Saturday, April 20, 2024

Cox awards $35,000 in diversity scholarships to 10 graduating seniors

April 30, 2023 by  
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Over the past decade, Cox Las Vegas has presented $350,000 in scholarships to college-bound high school seniors in Clark County as part of its annual Cox Diversity Scholarship program, including $35,000 to 10 members of the Class of 2023. The scholarships are $3,500 each and awarded in partnership with the Public Education Foundation and Southern […]

Now Enrolling! Library District’s Career Online High School Program Helps Build Skills and Launch Career Growth for Adult Learners

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Free admission now available for qualified applicants through funding provided by United Way of Southern Nevada. To escape an unhealthy family situation, 16-year-old Amber dropped out of high school and began working to support herself. Later, as a single mom, she became increasingly frustrated at being passed over time again for better-paying jobs because she […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

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Healing Souls With The DJ: A Centerpiece Of Music Culture BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Music is said to be medicine for the soul. With every significant life event, memories are almost always entwined with music. Once the sounds are created and released to the universe, a healing element goes to work. It turns, twists, re-creates, […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

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Lead And They Will Follow: 7 Lessons On Persuasion & Power BY DR. ELLEN BROWN It has been said, “If you lead, they will follow.” This statement implies that people are looking for someone to show them the way to go or what decisions to make. It may not be true in all circumstances — […]

Great Scott! Southwest Gas helps beautify North Las Vegas campus

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More than 100 Southwest Gas volunteers helped beautify Jesse D. Scott Elementary School in early April by installing a sensory and butterfly garden, planting more than 80 trees and plants around the campus, and spreading 38 tons of landscape rock. The beautification project is the result of a $25,000 donation to the Title I school […]

SILENT CORNER: Helping others as a ‘survivor of loss by suicide’

April 30, 2023 by  
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By Marcel Roston Statistics show that about 25% of African-Americans seek mental health treatment, compared to 40% of white Americans. Unequal access to health care is one major contributor to this disparity — but fortunately, many are finding their way back to a life of happiness and purpose. Las Vegas Black Image Magazine will be […]

SILENT CORNER: Surviving Mental Health Crisis

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There is a mental health crisis in the Black community. Statistics show that about 25% of African-Americans seek mental health treatment, compared to 40% of white Americans. Unequal access to health care is one major contributor to this disparity — but fortunately, many are finding their way back to a life of happiness and purpose. […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Pregnancy and lupus

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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN In recognition of Lupus Awareness Month, I want to focus on those who are pregnant or wish to become pregnant while living with this autoimmune disease. When someone has lupus, their body attacks its own cells and organs — including skin, joints, heart, lungs, blood, kidneys, and brain — because […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Blacks in Virginia City – Part 2

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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE There is no Black-owned hotel in Nevada today. But in the mid-1800s, there was one in Virginia City. George D. Cottle owned the successful Virginia City Union Hotel and fought to establish civil rights and equality for Black residents. William A.G. Brown, another Black business owner, was identified in 2003 when […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Blacks in Virginia City

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How Dr. W.H.C. Stephenson helped change the course of Nevada history BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE When I decided to write about some of the earliest Blacks in the state of Nevada, I searched Google to locate the UNR archeological dig that offered proof of Black participation in the town that served the Comstock. Of course, […]

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