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HONORS SOCIETY

February 22, 2022 by  
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Las Vegas Black Image celebrates a roll call of people and organizations that are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in Southern Nevada and beyond. Las Vegas Black Image Magazine hosted the 22nd Annual Las Vegas Taste & Sounds of Soul & LV Black Image Honors at the Echelon Events Center in Town Square. The sold-out […]

Making Black History Now

February 21, 2022 by  
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Cox Communications is one of the most impactful companies in our region, and it invests in the values of inclusion and diversity in our workforce, supply chain, and broader community. The company is celebrating Black History Month by honoring Southern Nevadans who each have a long history of making a difference in our community. Honorees […]

In Fraud, Don’t Trust

February 21, 2022 by  
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By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Beware of those who would take advantage of our fears in a desperate bid to separate us from our money. Our shared humanity makes it natural to trust and believe in others. However, it’s important to remember that a small percentage of people want to […]

A Deeper Understanding of Integrity

February 21, 2022 by  
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What is the purpose of integrity? Why is this word used so often by our leaders of yesterday and today? I grew up with people telling me that integrity was defined as “consistency of principle when no one is looking.” While this is true, I believe that this definition only explains a portion of this […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | The Biltmore and Rochester

February 21, 2022 by  
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The Biltmore and Rochester BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Before the Moulin Rouge there was the Nevada Biltmore at the corner of Main and Bonanza. The Moulin Rouge was upscale — it could rival any property on the Strip in its 1955 heyday, and was for all intents and purposes located in the Black community. Known […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

February 21, 2022 by  
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Be informed! BY DR. ELLEN BROWN It is now 2022. This is a very important year for political choices and decisions. What is so much more important in 2022 than it was in 2021, 0r 2020? The complexity of the choices and decisions. We are facing a force of politically charged messages coming at us […]

PEACE: Persevere!

February 10, 2022 by  
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The command of the Universe and that of our ancestors is one of perseverance. WE CAN NEVER GIVE UP! Our being is one that keeps going toward the path ordained for us by God. Sometimes we just get in our own way and interrupt the process required to achieve personal greatness. The breath of life […]

Letter from the Publishers

February 10, 2022 by  
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Celebrating Black history now Black History Month is always a special time for this magazine, and we are blessed to once again celebrate our community. This year’s edition zeroes in on Black history now — Nevada icons who are making positive impacts in our community today. We are proud to showcase the many faces representing […]

Why Knowing Our History Is Important | By Louie Overstreet

February 10, 2022 by  
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commit BY LOUIE OVERSTREET For far too many of us, all we know about our history is that February is Black History Month and was started by Dr. Carter Woodson (1875-1950), Harvard Ph.D. graduate class of 1912. He is the father of black history and it started off as a weeklong celebration of “’Negro” history […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Preventing infection during pregnancy

February 10, 2022 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Some infections before and during pregnancy can hurt both you and your developing fetus. They can cause serious illness, birth defects, and lifelong disabilities, such as hearing loss or learning problems. Here are some tips to help prevent infections before and during pregnancy … Protect yourself from Zika virus Zika […]

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