Sunday, July 3, 2022

Feature

Join the Library District’s Kelvin Watson & 100 Black Men Las Vegas for Summer Reading Series Join the Library District’s Kelvin Watson & 100 Black Men Las Vegas for Summer Reading Series

BY KELVIN WATSON | Executive Director, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Featuring the award-winning novel “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas, the series will include discussions and free screenings... [Read more]


You Know I’m Dad You Know I’m Dad

Black fathers deserve to be celebrated. Every day, African-American men are raising wonderful children, watching over young people in their communities, and setting examples for excellence, generosity,... [Read more]


ROCK SOLID ROCK SOLID

People everywhere are rallying around Chris Rock for the dignity and grace he has shown in the wake of The Slap. Chris Rock At a moment when we are rightfully concerned about the normalization of violence,... [Read more]


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Conversation

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation Unveils Black Giving Circle Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation Unveils Black Giving Circle

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation unveiled a new initiative in February 2022 to forge and strengthen relationships between the Southern Nevada Black community and local law... [Read more]


Southwest Gas drives initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion Southwest Gas drives initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion

Southwest Gas drives initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion With June comes the recognition and celebration of Juneteenth — and to commemorate the historic day, Southwest Gas is pulling... [Read more]


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Community

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District kicks off 2022 Summer Challenge Las Vegas-Clark County Library District kicks off 2022 Summer Challenge

Kids, teens and adults can beat summer boredom, win cool prizes with free reading and activities program + coloring contest. Featuring Pulitzer Prize winners Tracy K. Smith and Hilton Als, Grammy-nominated... [Read more]


Freedom Ties Freedom Ties

The organizer of Las Vegas’ signature Juneteenth celebration reflects on the meaning of the holiday, connecting with our community, and the future of activism.  After generations on the periphery... [Read more]


Scary Inflation, Meet Your Match Scary Inflation, Meet Your Match

Scary Inflation, Meet Your Match BY KATIE COLEMAN, Nevada Rural Housing Authority Freaked out by creeping costs? Haunted by rising rents? We hear you! Which is why Home At Last, a program by Nevada Rural... [Read more]


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Highlights

Dear Mommy and Poppy

By Sarah A. Williams I’m sorry you have to see me this way But a bad man killed a lot of us today He just walked into our school With nothing to say And started shooting everybody In a casual way I... [Read more]


Financial advice that I would give to my younger self Financial advice that I would give to my younger self

BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Craig Kirkland 1. Surround yourself with quality people. The character of the company you keep is everything! Seek out people... [Read more]


HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | A Historical Mystery HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | A Historical Mystery

Claytee D. White A Historical Mystery BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE I just returned from the ceremony at the Historic Westside Legacy Park. Twenty additional nominees were inducted into the park to honor 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

Dear Mommy and Poppy

By Sarah A. Williams I’m sorry you have to see me this way But a bad man killed a lot of us today He just walked into our school With nothing to say And started shooting everybody In a casual way I... [Read more]


PEACE: Cleansing your soul to make room for the new PEACE: Cleansing your soul to make room for the new

It is important to be truthful about feelings, because they are often alarms. Your subconscious might be trying to tell you to wake up! There might be a disturbance within your surroundings that is preparing... [Read more]


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