Friday, September 24, 2021

Steady Rollin’

September 15, 2021 by  
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Steady Rollin’ Black women ride together against breast cancer in the 4th Annual Las Vegas Caravan for Mammogram. Las Vegas Black Image Magazine is again hosting the annual Las Vegas Caravan for Mammogram as part of its Diversity & Inclusion Health Initiative. Black women are invited to participate in the fourth annual event — which […]

Top 10 Ways to Get Home At Last

September 15, 2021 by  
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Top 10 Ways to Get Home At Last Home At Last is a program by Nevada Rural Housing and has provided access to affordable credit to more than 10,000 homeowners in rural Nevada. By providing Down Payment Assistance, homeowner tax credits that boost qualifying income, and homebuyer education, we work every day to connect rural […]

Smokey Robinson Honored in Vegas!

September 15, 2021 by  
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The extraordinary Keep Memory Alive organization will honor legendary musicians Smokey Robinson and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds at the 25th Annual Power of Love gala, set for Oct. 16 at Resorts World Las Vegas. Tickets are on sale now at KeepMemoryAlive.org. Considered one of the most prominent events in Las Vegas, Power of Love raises much-needed […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | The story of Lubertha Johnson

August 1, 2021 by  
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The story of Lubertha Johnson BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE In 1943 Lubertha Johnson migrated to Las Vegas to assume a position as the Recreational Director of Carver Park, a WWII housing complex for Black workers at Basic Magnesium Incorporated (BMI). Paul R. Williams, the “architect to the stars,” designed the units and wanted something above […]

Casting Her Spell

Jennifer Hudson mesmerizes in a new biopic about the legendary Queen of Soul. Her songs are firmly ensconced in the canon of American music, and her remarkable voice and larger-than-life personality are forever woven into the fabric of our popular culture. So ever since it was announced that Hollywood was bringing the story of Aretha […]

O Yeah!

Oprah Winfrey’s daily online publication honors Las Vegas icon Anna Bailey. Oprah Daily recently featured longtime local icon Anna Bailey in its “Lift Every Voice” feature, which highlighted extraordinary African-American seniors across the country. Journalism majors at Historically Black Colleges and Universities were given the opportunity to profile the selected seniors, working alongside up-and-coming Black photographers.  […]

Las Vegas Black Image at the Beach

FUNDRAISER EVENT – SEPTEMBER 24-26, 2021

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How Las Vegas’ Black realtors are creating wealth for African-American families. There was a time when African-Americans in Las Vegas had no choice but to live in what is now the Historic Westside community. But the federal Fair Housing Act was enacted in 1968, and a wave of desegregation opened up new possibilities for African-Americans […]

‘Diversity means everybody’

ASKED & ANSWERED: DR. KEITH E. WHITFIELD Entering the stately office of UNLV President Dr. Keith Whitfield feels like walking into history. Named to the post last summer, the prolific scholar and seasoned administrator is the first African-American president in the school’s history — and his powerful story stands as an example of excellence and […]

ALWAYS RIGHT HERE

How Tiffany Haddish is conquering Hollywood   Is anyone really surprised that Tiffany Haddish is being floated as a talk show successor to Ellen Degeneres? She’s not only a bankable movie (“Girls Trip,” “Night School”) and TV (“The Last O.G.”) star, but she’s been sharpening her hosting skills on CBS’ “Kids Say the Darndest Things. Haddish […]

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