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What is Hospice Care?

March 16, 2021 by  
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What is Hospice Care? By Cassandra Cotton Simply put, hospice is specialized care provided at the end of life to help manage pain and symptoms. As the largest, oldest and only nonprofit hospice in Southern Nevada, Nathan Adelson Hospice has been providing the Las Vegas community with comprehensive and compassionate end-of-life care for over 40 […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | In the Key of life

March 16, 2021 by  
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In the Key of life In 1928, Alice Key completed high school in Riverside, California and enrolled in UCLA. Her morning routine included stopping at a Beverly Hills location for coffee. One day, Alice invited a friend to coffee with her. The friend was told by the establishment that she could not sit at the […]

The ABCs of Homebuying

March 16, 2021 by  
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The ABCs of Homebuying BY KATIE COLEMAN, NEVADA RURAL HOUSING AUTHORITY If you have any experience in the housing market or homebuying process, you’ll know that we LOVE acronyms. APR, FHA, DTI, PMI, LTV — looks like that alphabet soup we were served as kids, right? We’ll leave those definitions to you and your Googling […]

African Americans in Banking: Craig Kirkland

African Americans in Banking: Craig Kirkland A trailblazer in Nevada’s financial industry, Craig Kirkland holds a senior leadership position at Nevada State Bank as the Executive Vice President and Director of Retail Banking, overseeing its branch network throughout the state. This Vegas-born local grew up on the historic Westside of town in a predominantly Black […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

March 16, 2021 by  
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Democracy Prevails…What’s Next? BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Are you PROACTIVE? Enterprising, energetic, take-charge, making it happen motivated, driven, judicious, foreseeing, engaged. DOING. Or are you REACTIVE? Responsive, sympathetic, receptive, reactive, listening, understanding. PREPARING. As you can see, both are significant and incredibly important in the development and carrying out of action for change. The year […]

HEALTHIER YOU: What is endometriosis?

March 16, 2021 by  
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What is endometriosis? BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Endometriosis is a hormonal and immune system disease in which tissue (endometrium) similar to the inside lining of the uterus is also found in other areas of the body. It develops into growths that cause pain, bleeding, formation of scar tissue and other medical problems. The symptoms […]

Beating The Odds

Beating The Odds Tiger Woods’ latest setback illuminates the story of a legendary athlete who’s mastered the art of the comeback. Tiger Woods is one of the most iconic athletes in American history. He’s experienced some of life’s steepest challenges on the golf course and off — and has always found a way to be […]

HEALTH IS THE NEW HAPPY! Water is alive

March 16, 2021 by  
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Water is alive BY TIFFANY McNEELY Growing up, I was a juice and soda drinker. I can remember opening up my lunchbox and looking forward to drinking my Capri Sun every day! Water was something I would drink at school if I was in class and got thirsty or was sick. It was not until […]

Letter from the Publishers

March 16, 2021 by  
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Letter from the Publishers We want to thank all of you for supporting Las Vegas Black Image Magazine — Nevada’s largest Black-owned and distributed magazine for the last 14 years. Our March 2021 issue celebrates the career and successes of Tiger Woods. It was very shocking to learn of his recent car accident in California, […]

The Divided States Of America Can’t Stand! | By Louie Overstreet

March 16, 2021 by  
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The Divided States Of America Can’t Stand! BY LOUIE OVERSTREET God bless President Biden and Vice President Harris — but it is naive and hopeless for them to believe bipartisanship is achievable in the dog-eat-dog, everybody-and-their-mothers-for-themselves atmosphere in our nation’s capital. Four years ago, when America’s condition was not nearly as dire, I noted four […]

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