Tuesday, July 16, 2024

HEALTHIER YOU: Lupus and Pregnancy

May 28, 2024 by  
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BY DR. MARGUERITE BRATHWAITE OB-GYN A healthy pregnancy with lupus is possible — but lupus raises your risk for certain complications. If you have lupus and are planning to get pregnant, work with your doctor to plan a healthy pregnancy.  Before getting pregnant, talk with your doctor about your plans at least three to six […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Why We Vote

May 27, 2024 by  
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BY DR. ELLEN BROWN The 2020 presidential election set the record for the highest voter turnout in 120 years, and the highest record for mail-in voting. That is nearly two-thirds of eligible voters, according to Newsweek.com. The Black vote increased nearly 5%, registering a total of 65.2% — which placed Black voters second in voter […]

Contract Player

BLACK EXCELLENCE: MARILYN F. BOOKER Marilyn F. Booker is founder, president and CEO of OPPSWell, the premier B2B platform where enterprise buyers can engage directly with small and large business suppliers. She launched her startup app, which can be found at oppswell.com, in February of this year.  Booker has close to 30 years of Wall […]

KNIGHT MOVES | May the beauty of this month be with you all

May 27, 2024 by  
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BY CRAIG KNIGHT Wow, it’s already May! Mayday, mayday: 2024 is moving too fast and turning out to be very hectic!  April showers bring May flowers, and kicking it off is Cinco de Mayo — a yearly celebration held on May 5 to commemorate Mexico’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in […]

Legacy living: Building generational wealth for Black families with real estate

May 27, 2024 by  
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By Kimberly Smith As the housing market in Nevada maintains its stability, it’s an opportune time for African-American buyers to explore homeownership. Despite economic challenges, assistance programs and opportunities for closing cost coverage can make the dream of owning a home a reality.  In the second quarter, Nevada boasts a diverse array of properties catering […]

Jesus Christ: The Father of Affordable Health Care

May 27, 2024 by  
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BY DARRYL L. FORTSON, M.D.  If you step back from the New Testament of the Bible and look at it from a distance, it becomes clear that the central manifestation of Christ’s mission during his three-year ministry was access to quality health care. Over and over, Jesus bore witness to His power and intrinsic mercy […]

‘We needed a hero like Joe Louis’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: JOYCE BARROW HENDERSON Legendary boxer Joe Louis will be honored May 17 with a proclamation presented by Clark County Commissioner William McCurdy. It is a well-deserved honor: the Brown Bomber’s professional accomplishments and activist commitment to the Black community gave strength to scores of African-Americans, who were looking for socioeconomic advancement while […]

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHERS: Show us a hero

May 27, 2024 by  
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Las Vegas Black Image has always showcased the best of Black America — and this month, our cover story celebrates Joe Louis, one of the most transcendent heroes of the 20th century. On the eve of a special honor for the history-making and barrier-breaking fighter, we sat down for an exclusive interview with his daughter, […]

LET’S GO TO THE DOCTOR | Care for Black men’s skin

May 27, 2024 by  
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BY CLIFFORD L. WILLIAMS Black men have beautiful skin — whether it’s a dark chocolate complexion, a caramel delight, or a light cream color. It’s all pleasing to the eye.  According to BlackDoctor.org, African-American skin has larger melanosomes (cells that determine skin color), and the melanosomes contain more of the pigment melanin than those found […]

Religion Is Marching Us In The Wrong Direction

May 27, 2024 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET You may need the salt shaker nearby — for a grain may not be nearly enough for you to take with the contents of this piece.  I am well aware that the two best ways to lose friends is to discuss politics and religion. Since I harp on politics ad nauseum, this […]

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