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PEACE: Stay in the moment

April 7, 2021 by  
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Life moves so fast and sometimes we are eager to keep up or race past it. When our stride moves at a fast pace, we leave something behind or forgotten in our souls. Those forgotten moments are precious for our peace, when time stands still and you can notice the springtime hummingbird buzzing at the […]

The ABCs of Homebuying

March 16, 2021 by  
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The ABCs of Homebuying BY KATIE COLEMAN, NEVADA RURAL HOUSING AUTHORITY If you have any experience in the housing market or homebuying process, you’ll know that we LOVE acronyms. APR, FHA, DTI, PMI, LTV — looks like that alphabet soup we were served as kids, right? We’ll leave those definitions to you and your Googling […]

HEALTH IS THE NEW HAPPY! Water is alive

March 16, 2021 by  
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Water is alive BY TIFFANY McNEELY Growing up, I was a juice and soda drinker. I can remember opening up my lunchbox and looking forward to drinking my Capri Sun every day! Water was something I would drink at school if I was in class and got thirsty or was sick. It was not until […]

PEACE: Refusing to respond to the ‘Gaze’

March 16, 2021 by  
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Toni Morrison often spoke about the “white gaze,” and how many Black people live to satisfy the invisible approval of the majority — even doing so unconsciously in order to be accepted and assimilated within society. She explained how people need to live in such a way that the voice of any oppressor is silent […]

Strike Force

Strike Force BY CLAYTEE WHITE How Hattie Canty became one of America’s most powerful and revered labor leaders. In 1990, Hattie Canty won the presidency of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, the most powerful labor organization in the city of Las Vegas — maybe the entire United States. She led with compassion and courage […]

HEALTH IS THE NEW HAPPY! Life is but a dream

February 15, 2021 by  
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Life is but a dream BY TIFFANY McNEELY “Life is but a dream.” This catchphrase has so much meaning to me now that I am older. Do you ever notice that life goes by so fast? You have goals and plans in life and notice that your nights are filled with dreams about these goals […]

PEACE: The One Constant

February 8, 2021 by  
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Life is ever changing. In the midst of it all, there is peace in becoming one with yourself — because at the end, you only have you. We are the sum of our experiences and the people who surround us. Our history marks the path we travel, and it is important to know ourselves in […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | KEIDI OBI AWADU

‘If we don’t change or transform, our fate as Black people is sealed’ Keidi Obi Awadu has authored his 38th book, “Fade to Black: The Passing of a Great Race.” Awadu describes himself as a “scientific futurist of African heritage in the world today. My focus is to manage nation building because Africans need to […]

HEALTH IS THE NEW HAPPY! New Year, New Mindset

January 21, 2021 by  
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New Year, New Mindset BY TIFFANY McNEELY It’s finally 2021! Give yourself a break and a hug! This pandemic caught us all by surprise. If you were like many of us, your mind may have felt like it was going crazy. I know I felt like I was out of my mind at first. A […]

PEACE: Continuing the Legacy

January 21, 2021 by  
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So many are passing on before us. Those who paved the way for us to stand firm and continue the good fight for positive change. Yes, someone was there before — whether you know or not. But you best believe someone was there making the imprint so that you might be able to develop your […]

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