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Letter from the Publishers

April 30, 2023 by  
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Mother of all editions We love this time of year, when Americans pause to honor and give thanks to God’s greatest gift: our mothers. We offer wishes for a very happy Mother’s Day — and please know that we sincerely appreciate everything you do for families, communities, and humanity. In that spirit, this month’s cover […]

‘You can always come home’

April 30, 2023 by  
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Remembering the motherly wisdom of Dr. Maya Angelou, as told to Oprah Winfrey.Remembering the motherly wisdom of Dr. Maya Angelou, as told to Oprah Winfrey. We are celebrating Mother’s Day this month, and this issue of Black Image honors women in the Silver State who have committed themselves to raising the next generation of our […]

Mentally, This Where America At! | By Louie Overstreet

April 30, 2023 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET I cannot recall America’s mental health being in this bad of shape. People are suffering with untreated psychological problems that are harmful to themselves, and others suffer with problems that are harmful to society. All have access to guns used to kill themselves or to commit mass murders. Sadly, these mental states […]

PEACE: Step into escape

April 30, 2023 by  
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The days come and go. Time waits for no one. Daily routines can make you feel like life is closing in. And then it’s time to go to sleep, and the habitual routines continue. It is important to feel the peace you dream of — by stepping into your days with intention and spontaneous moments […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Infertility

April 5, 2023 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommends annual chlamydia and gonorrhea screening of all sexually active women younger than 25 years — as well older women with risk factors. Such factors include having new or multiple sex partners, or a sex partner who has a sexually transmitted infection. […]

Tribal Word Meanings Ain’t The Same | By Louie Overstreet

April 5, 2023 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET It is obvious that there are different calls-to-action when people — depending on tribal or political perspective — hear words like “big lie,” “social media,” “weaponizing,” “woke,” and the current bogeyman, “critical race theory.” When different tribes have alternate definitions for words, then they can use their decoder rings to determine what […]

Letter from the Publishers

April 5, 2023 by  
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Spring, Forward Spring is in the air, and this issue of Las Vegas Black Image is again centered on words by — and visuals of — people who are dedicated to making our city wonderful. It is all made possible by our supportive advertisers, who continue demonstrating an unshakable belief in the uplift and progress […]

PEACE: Knocked Down, But Not OUT!

April 5, 2023 by  
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Things come down upon us at different times throughout our life journey. The good is always embraced — and often taken for granted. But you can be left feeling crushed when the rain comes and brings unexplained pain or tragedy. The numbness that makes you float through days of pain can be unbearable, and sometimes […]

BeyStrong

April 5, 2023 by  
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Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour arrives in Las Vegas on August 26, but her BeyGOOD initiative makes a difference in the community year-round. Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour 2023 is produced by Parkwood Entertainment and promoted by Live Nation — and kicks off May 10, 2023, at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The tour will also make […]

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