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Anti-Semitic Hate Is Palestine Suicide

November 13, 2023 by  
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BY DARRYL L. FORTSON, M.D.  Hate is its own destroyer. It consumes itself. The hater points a gun at the hated, who is his neighbor. What the hater rarely realizes is that when he or she points the gun at his or her neighbor, they are pointing the gun at their own head. When they […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | George Simmons / The Golden West Shopping Center / Joseph Agosto

November 13, 2023 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE In September, I attended the homegoing service of George Simmons and discovered that he was the architect who designed the Golden West Shopping Center! I should have remembered because I interviewed Simmons many years ago. When I looked back at the interview, I discovered he did not mention the shopping center […]

Valley Hospice of Nevada puts the ‘patient’ in serving local families

November 13, 2023 by  
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Valley Hospice of Nevada is locally owned and operated. We began helping people in our community in April 2019 with a goal to provide care that addresses symptom management, coordination of care, communication and decision making, clarification of goals of care, and quality of life. To do that, we have an interdisciplinary team of professionals […]

SILENT CORNER | Remembering R.J.

November 13, 2023 by  
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This is a story about my son.  My name is Renard Green, the father of Renard Jr., or RJ, born March 21, 2008. My son was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia about two weeks after his birth — and from that time, we have battled the physical and mental ailments that come with the disease.  […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Family Health History when planning for a baby!

November 13, 2023 by  
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BY DR. MARGUERITE BRATHWAITE OB-GYN I am so excited about providing you with these regular “Healthier You” editorials each month. My good friend and colleague, Dr. Annette Mayes, has done wonderful writing and I am so proud to now continue her contribution upon her retirement.  If you are thinking about having a baby? Or, if […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Empowering, supporting Black women in business

Empowering, supporting Black women in business BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Those are the traits displayed by the businesswomen featured in the inaugural edition of the Black Women-Owned Business Directory. The vision and brainchild of Las Vegas businesswoman Rondalyn Mcclintock, the directory was created to connect local Vegas-based businesses run by African-American women to a broader […]

Fighting injustice in the real estate industry

November 13, 2023 by  
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Las Vegas real estate broker Kimberly Smith has spent decades creating opportunities for Black homebuyers — and she has a lot to share about the state of the industry. By Kimberly Smith As an African-American real estate broker now celebrating 20 years in the industry, I have enjoyed a front-row seat to the Black American […]

Leaping Giant

November 13, 2023 by  
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Jamie Foxx rises to the occasion in “The Burial,” which tells the real-life story of legendary attorney Willie E. Gary. Speculation swirling around Jamie Foxx’s health has been one of the most closely-watched celebrity stories of the year. Thankfully, the Academy Award-winning star of “Ray,” “Django Unchained,” and the classic 1990s sketch comedy series “In […]

The Kids’ Man

November 13, 2023 by  
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Keith Bowen’s Art & Educational Technical Institute is making a huge difference for young people in the Historic Westside. Keith Bowen is known throughout the Historic Westside as the CEO and founder of the Bully Busters organization — spending years working with young people to combat bullying in Clark County schools. To grow the impact […]

Giving Thanks Is Harder Nowadays

November 13, 2023 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Looking back over my life during this month of Thanksgiving, I can only conclude it is harder now to find things to be thankful for nowadays than it was back in the day.  Our family of five moved to Cleveland in September 1942, I was less than a year old. I learned, […]

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