Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Memories of historic black Las Vegas

February 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Feature

Las Vegas Black Image recently asked two respected community leaders to reflect on the evolution of historic black Las Vegas.

RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON: The Moulin Rouge goes Hollywood!

August 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Cover Story

When the telephone rings for my scheduled interview with Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the voice on the other end is out of breath. Coming from a man as busy as the actor/writer/producer, the breathlessness is not entirely unexpected. For the moment, however, the cause is purely and immediately physiological: He has just alighted a New York City […]

Shelly Berkley: Congresswoman makes her impact felt

August 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Feature

In Las Vegas, like all other communities, there is a running dialogue on those who “do” and others who “don’t.”

Angel Qualls

July 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Feature

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 […]

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reflects on the integration of Las Vegas

February 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Community

United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reflects on this historic time in our country. Said Reid, “During this Black History Month, we commemorate Dr. James McMillan, Woodrow Wilson, Clarence Ray and all those who integrated Las Vegas and make it a great place to live, work and visit. “In the 1940s and 1950s, black […]