Tuesday, March 26, 2019

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: TOMMY BRANCH

March 19, 2019 by  
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‘Once I got the main ingredient, I was off to the races’ How a Las Vegas businessman is cashing in with a twist on legalized cannabis. Nevada has joined states across the country with the legalization of recreational marijuana. These new laws have given rise to a bevy of cannabis companies that offer products for one’s pleasure or medical needs. Now, […]

Dead Serious

Dead Serious Is Tyler Perry ready to put a beloved character to rest? Director, actor, and screenwriter Tyler Perry is releasing the final Madea movie, “A Madea Family Funeral.” Over the course of 10 movies the matriarchal character has gone to jail, hid out in the witness protection program, battled zombies, confronted the KKK, decked the halls and dealt with every conceivable size and […]

18th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul

February 12, 2019 by  
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: MO’NIQUE

February 12, 2019 by  
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‘This is who I am, unapologetically’ Las Vegas has historically been a haven for comedy greats: legends like Redd Foxx, Slappy White, George Kirby, and Richard Pryor all wowed audiences in the entertainment capital of the world. Now, another name is being added to that illustrious list: Academy Award winner Mo’Nique, who is making history […]

Recollections of a ‘Westside Slugger’

February 12, 2019 by  
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Recollections of a ‘Westside Slugger’ Joe Neal reflects on a life spent fighting for equal representation for African-Americans in Nevada. To many people in the Las Vegas area, Joe Neal will always be known as “The Senator.” After serving nearly three decades in the Nevada Legislature, he is widely-regarded as an iconic voice of the […]

Community Speaks

January 28, 2019 by  
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What will you do differently in 2019?

ASKED & ANSWERED: GAILE FERGUSON

January 27, 2019 by  
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‘Black people everywhere are trying to get back to community’ Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Kanak Temple and Valley of the Kings. Many people have thoughts of […]

Cole-Hearted

Cole-Hearted The only thing more impressive than rapper J. Cole’s chart-topping hip-hop dominance? His commitment to the community and causes larger than himself. New Year’s Eve is one of Las Vegas’ biggest nights of the year, and the transition between 2018 and 2019 was no exception — more than 300,000 visitors poured an estimated $403 million into the Nevada economy, delighted […]

Know You Got Soul

December 18, 2018 by  
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Top stars gathered in Vegas for a Faith-ful celebration of the best in black music. Black Entertainment Television recently held the Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Celebrating the best in soul, R&B and hiphop — while highlighting both legends and breakout stars — the show did not disappoint. A signature moment of this […]

FoodieNation!

November 19, 2018 by  
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The 13th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest’s FoodieNation will take over the Fremont Street Experience on November 17-18. Las Vegas Black Image Magazine is excited to once again bring the 13th Annual Las Vegas Culture Fest’s FoodieNation 2018 to the Fremont Street Experience, on November 17-18. Over 20,000 people are expected to be part of this historic celebration of […]