Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Blacks on Las Vegas television

September 6, 2011 by  
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Past and present talent reflect on the history of African Americans on local TV

Revolutionizing the African-American image

August 9, 2010 by  
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As the founder and former chief executive officer of Burrell Communications, Advertising Hall of Fame inductee Tom Burrell is widely credited with revolutionizing the image of African-Americans on television and changing the face of marketing in America.

Hospital exec shares the facts about STROKES

August 9, 2010 by  
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About 800,000 Americans suffer from strokes each year. African-Americans are about 1 1/2 times more likely to suffer from strokes than whites. Still, strokes do not discriminate by race, gender or age.

SARANN KNIGHT PREDDY: Activist puts her mark on Nevada

August 9, 2010 by  
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As a businesswoman and activist, Sarann Knight Preddy has made her mark on Nevada in a variety of ways.

Charles Tureaud Celebrates

During the late 1700s and early 1800s, Hawaii was sparsely populated. Many people of African ancestry came to Hawaii aboard merchant and whaling ships.

Scholastic Achievers

July 1, 2010 by  
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West Prep High School’s scholastic achievers D’Andre Young GPA: 3.8 “Through my journey and high school days, my mother has always been there for me. She has been a mother, father, friend and counselor. I could not have made it this far without the good in her. I would like to thank her for putting […]

Taraji Henson

From the time she first lit up the big screen in John Singleton’s 2001 drama “Baby Boy,” Taraji Henson has been recognized as one of Hollywood’s most talented up-and-coming actresses. Nearly a decade later, audiences still respond to the role of the fiery girlfriend, Yvette; during last year’s BET Awards, Henson received some of the night’s loudest cheers when co-star Tyrese Gibson joined her to re-enact one of their intense lovers’ quarrels.

Black to Life…For a Healthier You

July 1, 2010 by  
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A native of Detroit, Dr. Timothy Wilson is making history as the first African-American pediatric dentist in Nevada.

Angel Qualls

July 1, 2010 by  
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Miss Black Nevada to compete for national crown Angel Qualls was crowned Miss Black Nevada USA last November and will be in Maryland in August to compete in the national Miss Black USA Pageant. A Chicago native, Qualls came to Las Vegas in search of new opportunities after a lack of money left her unable […]

Michael Speaks

July 1, 2010 by  
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The son of a preacher, Speaks’ first experience performing for audiences was in the gospel choir. However, after a short time — and at a young age — he decided to plant his own flag as an entertainer.