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | The Fire Inside

October 14, 2021 by  
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The Fire Inside BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE How James Walker and Monroe Williams began changing the face of the Las Vegas Fire Department. The story of the Black presence in the City of Las Vegas Fire Department begins with James Walker and Monroe Williams. That beginning ends with Dave Washington, who became the first Black […]

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