Thursday, November 23, 2017

‘He was very pro-black’

August 10, 2017 by  
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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | BILL WHITFIELD In the first installment of a two-part interview, bodyguard Bill Whitfield recalls his life protecting Michael Jackson. If Michael Jackson had lived, August 29 would be his 59th birthday. Millions of fans all over the world are still mourning the loss of his physical, spiritual, and artistic presence — […]

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Drake has become a leading voice in hiphop, with the fusion of bravado and sensitivity that has defined his work.

Senior moment

Senior moment

Girls Getaway

Ask any woman: a fun excursion with friends can rejuvenate mind, body, and spirit, and Las Vegas has long been a preferred destination for girlfriends to get away and reconnect. Here, we share memorable photos from some special vacation moments.


Four powerful black actresses star in the comic tale of friends who take a fun journey to New Orleans with outrageous results.

‘Make sure people have what they need’

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS | ERIC J. WILLIAMS The first man to serve as president of the National Black Nurses Association opens up about the impact of his profession. Nearly a half-century after its founding, the National Black Nurses Association has the first male president in its history. Eric J. Williams is the leader of the […]


An important fundraiser for Broadway in the Hood comes to the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

Hudson Giver

Jennifer Hudson is a Grammy-winning singer, Oscar-winning actress, and bestselling author — and still has time to share her talents for a powerful cause.

Standing up for the voiceless

May 15, 2017 by  
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How Ruby Duncan’s decades of activism helped transform life in Las Vegas. Sixty-five years ago, Ruby Duncan followed her aunt and uncle to Las Vegas from the backwoods of Tallulah, Louisiana. The decision wasn’t easy for the 18-year-old, who lost both of her parents by the age of 3: having once picked cotton in a […]