Sunday, March 26, 2017

‘It’s really about finding balance’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | TRACEE ELLIS-ROSS BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Tracee Ellis Ross is one of the most popular television stars of our time, and she is making history with the hit ABC sitcom “Black-ish.” In January, her role as Dr. Rainbow Johnson enabled the showbiz scion to become the first African-American in more than 30 [...]

16th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul

February 13, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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Historic Vegas

February 13, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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‘Hidden’ No More

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An extraordinary cast puts a new spotlight on three heroines of modern American history. “Hidden Figures” is a lot of things. The story of a trio of black female mathematicians at NASA in the 1960s who were instrumental in America’s initial forays into space, it is history unlocked, box office smash, crowd-pleasing awards season bait. [...]

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 [...]