Golden age A vibrant AARP chapter celebrates 25 years in the Las Vegas community by carrying on its mission to empower BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD While basking in the joy of friends, family and food during the holidays, we all become a little more mindful of how quickly time seems to pass. Samuel Wright, president of [...]
UNITED IN PROTEST Las Vegas’ Ethiopian community speaks out against injustice BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD About 100 members of Las Vegas’ proud Ethiopian community gathered recently to demonstrate in front of the downtown federal building. The cause that brought the protesters together was encapsulated on a sign that many were holding aloft: “Stop the Violence Against [...]
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Staying on course For the members of Divas on Course, golf is a path to lasting friendships and athletic achievement BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Golf has been historically dominated by men, but women around the world are breaking down barriers in the game. Among the pioneers: the members of Divas on Course, Nevada’s first golf club [...]
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She burst onto the big screen in the 1997 drama “Eve’s Bayou,” but in the decade-plus since that audacious big-screen debut (actually, if you pay close attention, you’ll notice her very brief cameo in “Friday,” which came two years earlier), Meagan Good has become one of Hollywood’s most recognizable black actresses.
One of today’s most respected and globally recognized television journalists — and the married mother of four children — Soledad O’Brien brings the human experience to life on CNN. She recently granted an exclusive interview to Las Vegas Black Image Magazine, sharing thoughts on her work and following one’s passion.
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.
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 [...]
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.