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Celebrating law enforcement diversity

January 27, 2019 by  
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Celebrating law enforcement diversity The diversity in Las Vegas law enforcement was on full display at the Sheriff’s Protective Association’s annual holiday gala. Among the celebrants: Tia Morris and retired Metro employee Regina Coleman, who is now president of Nevada’s Black Police Association. Said Morris: “Metro Police Department is very diverse. At one time I could tell you how […]

Black Image Community Billboard – January 2019

January 27, 2019 by  
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IN THE KNOW: Raiders are more than a team — they’re a nation

January 27, 2019 by  
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Raiders are more than a team — they’re a nation BY SHERYL THORNTON-BURNHAM Unless you have lived in a city with a strong sports culture, it can be hard to grasp what having “your” team means. Growing up in Los Angeles, the fortunes of the Dodgers, Lakers, Clippers, Rams, and Raiders had significant bearing on our way of life. The win-loss records for storied franchises known by their colors […]

NUBIAN WELLNESS: New Year, New You

January 27, 2019 by  
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New Year, New You BY TIFFANY MAYES EHOLOR New year. New ideas. New budgets. New strategies. New networks. We made it, and we are grateful for moving forward as a people! We are a people who have always stood strong together, no matter what the challenges we face that are systematically meant to divide us as a people. Strength […]

Sacrificing American Values

January 27, 2019 by  
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Sacrificing American Values BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Whether on the altar of expediency or the fire pit of convenience, the aspirational virgin values that have sustained America for well over 200 years are being sacrificed at a rate that exceeds college girls losing their virginity at a Greek fraternity toga party on a Saturday night. Trump’s altar slab of intolerance is supported by the pillars of hate, division, […]

PEACE: Boom! It’s a New Year

January 27, 2019 by  
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  The excitement is in the air each time a new year is upon us. But there is also lingering anxiety about the unknown. We may try to plan out our year, days and hours — but no one really knows what each day will bring. We have faith that our days will be bright and that it will be good. The […]

Cole-Hearted

Cole-Hearted The only thing more impressive than rapper J. Cole’s chart-topping hip-hop dominance? His commitment to the community and causes larger than himself. New Year’s Eve is one of Las Vegas’ biggest nights of the year, and the transition between 2018 and 2019 was no exception — more than 300,000 visitors poured an estimated $403 million into the Nevada economy, delighted […]

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