Thursday, October 6, 2022

Feature

ACES HIGH ACES HIGH

Las Vegas’ beloved home team excites and inspires the city by capturing the WNBA championship. Fan adrenaline is still pumping after the Las Vegas Aces — our city’s amazing WNBA team —... [Read more]


Galaxy Glenn: from the Vegas stage to the pulpit Galaxy Glenn: from the Vegas stage to the pulpit

Glenn Runnells, also known as Galaxy Glenn The legendary Phillis Wheatley likely never imagined, as the first widely-known African-American poet, that poetry would one day be integrated into everyday... [Read more]


Employ NV Youth Hub & Teen Zone Opens Inside West Charleston Library Employ NV Youth Hub & Teen Zone Opens Inside West Charleston Library

Library District Executive Director Kelvin Watson and Congressman Steve Horsford attend the grand opening of the Youth Employment Hub at West Charleston Library. The first full-scale Employ NV Youth... [Read more]


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Conversation

Oral Health in the Black Community Oral Health in the Black Community

For Liberty Dental Plan, the lives and oral health of the Black community matter. Many don’t realize that poor oral health can lead to a loss of productivity. Children and adults can miss time from... [Read more]


Building DEI from the ground up at Southwest Gas Building DEI from the ground up at Southwest Gas

Southwest Gas’ Sharon Braddy McKoy and Courtney Moore  Companies nationwide are experiencing a cultural shift in the wake of movements like Black Lives Matter and the expectations of employees and... [Read more]


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Community

Letter from the Publishers Letter from the Publishers

Legends of the Fall Autumn is now in full swing and October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a moment when Americans are asked to reflect on the importance of staying vigilant about preventative steps... [Read more]


This Generation’s Task: Save Democracy | By Louie Overstreet This Generation’s Task: Save Democracy | By Louie Overstreet

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet The generation before mine, America’s greatest generation, are dying off at the rate of 600 a day. They were tasked with saving the world from tyranny and they completed... [Read more]


YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

Take the Stage BY DR. ELLEN BROWN DR. ELLEN BROWN Definition: to become the center of attention; to become the focus of everyone’s attention. Think of any topic in the news today that seeks to address... [Read more]


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Highlights

PEACE: Life is to be LIVED! PEACE: Life is to be LIVED!

We all are walking through lives that are either foisted upon us or come from our individual souls. The life that is given is the gift. What we do with it depends solely on the choices we make. The wish... [Read more]


Saving Money, Energy Through Home Weatherization Saving Money, Energy Through Home Weatherization

As autumn approaches, now is the best time to plan ahead and prepare your home for the cooler weather. Weatherizing your home is a simple — and sensible — way to reduce your energy bills. ENERGY STAR... [Read more]


HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Putting in the work HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Putting in the work

Claytee D. White Recognizing Faye Todd & Jackie Brantley BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Although we have not yet arrived at the final destination, there are so many people who deserve recognition for their... [Read more]


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Food

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]


FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Delicious Berkshire Ham FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Delicious Berkshire Ham

Delicious Berkshire Ham Prep Time: 3 hours and 25 minutes (active: 15 minutes) Servings: 8 to 10 minutes, depending on weight Ingredients 10 to 12-pound bone-in Berkshire smoked ham 1- 1/2 cups... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

Under the Glittering Lights: Rick Ross’ ‘Auld Lang Syne’

Music legend Rick Ross kicked off the New Year with a countdown to midnight at Drai’s Nightclub — the luxurious rooftop located right in the center of the Las Vegas Strip. Ross counted down with the... [Read more]


Under the Glittering Lights Under the Glittering Lights

Urban Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Local Entrepreneurs The Urban Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 2021 Green Tie Awards — celebrating impactful individuals and corporations within the Las Vegas... [Read more]


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Extra

PEACE: Life is to be LIVED! PEACE: Life is to be LIVED!

We all are walking through lives that are either foisted upon us or come from our individual souls. The life that is given is the gift. What we do with it depends solely on the choices we make. The wish... [Read more]


PEACE: I’m HERE PEACE: I’m HERE

Feelings of stress and anxiety can be overwhelming. Thinking about what happened yesterday or may happen tomorrow can remove us from the NOW. Staying in the moment can bring relief from life’s pressures.... [Read more]


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