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Las Vegas is ready for some football

July 14, 2018 by  
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BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Las Vegas is poised to become America’s next football mecca. The $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat NFL stadium now being built is creating extraordinary opportunities for minorities and women in construction, vendors, tourism, and more as the city prepares to officially welcome the Raiders in 2020. And the team already has a local superfan: Sheryl Burnham, a Las Vegas resident who worked with the Raiders when the team was […]


July 14, 2018 by  
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A Real Safety Net for Our Kids BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER In the wake of the school shootings occurring nationally, we must come to understand that real safety includes the psychological security of knowing that others care, others will notice, and others will respond. Kids need the safety of knowing that others care when they are hurting and believe there is no way out; the […]

Black Image Community Billboard – July 2018

July 14, 2018 by  
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Stars BET on it

Awards show spectacular celebrates the superstars who define pop culture. The 2018 BET Awards — which includes the BET Experience extravaganza — were recently hosted at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Hosted by Jamie Foxx, presenters and performers included: T.I., Kevin Hart, Jason Mitchell, Nicki Minaj, Migos, Janelle Monae, and Ella Mai. The BET Awards recognize artists, entertainers, and athletes in a number […]

A Mother’s Love

July 14, 2018 by  
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I called my mother during my lunchtime and asked her to please press my hair — something she hasn’t done for me since I was a little girl. I went to my mother yesterday because I needed something familiar — a safe place. I needed her hands on me. I needed to be reminded that although I am growing in a different […]

If You’re A Senior Like Me, Then It’s No On 3!

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET My opposition is based on two factors: 1) It doesn’t rise to the level of amending the Nevada Constitution; and 2) it will very likely cause rate increases. The latter is the last thing we need in Nevada, given the cost to cool homes and businesses in the summer. Ballot Question 3, if approved, would dismantle Nevada’s existing electricity system — one of the most […]

PEACE: Stay the Course

  The experiences and encounters in our personal lives are a sign that the road we travel is ever-changing. The evolution of the universe exposes the truth we must face: the real and sometimes unpleasant reality that our lives will always change, and the only safe route is to stay the course. Routines give us peace. The routine of knowing that unconditional love […]