Monday, August 15, 2022

Financial advice that I would give to my younger self

June 19, 2022 by  
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BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank 1. Surround yourself with quality people. The character of the company you keep is everything! Seek out people with integrity, then build a strong reputation built on truth and honesty. 2. Ask for advice and mentorship. Seek out and talk to people who have done what you […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | A Historical Mystery

June 19, 2022 by  
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A Historical Mystery BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE I just returned from the ceremony at the Historic Westside Legacy Park. Twenty additional nominees were inducted into the park to honor their contributions to the progress of the Black community. Since my pieces are always on the serious side, I decided to relate a relatively humorous story […]

Join the Library District’s Kelvin Watson & 100 Black Men Las Vegas for Summer Reading Series

June 19, 2022 by  
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BY KELVIN WATSON | Executive Director, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Featuring the award-winning novel “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas, the series will include discussions and free screenings of the film adaptation. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has teamed up with 100 Black Men Las Vegas (100 BMLV) for a summer reading […]

You Know I’m Dad

June 19, 2022 by  
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Black fathers deserve to be celebrated. Every day, African-American men are raising wonderful children, watching over young people in their communities, and setting examples for excellence, generosity, and achievement. We salute these kings and send wishes for an outstanding Fathers Day.

Community Speaks – June 2022

June 19, 2022 by  
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What would you like to see the Clark County School District Do that hasn’t yet been done?  

ROCK SOLID

June 19, 2022 by  
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People everywhere are rallying around Chris Rock for the dignity and grace he has shown in the wake of The Slap. At a moment when we are rightfully concerned about the normalization of violence, Chris Rock’s measured response to being slapped by Will Smith was an act of complete emotional control. He defied stereotypes that […]

Letter from the Publishers

June 19, 2022 by  
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Fathers, freedom, fortitude, and foundations June is a celebratory time of the year. Juneteenth, Father’s Day, graduation season, and Black Music Month all bring joy to our community — and this edition of Las Vegas Black Image puts a spotlight on people, places, and things that deliver wisdom, pride, and rhythmic movement to the culture. […]

Wrong folks for fighting crises | By Louie Overstreet

June 19, 2022 by  
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commit BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Given that America is facing at least six crises, these folks ain’t up to snuff! 1. Crisis of anti-intellectualism, where bigoted school boards members are banning books — reminiscent of Germany in the 1930s. 2. Given the national housing crisis, it is a head-scratcher, why former Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, from my […]

PEACE: Cleansing your soul to make room for the new

June 19, 2022 by  
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It is important to be truthful about feelings, because they are often alarms. Your subconscious might be trying to tell you to wake up! There might be a disturbance within your surroundings that is preparing you for violations of trust, love, and security. Don’t be afraid to confront people or circumstances that threaten your peace. […]

I-11 Virtual Public Meeting

June 14, 2022 by  
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