Saturday, June 22, 2024

Feature

‘We needed a hero like Joe Louis’ ‘We needed a hero like Joe Louis’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: JOYCE BARROW HENDERSON Joe Louis Legendary boxer Joe Louis will be honored May 17 with a proclamation presented by Clark County Commissioner William McCurdy. It is a well-deserved... [Read more]


‘Follies’ Good Time ‘Follies’ Good Time

More than a half-century after arriving on Broadway, a legendary production marks its Las Vegas premiere FOLLIES full cast The “FOLLIES” will have six performances April 11-14 2024 at the Access... [Read more]


Golden Knights Celebrate Black History Month Golden Knights Celebrate Black History Month

The Vegas Golden Knights held a series of events in February to celebrate Black History Month, highlighted by their Black History Knight game on Tuesday, February 20. Although the VGK dropped that contest... [Read more]


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Conversation

Contract Player Contract Player

BLACK EXCELLENCE: MARILYN F. BOOKER Marilyn Booker, CEO and founder of OPPSWell Marilyn F. Booker is founder, president and CEO of OPPSWell, the premier B2B platform where enterprise buyers can engage... [Read more]


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]


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Community

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Why We Vote YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Why We Vote

DR. ELLEN BROWN BY DR. ELLEN BROWN The 2020 presidential election set the record for the highest voter turnout in 120 years, and the highest record for mail-in voting. That is nearly two-thirds of... [Read more]


Legacy living: Building generational wealth for Black families with real estate Legacy living: Building generational wealth for Black families with real estate

By Kimberly Smith As the housing market in Nevada maintains its stability, it’s an opportune time for African-American buyers to explore homeownership. Despite economic challenges, assistance... [Read more]


LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHERS: Show us a hero LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHERS: Show us a hero

Charles Tureaud and Kimberly Bailey Tureaud Las Vegas Black Image has always showcased the best of Black America — and this month, our cover story celebrates Joe Louis, one of the most transcendent... [Read more]


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Highlights

Jesus Christ: The Father of Affordable Health Care Jesus Christ: The Father of Affordable Health Care

BY DARRYL L. FORTSON, M.D.  If you step back from the New Testament of the Bible and look at it from a distance, it becomes clear that the central manifestation of Christ’s mission during his... [Read more]


Peace through emotional evolution Peace through emotional evolution

BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Each one of us is behind the steering wheel of our own emotions. It is not a revelation that emotions are typically attached to our “care” for someone or something.... [Read more]


PEACE: The Pull Up

BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Yes, that day, I was feeling really bad, Ms. Celie. But you helped me.” This line in “The Color Purple” speaks volumes about sisterhood and the woman-to-woman connection... [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

‘Follies’ Good Time ‘Follies’ Good Time

More than a half-century after arriving on Broadway, a legendary production marks its Las Vegas premiere FOLLIES full cast The “FOLLIES” will have six performances April 11-14 2024 at the Access... [Read more]


Right This Way Right This Way

One of the biggest names in pop shows how to Usher in a new era of Las Vegas entertainment Photos by Bellamy Brewster Las Vegas was lit up bright on Super Bowl weekend — as luminaries from... [Read more]


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Extra

KNIGHT MOVES | May the beauty of this month be with you all KNIGHT MOVES | May the beauty of this month be with you all

BY CRAIG KNIGHT Wow, it’s already May! Mayday, mayday: 2024 is moving too fast and turning out to be very hectic!  April showers bring May flowers, and kicking it off is Cinco de Mayo —... [Read more]


KNIGHT MOVES | April, may it be a delightful month KNIGHT MOVES | April, may it be a delightful month

BY CRAIG KNIGHT What a hectic month April is already turning out to be! It brings springtime, tax season, the start of the second quarter, April showers (though we’ve got more than our fair share),... [Read more]


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