Monday, October 15, 2018

‘We have to … support each other and strengthen our community’

ASKED & ANSWERED: RICHARD LAWSON The legendary actor shares insight on fatherhood, marriage and family — and what it’s like to be Beyoncé’s stepfather. For more than a half-century, Richard Lawson has starred on stage (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”), screen (“Poltergeist,” “For Colored Girls”) and television (a wealth of credits that include “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd” and “Dynasty”). Today, […]

Tyler-Made Generosity

June 5, 2018 by  
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Calvin and Tina Tyler, Las Vegas residents for 15 years, have become two of the city’s leading philanthropists: they recently created a scholarship endowment at Morgan State University, along with a donation for a new Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall Student Services Building. The couple also gave a generous donation to Las Vegas’ Saint Rose Hospital. Calvin, who is a retired UPS executive (Tina is […]

Under the Glittering Lights

May 14, 2018 by  
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Making Memories The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health recently hosted its annual Keep Memory Alive fundraiser, the 22nd Annual Power of Love Gala, at the MGM Grand Resort. Based in Las Vegas, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health specializes in “keeping memory alive,” and educating and advocating for our community to take action and address modifiable threats to […]

‘This is very difficult work, but we have our ears to the ground’

May 14, 2018 by  
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ASKED & ANSWERED: TOSHIA SHAW ‘This is very difficult work, but we have our ears to the ground’ The Purple W.I.N.G.S (“Women Inspiring Noble Girls Successfully”) organization was founded in 2010 by Toshia Shaw, MBA — an experienced human services professional with vast knowledge and experience working with at-risk youth, battered women, and abused girls. While interning at a local runaway shelter, she noticed […]

Royal Treatment

May 14, 2018 by  
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With a spectacular wedding set for this month, Meghan Markle prepares to make history in the British royal family. On May 19 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, Meghan Markle, 36, will wed 34-yearold Prince Harry of England. The marriage will bring an African-American woman into the innermost sanctum of the British royal family headed by Queen Elizabeth — a turn of […]

‘There is just a void in leadership when it comes to bread-and-butter issues’

April 16, 2018 by  
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CONVERSATION: ALLISON STEPHENS ‘There is just a void in leadership when it comes to bread-and-butter issues’   Women are making a positive impacts on politics across America, and Allison Stephens is throwing her hat into the ring for the congressional seat representing District 4. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Regents and recently spoke with Las Vegas Black Image […]

FIFTY YEARS LATER

April 16, 2018 by  
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It has been a half-century since Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis. How far have we come since then? The date was April 4, 1968. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down on a balcony outside his second-story room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. The civil rights leader was in Tennessee to support a sanitation workers […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2018

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2018

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2018

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2018

17th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul

March 18, 2018 by  
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