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Celebrate Black History Month with the Library District

February 26, 2023 by  
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Experiences for all ages, from gallery exhibits, lectures, performances and crafts to movies, music and more! To commemorate Black History Month, the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is offering a variety of free events and programs for kids, teens, and adults. “Black History Month gives us the opportunity to discover new voices and perspectives, and […]

Stretch Sanders celebrates birthday with honors for Las Vegas community

February 26, 2023 by  
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The Urban Lounge was abuzz with activity as Stretch Sanders hosted his birthday celebration and annual community awards. Among those recognized for their relentless contributions to the community: Ms. Anna Bailey, 96, who is nationally renowned for artistic and business achievements that played a key role in the making of modern Las Vegas.  

Community Speaks – February 2023

February 26, 2023 by  
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What is your personal Black history moment?  

ABC’s ‘Soul of a Nation’ puts spotlight on Anna Bailey

February 26, 2023 by  
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On February 1, ABC network is showcasing a special series called “Soul of a Nation,” featuring Black entertainers such as: Usher, Ne-Yo, Smokey Robinson, comedian Luenell. It also features a special interview with Las Vegas’ own Anna Bailey. The special will showcase today’s Black entertainers while giving an historic look at figures like Sammy Davis […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – February 2023

February 26, 2023 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2019

HEALTHIER YOU: Ten tips for preventing infections before and after pregnancy

February 26, 2023 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN Some infections that occur before and during pregnancy can be harmful to a woman and the child she is carrying. These infections can cause serious illness, birth defects, and lifelong disabilities such as hearing loss or learning problems. Here are 10 tips to help prevent infections before and during pregnancy: […]

Treasured scenes from Las Vegas’ rich Black history

February 26, 2023 by  
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In honor of a month dedicated to celebrating the history and achievements of African-Americans, Las Vegas Black Image Magazine is opening the vault with a selection of extraordinary images from our exclusive archive of historic photographs.

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

February 26, 2023 by  
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The 100: Creating generational change, and a word about pronouns BY DR. ELLEN BROWN The country is entering the 23rd year of the millennium. So, 23 years in, what is new? What has changed? What has stayed the same? With all of these questions in the air, one answer has remained clear: power still reigns […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Las Vegas’ African-American Timeline: 1960-2014

February 26, 2023 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Our months-long examination of the African-American experience and presence in the Las Vegas Valley concludes with this installment — a timeline tracing events from a major desegregation milestone to a long-overdue achievement that was finally reached well into the 21st century. 1960: The Moulin Rouge Agreement was reached on March 26, […]

Putting a lens on Historic Black Las Vegas

February 26, 2023 by  
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Clinton Wright and his camera had a front row seat to pivotal moments in our city’s storied African-American history. It was 1959 when young Clinton Wright came to Las Vegas, a young college graduate following his family’s move from Arkansas to Nevada. Similar to many Black people who migrated from the Deep South to Las […]

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