Monday, August 15, 2022

Feature

Throne Into It Throne Into It

In “The Woman King,” Viola Davis stars as the leader of a legendary all-female African military powerhouse Viola Davis and John Boyega star in The Woman King. Women have always been at the forefront... [Read more]


Madam President Madam President

Las Vegas is now home to the first Black woman to become president of an NFL team. Sandra Douglass Morgan of the Las Vegas Raiders is being celebrated as the first Black woman to become president of a... [Read more]


Cox Communications and Las Vegas Black Image Honor Southern Nevada Leaders for Juneteenth 2022 Cox Communications and Las Vegas Black Image Honor Southern Nevada Leaders for Juneteenth 2022

Southern Nevada celebrated Juneteenth 2022 with gatherings throughout the city, with people from every community celebrating freedom for Black Americans.  Cox Communications partnered with Las... [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

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

Empower yourself with scholarship dollars BY DR. ELLEN BROWN DR. ELLEN BROWN As chairperson of the Nevada State Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship, I have a message to share: scholarship money can... [Read more]


Find Homework Help Headquarters at Your Neighborhood Library Find Homework Help Headquarters at Your Neighborhood Library

FREE After-School Tutoring and Healthy Meals Keep Kids’ Skills Sharp Students can get a head start on their homework by joining one of the Library District’s FREE Homework Help and tutoring sessions.... [Read more]


It’s Only Gonna Get Worser | By Louie Overstreet It’s Only Gonna Get Worser | By Louie Overstreet

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet The grammatically incorrect title to this column notwithstanding, it accurately reflects my forecast that American democracy is facing a clear and present danger. Heretofore,... [Read more]


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Highlights

Make the grass greener on your side of the fence Make the grass greener on your side of the fence

BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Craig Kirkland There has been a lot of talk about “The Great Resignation” of 2021 — the spike in employees quitting their... [Read more]


HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Understanding Critical Race Theory HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Understanding Critical Race Theory

Claytee D. White Understanding Critical Race Theory BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE What is it? What is all the fuss about? Where did it come from? I can’t always understand what Kimberle Crenshaw and other originators... [Read more]


Southwest Gas makes big investments in employees Southwest Gas makes big investments in employees

Daphne Williams Southwest Gas is committed to attracting and growing the careers of a diverse group of top talent — and offering more than the average 9-to-5 job. Along with other programs aimed... [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: Peace in a Crazy Time PEACE: Peace in a Crazy Time

When all around us is going left and off kilter — it is especially important, as Nipsey Hussle once said, to have all “ten toes on the ground.” Be unshakable in the midst of confused instability,... [Read more]


Up the Hill Up the Hill

How the Las Vegas chapter of Jack & Jill of America Inc. helped lead a regional gathering of young leaders The Far West Region (FWR) of Jack & Jill of America Inc. held its 68th annual Teen Conference... [Read more]


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