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May 5, 2021 by  
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Struggle of the Climb: Funding Disparities for Leaders of Color What do we really know about the nonprofit world? Funding disparities and inequities, exacerbated by the impact of COVID-19, have been festering for years — as significantly less funding has found its way to minority-led and Black-led nonprofits that are uniquely positioned to solve these […]


All Hail The Queen What’s your involvement with making the “Queen of the Arts” a reality for the Historic Westside?  I am a commissioner of Arts for the City of Las Vegas under Ward 5, which includes the Historic Westside. I was the commissioner who proposed that a sign or landmark be placed outside of […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

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Let’s talk about money BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Ask yourself this: is there a day that goes by without a thought or conversation connected to money? Earning, winning, borrowing, losing, sharing, loaning, praying over it, worrying, spending and more. If you don’t interact with the almighty dollar on a daily basis, God bless you — […]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Wild Caught King Salmon Cakes and Quinoa Salad

May 5, 2021 by  
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Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes!


Why Trust the COVID-19 Vaccine?   Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell M.D. answers common questions Why has COVID-19 affected BIPOC communities at a disproportionate rate? The effect COVID-19 has had on the BIPOC community is multifaceted, leading to higher infection rates, hospitalizations, and death. Some of the factors attributed to the disproportional rate of poor outcomes seen […]

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank We all use acronyms in our everyday vernacular to help us simplify and understand complex phrases and terms. But in 2020, one acronym took over our lives in the most difficult and devastating ways — COVID. The unforeseen circumstances of last year […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | The legacy of Q.B. Bush

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The legacy of Q.B. Bush BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Q.B. Bush loved life, his family, the Historic Westside, and the entire City of Las Vegas. A dealer at the famed Moulin Rouge, manager of a few gaming venues on the Westside, among the first Black dealers on the Strip, and the owner of a dealing […]

HEALTH IS THE NEW HAPPY! Essential oils are healing

May 5, 2021 by  
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Essential oils are healing BY TIFFANY McNEELY Essential oils are one of my favorites! It’s almost like having your very own garden in a little jar. Essential oils have so many uses that positively enhance your life. When I first began using them, it was just to change the scent in the room. It was […]

We Honor Vets

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We Honor Vets By Cassandra Cotton, Nathan Adelson Hospice Community Outreach Manager As Memorial Day approaches, it is our privilege to honor those who have served and are no longer with us. There are also those whose journey of life is ending. Veterans are about 14% of Nevada’s population — and they have unique end-of-life […]

Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford speaks out on the conviction of Derek Chauvin

Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford released the following statement regarding the Derek Chauvin trial. Derek Chauvin is a former Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer who was accused of murdering George Floyd on May 25, 2020 and convicted on April 20, 2021 of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.  Today, a jury held George […]

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