Sunday, September 24, 2017

Give Her Some Space

September 10, 2017 by  
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UNLV senior Amber Alexis Turner is rock-solid at NASA Amber Alexis Turner looks forward to graduating from UNLV next year with a degree in geology. The Las Vegas native — and Army reservist — comes from a strong family of college graduates, and her scientific brilliance has delivered unique opportunities: an internship at UNLV’s High Pressure Science Engineering Center, under the guidance of Dr. […]

‘I was always … with him’

September 10, 2017 by  
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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | BILL WHITFIELD In the second installment of a two-part interview, bodyguard Bill Whitfield recalls his life protecting Michael Jackson. How did Michael feel about some of the social issues affecting the black community? Well, I know based on his own personal experience with law enforcement he hated cops. I think that came from his personal […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Good Health: It’s your move

September 10, 2017 by  
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PEACE: Receive the Love

September 10, 2017 by  
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  We are all guilty of tunnel vision — being in our own space and head too much, and focusing on day-today priorities that cause us to lose sight of the big picture. One piece of that bigger picture is the peace and love that we all need to thrive and live our best lives. But if we truly open our hearts, […]

Why She Soars

August 13, 2017 by  
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Dr. Ellen W. Brown reflects on the achievements of Dr. Paulette C. Walker, 25th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She reads, sews, is mom to two sons, and grandma to 12. She serves on the Trustee Board of Mount Olive AME Church in Tampa, Florida, and her list of community and professional […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Girl Health Power!

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You are your own peace

August 13, 2017 by  
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Others’ lack of confidence will lead them to bring you down when your greatness is realized. It can be associates, friends and even family members who will try to negatively affect you because your iconic greatness is uncovered. Yes: the biggest threat is when you come to know and control your own magnificence. Your realization […]

Making a way for the Queen of Soul

BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Detroit’s Music Weekend was monumental this year: the Queen of Soul had a hometown street named in her honor, as crowds flocked to be among the first to walk Aretha Franklin Way — and enjoy a complimentary, 100-minute concert by the woman herself. The spectacular show on the Madison Central Stage included […]

HEALTHIER YOU: What to expect when it’s time to push ‘pause’

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Engaging Our Community Through Education

BY EVA MARTIN It has been such an honor to serve as a McDonald’s owner-operator for many years. And one of the greatest privileges is working with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas, and awarding scholarships to our young people. In 2017, the scholarship program awarded $250 to over 900 graduating seniors […]