Thursday, February 29, 2024

Feature

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS: Love’s Cocktail Lounge, and a legacy of excellence on the Historic Westside HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS: Love’s Cocktail Lounge, and a legacy of excellence on the Historic Westside

Claytee D. White BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Today (January 15, 2024), I opened a copy of the Las Vegas Sentinel dated January 14, 1982. This was the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. issue, and on the front page... [Read more]


Taste & Sounds of Soul and Black Image Honors to be held Feb. 23 Taste & Sounds of Soul and Black Image Honors to be held Feb. 23

The 24th Annual Las Vegas Taste & Sounds of Soul/Black Image Honors will take place at the Flamingo Library located at 1401 East Flamingo Rd. on February 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The free event... [Read more]


QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LAMONTE MCLEMORE: ‘There’s a soul-to-soul connection’ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LAMONTE MCLEMORE: ‘There’s a soul-to-soul connection’

LaMonte McLemore  Virtually every Black American of a certain age can conjure the feeling of opening the mailbox to find the newest edition of Jet. And many of those readers would immediately flip... [Read more]


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Conversation

Congressional Black Caucus Welcomes Newest Member

CBC Chairman Horsford swears in new CBC member Gabe Amo. Nevada Congressman and Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Steven Horsford, and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus issued... [Read more]


Anti-Semitic Hate Is Palestine Suicide Anti-Semitic Hate Is Palestine Suicide

BY DARRYL L. FORTSON, M.D.  Hate is its own destroyer. It consumes itself. The hater points a gun at the hated, who is his neighbor. What the hater rarely realizes is that when he or she points... [Read more]


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Community

You Can Change a Child’s Story You Can Change a Child’s Story

BY KEITH E. WINGATE Casa volunteer Keith Wingate and DK Four years ago, my life was transformed when I was sworn in as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer for the Eighth Judicial... [Read more]


YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Finding the Root of your New Year’s Resolutions YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Finding the Root of your New Year’s Resolutions

DR. ELLEN BROWN BY DR. ELLEN BROWN The Root, a publication known for its intense and unapologetic focus on Black culture. has set the stage for what are expected to be hot topics in 2024. Launched... [Read more]


African Americans lagging behind national averages in homeownership African Americans lagging behind national averages in homeownership

By Kimberly Smith The year 2022 witnessed a concerning trend as housing rates plummeted to unprecedented lows for the African-American community. The confluence of escalating interest rates and... [Read more]


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Highlights

Getting Black Doctors and Politicians Together Getting Black Doctors and Politicians Together

BY DARRYL L. FORTSON, M.D.  Getting Black doctors and health professionals together can sometimes be like herding cats, with busy schedules, attendant Black stress, and individual agendas being... [Read more]


PEACE: Your Yesterday is Black History PEACE: Your Yesterday is Black History

BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD We all admire and honor those who have come before us. They deserve honor for the sacrifice and achievements that allow us to live in freedom and enjoy opportunities.  But... [Read more]


PEACE: Be the change in your world PEACE: Be the change in your world

BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD I lean in to place my fingers on the computer keyboard, with total knowledge that I can now create the world I desire to feel in my soul.  We all have an ability... [Read more]


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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup BY STACEY DUGAN Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 cup chopped onions 2 tablespoons chopped fresh garlic 1 medium potato peeled and chopped 1 ½cup... [Read more]


FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Wild Caught King Salmon Cakes and Quinoa Salad FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Wild Caught King Salmon Cakes and Quinoa Salad

Wild Caught King Salmon Cakes and Quinoa Salad Ingredients 1 lb. skinless wild salmon, cut into small chunks 2 green onions, sliced 1/2 tsp. grated orange zest Kosher salt 2 tsp. extra-virgin... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

Under the Glittering Lights

Las Vegas Black Image invites community to free screening of ‘The Book of Clarence’ Actor LaKeith Stanfield as Clarence Las Vegas Black Image Magazine recently held a special screening of “The... [Read more]


Under the Glittering Lights: Usher brings it!

The showroom was already rocking when Usher took the stage for his “My Way” Las Vegas residency show at the Dolby Live Theater inside Park MGM Las Vegas.The house was packed with brothers and... [Read more]


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Extra

KNIGHT MOVES KNIGHT MOVES

Welcome to Black History Month BY CRAIG KNIGHT Greetings Las Vegas community, worldwide listeners, and supporters!  This is the first edition of my new column for Las Vegas Black Image Magazine... [Read more]


Valley Hospice of Nevada puts the ‘patient’ in serving local families

Valley Hospice of Nevada is locally owned and operated. We began helping people in our community in April 2019 with a goal to provide care that addresses symptom management, coordination of care, communication... [Read more]


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