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December 16, 2021 by  
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‘I consider Malcolm X to be an American hero’ Abdur-Rahman Muhammad is an independent scholar based in Washington, D.C. He is a historian, journalist, writer, and activist — widely regarded as one of the most respected authorities on the life and legacy of civil rights-era leader Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). Muhammad received his education at […]

Under the Glittering Lights

Urban Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Local Entrepreneurs The Urban Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 2021 Green Tie Awards — celebrating impactful individuals and corporations within the Las Vegas Valley. More than 400 guests attended the spectacular event held at the Park MGM.  

Celebrating Seniors and Veterans

December 15, 2021 by  
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Las Vegas Black Image Magazine launched a “Diversity and Inclusion Health Initiative” in the months of September, October and November — and was proud to host a Celebration of Seniors and Veterans Health Symposium at the Doolittle Active Adult Senior Center. The theme throughout the health initiative was, “Go to the Doctor!” Lead sponsors included […]

Letter from the Publishers

December 12, 2021 by  
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Holiday Cheer(s) When the holidays roll around each year, we can’t help but to hear the echoes of “This Christmas,” the yuletide classic popularized by the legendary Donny Hathaway: “Hang all the mistletoe / I’m gonna get to know you better …” As we enter our 14th year of publishing, we are so grateful for […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Answering a common question about Pap tests

December 12, 2021 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Are Pap tests still needed after removal of the uterus (hysterectomy)?” I am often asked this question by women who have had hysterectomies if they should have their annual Pap smear test even if they no longer have a uterus. I often tell them: “It depends.” A Pap test is […]

Yes, Virginia, It Used To Be True | By Louie Overstreet

December 12, 2021 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Please allow me to guess what Francis Church’s advice would be today, compared to that he gave to 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon back in 1897. For much of the third millennium, Santa has been the victim of physical abuse. The police arrested him, because they thought he was a pimp dressed in a […]

PEACE: You Good?

December 12, 2021 by  
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We are in the season of giving, but we can’t forget about ourselves. Every now and then we should stop and say, “Hey YOU!” Be the voice that reminds yourself how wonderful you are and to wake up your intention to take care of yourself. It could be a silent walk, going to get your […]

Can’t stop her reign

December 12, 2021 by  
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Beyoncé has been a global superstar for a generation, and she continues to climb higher into the stratosphere. As the years go by, we are still captivated by Beyoncé’s every move. To put it plainly, she has become the standard of excellence in entertainment. According to Forbes, her estimated fortune is $440 million — and […]