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The Meeting

April 7, 2021 by  
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The Meeting Here’s what happened when a soon-to-be doctor learned that Vice President Kamala Harris was stopping in Las Vegas and wanted to chat. BY PAUL HARASIM Lauren Hollified, set to graduate from the UNLV School of Medicine in May, learned on a Friday that on the following Monday she would be talking to Kamala Harris […]

Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas

April 7, 2021 by  
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Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas Thanks to a generous gift of $25,000 from Cox Communications to The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, teens and young adults in west Las Vegas now have the opportunity for hands-on learning at the new Cox Innovation Lab at the Strong Future Technology Center on the […]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Delicious Berkshire Ham

April 7, 2021 by  
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Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes!

ICONS-IN-CLASS

April 7, 2021 by  
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‘I want to keep inspiring people all over the world’ Las Vegas Black Image is thrilled to return Icons-in-Class — a celebration of our children in their own voices, showcasing their positive pursuits — to the pages of the magazine. We were inspired by a Facebook post by Shannon Toston Brown:  “Children are so creative and […]

Empowering Equity at End of Life

April 7, 2021 by  
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Empowering Equity at End of Life By Cassandra Cotton Healthcare inequalities are often discussed, but there is no one-size-fits-all healthcare inequity, nor a blanket solution — especially with regard to end-of-life care. From economic inequality to cultural or social inequalities, half the battle is identifying the major issues and finding ways to address them. Often, […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Charles Kellar and the 1971 Consent Decree

April 7, 2021 by  
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Charles Kellar and the 1971 Consent Decree A consent decree is an order issued by a court that expresses a voluntary agreement by the participants in a lawsuit. In 1971, a consent decree alleged a series of violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Strip hotels and labor unions signed it […]

HEALTH IS THE NEW HAPPY! Am I going crazy or nah?

April 7, 2021 by  
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Am I going crazy or nah? BY TIFFANY McNEELY How many times have you felt like you were going “crazy” or someone used that word to describe you? The term has such a stigma — but with mental illness diagnoses on the rise, more people are becoming sensitive to the people around them. We could […]

‘Generational wealth is very important’

April 7, 2021 by  
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‘Generational wealth is very important’ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: BERNARD MOORE | PAMELA RICHARDSON History teaches us that Black people are descended from kings and queens in Africa. Dr. Bernard Moore is one who has made ancestral search a big part of his life, and it has resulted in fascinating findings about his great, great, great […]

Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished Creating a future of equity, diversity, and inclusion through innovation and technology There are many treasures in Las Vegas and one most valued notable will soon be retiring from her post: Dr. Barbee Oakes, Chief Diversity Officer for UNLV. Often described as a guru of diversity, equity and inclusion, Oakes has spent four […]

Library District Executive Director Kelvin Watson Wins Award for Innovative Leadership

Library District Executive Director Kelvin Watson Wins Award for Innovative Leadership Creating a future of equity, diversity, and inclusion through innovation and technology Kelvin Watson believes in the transformative power of libraries for the communities that they serve, and this is the vision that he brings to his role as the new Executive Director of […]

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