Sunday, October 24, 2021

Letter from the Publishers

October 18, 2021 by  
Filed under Community

Wishing you health and wellness Our loyal readers stir deep gratitude in the Las Vegas Black Image family. You are the inspiration for our commitment to confronting negative images with the uplifting stories and photos that are the hallmark of this magazine each month. Thanks to the inimitable singer and her outstanding team, Erykah Badu […]

Library District, RTC to Offer Free Entertainment Options

October 18, 2021 by  
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Library District, RTC to Offer Free Entertainment Options Transit riders in the Las Vegas metropolitan area can now access free movies, ebooks, audiobooks and magazines, thanks to a new partnership between the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. The Library District is bringing the library on board […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | The Fire Inside

October 14, 2021 by  
Filed under Feature

The Fire Inside BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE How James Walker and Monroe Williams began changing the face of the Las Vegas Fire Department. The story of the Black presence in the City of Las Vegas Fire Department begins with James Walker and Monroe Williams. That beginning ends with Dave Washington, who became the first Black […]

Ten Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

October 14, 2021 by  
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Ten Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank If you want your children to become successful and responsible adults, start by teaching them how to make good choices about money. Follow these 10 steps to give your kids a good financial education: 1. Prepare yourself […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Addressing disparities in the impacts of breast cancer

October 14, 2021 by  
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Addressing disparities in the impacts of breast cancer BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN As we acknowledge Breast Cancer Awareness Month for October, it is important to also be aware of health disparities. Black and white women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer at about the same rate, but Black women are 40 […]

Go To The Doctor…Las Vegas Black Image Magazine Community Health Initiative

October 14, 2021 by  
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4th Annual Caravan for Mammogram

October 14, 2021 by  
Filed under Highlights

Also, the 4th Annual Caravan for Mammogram took place in Las Vegas with 103 participantes for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This event targeted black women because all medical studies indicate black women are the first to die from breast cancer.  The ladies gathered with their cars at the Las Vegas All Women’s Care facility to […]

Sound Decisions

October 14, 2021 by  
Filed under Cover Story, Feature

Jayson Sawyer is bringing back live music and changing the game while he’s at it. BY TYRA BELL-HOLLAND Even a year of canceled and postponed live entertainment couldn’t deter JABM founder and CEO Jayson Sawyer, who remains on a trajectory to become a leading force in live music for Las Vegas and throughout California.  The […]

PEACE: We face what comes

October 14, 2021 by  
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The emotional strength of a woman is God’s gift to the world. She holds the tide from threats and disasters. The storm comes when we least expect it, but that rumble within your heart will ignite your armor. Protection is not external. In all reality it is an internal manifestation of one’s will. Your personal […]

Las Vegas Black Image at the Beach

October 14, 2021 by  
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Once again we want to thank Intermountain Healthcare for their support for the Las Vegas Black Image Magazine’s Health Initiative. The health initiative kicked off with our Las Vegas Black Image Magazine’s At the Beach event whereby participants received: Meditation coaching, yoga, hiking, massage therapy and more. Las Vegas Black Image: At the Beach was […]

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