Thursday, October 6, 2022

Saving Money, Energy Through Home Weatherization

September 13, 2022 by  
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As autumn approaches, now is the best time to plan ahead and prepare your home for the cooler weather. Weatherizing your home is a simple — and sensible — way to reduce your energy bills. ENERGY STAR estimates that you can save up to 20 percent on heating and cooling costs just by insulating and […]

Galaxy Glenn: from the Vegas stage to the pulpit

September 13, 2022 by  
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The legendary Phillis Wheatley likely never imagined, as the first widely-known African-American poet, that poetry would one day be integrated into everyday life as it is today with rap music, daily motivations, and slogans bringing clarity to life.  Las Vegas’ own Glenn Runnells (AKA Galaxy Glenn) embodies that reality of modern life. He is not […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

September 13, 2022 by  
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Take the Stage BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Definition: to become the center of attention; to become the focus of everyone’s attention. Think of any topic in the news today that seeks to address life-changing, lifesaving or how we live our everyday lives. Now, think of how often you listen to conversations and commentaries from co-workers […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Putting in the work

September 13, 2022 by  
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Recognizing Faye Todd & Jackie Brantley BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Although we have not yet arrived at the final destination, there are so many people who deserve recognition for their roles in Las Vegas’ long march toward justice. Two of them are Faye Todd and Jackie Brantley. Todd migrated to Las Vegas in 1964 and […]

Women, Know Your Worth!

September 13, 2022 by  
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BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Should women earn the same or more than men? Absolutely.  Should women be given the same leadership and growth opportunities as their male counterparts? Without a doubt.  I have two daughters, an incredible mom who raised me after the early passing of my father, and […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Understanding gynecologic cancers

September 13, 2022 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Gynecologic cancers affect women’s reproductive organs. The five main types are cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. Here are the basic facts: ● Cervical cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the cervix. ● Ovarian cancer is a cancer that begins in the […]

Employ NV Youth Hub & Teen Zone Opens Inside West Charleston Library

September 13, 2022 by  
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The first full-scale Employ NV Youth Hub and Teen Zone in Southern Nevada officially opened inside the West Charleston Library, located at 6301 W. Charleston Blvd., in August.  At nearly 2,500-square-feet, the hub and teen zone are a partnership between Workforce Connections and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District — and will allow young adults […]

Letter from the Publishers

September 13, 2022 by  
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Our hearts were ringin’ … Do you remember the 21st night of September?” We won’t blame you if the classic Earth, Wind & Fire song rings in your mind all month — but in this edition of Las Vegas Black Image, we’re celebrating another legendary entertainer: Janet Jackson, whose outstanding career has endured for generations […]

PEACE: I’m HERE

September 13, 2022 by  
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Feelings of stress and anxiety can be overwhelming. Thinking about what happened yesterday or may happen tomorrow can remove us from the NOW. Staying in the moment can bring relief from life’s pressures. Take account of what is surrounding you at this very moment — what you see, feel, and touch. Staying in the RIGHT […]

America Is Now A SNAFU Nation | By Louie Overstreet

September 13, 2022 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET If you are unfamiliar with the acronym, ask anyone who has served in the military. Okay, to save you some time, here’s what it means: Situation Normal, All (you know what) Up! (Black Image is a family magazine, so I could not spell out the complete word — but you get my […]

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