Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Answering a higher call

BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Jerushia McDonald is proud to have grown up in Las Vegas in the 1960s and the ‘70s, with a cherished family heritage of strength, courage and beauty. She has enjoyed a front-row seat to the transformation of her community, having borne witness to everything from civil rights protests to the modern struggle for [...]

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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With August set aside as Breastfeeding Awareness Month, it is a good time for an honest dialogue on this very important topic.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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It is always “Hot in July.” But if you are pregnant it is essential that your body is properly hydrated with at least eight glasses of water a day. How you treat your body can have a tremendous effect on a fetus.

Making the wrong kind of history

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, the wrong kind of primary election history was made here in Clark County. The voter turnout of 15.8 percent, the second-lowest ever. Only the primary election of 2008, where only 14.8 percent of the eligible voters bothered to go to the polls.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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For men, emotions can run wild when a significant other reveals she is carrying a child. Fatherhood begins the moment it is announced, ushering in a lifelong partnership that begins with the shared experience of a pregnancy.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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As we move toward the traditional prom season, with it comes the need to have what is an often uncomfortable but necessary conversation with young people.
That conversation is about safe sex. Rites of passage like prom are a reminder that our children are at the onset of adulthood. They must understand that this moment comes with a responsibility to protect their health and future.

HAVING A BALL, FOR A CAUSE

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s 11th Annual Emerald Ball boosts education in Las Vegas.

Good Friday Jam Session

On April 18, Pat Pennington presents a Good Friday old-school jam session at Ebenezer COGIC, 1072 W. Bartlett Ave. in Las Vegas. Information: (866) 697-3188 ext. 101 or 105.

Black To Life… For A Healthier You

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As we move toward the traditional prom season, with it comes the need to have what is an often uncomfortable but necessary conversation with young people.
That conversation is about safe sex. Rites of passage like prom are a reminder that our children are at the onset of adulthood. They must understand that this moment comes with a responsibility to protect their health and future.

National Autism Awareness Month

In the month of April, motivational speaker Les Brown (left), Gabriel Gibson (center) and Terri Greathouse Gibson urge everyone to step up the fight against autism.