Thursday, December 13, 2018

Forward Progress: Caravan for Mammogram

September 6, 2018 by  
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  The 1st Annual Caravan for Mammogram aims to raise breast cancer awareness — and the importance of early detection — among black women. On Oct. 6, Las Vegas Black Image Magazine will host the 1st Annual Caravan for Mammogram to raise breast cancer awareness among African-American women. The Caravan for Mammogram event will bring women together to decorate their cars in […]

SPIKE, STILL SHARP

As he prepares to release another unflinching examination of American race relations, Kimberly Bailey-Tureaud recalls special moments in a legendary director’s career. Whenever a new movie by master filmmaker Spike Lee is released into theaters, the memories come flooding back. I was in my third year at Spelman College when Lee — a Morehouse man — asked me to help […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2018

August 15, 2018 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2018

Black Image Community Billboard – July 2018

July 14, 2018 by  
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Stars BET on it

Awards show spectacular celebrates the superstars who define pop culture. The 2018 BET Awards — which includes the BET Experience extravaganza — were recently hosted at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Hosted by Jamie Foxx, presenters and performers included: T.I., Kevin Hart, Jason Mitchell, Nicki Minaj, Migos, Janelle Monae, and Ella Mai. The BET Awards recognize artists, entertainers, and athletes in a number […]

Celebrating Fathers

June 5, 2018 by  
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On this Father’s Day, our fathers are to be celebrated for the love and guidance they give. Their contributions have built legacies for us to uphold and build upon — and we honor them all that they mean in our lives.

‘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 […]