Saturday, April 20, 2024

‘Follies’ Good Time

More than a half-century after arriving on Broadway, a legendary production marks its Las Vegas premiere The “FOLLIES” will have six performances April 11-14 2024 at the Access Showrooms at Aliante Casino & Hotel.  With a mammoth cast and crew of over 80 talented professionals, FOLLIES will include a mind-blowing collection of 45 dazzling performers, […]

Beyond The Divide

April 20, 2024 by  
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By Kimberly Smith African-Americans in the United States exhibit the lowest homeownership rates nationwide, highlighting significant economic disparities within the community. Homeownership plays a crucial role in building generational wealth, and the disparities observed may underscore broader socioeconomic challenges faced by African-Americans.  Comparatively, homeownership rates among other racial and ethnic groups illustrate varying degrees of […]

Helping families achieve dreams of higher education

April 20, 2024 by  
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BLACK EXCELLENCE: DR. TYA R. MATHIS-COLEMAN Dr. Tya R. Mathis-Coleman currently serves as Deputy Treasurer overseeing the College Savings Division of the State Treasurer’s Office. Responsible for helping Nevadans plan, save, and pay for post-secondary education, Dr. Mathis-Coleman is proud to work for an organization with the same values as her own. Believing in the […]

KNIGHT MOVES | April, may it be a delightful month

April 20, 2024 by  
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BY CRAIG KNIGHT What a hectic month April is already turning out to be! It brings springtime, tax season, the start of the second quarter, April showers (though we’ve got more than our fair share), allergy season (ah-choo! God bless you), even the culmination of March Madness. Thrilling!  We also celebrate a few awareness months […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Self-Empowerment: A Journey You Want to Explore

April 20, 2024 by  
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BY DR. ELLEN BROWN In today’s world, there are many external influences dictating how we perceive our future. Self-empowerment is a force that can serve as a beacon of light to guide us toward a path of true goal achievement, confidence and happiness.  Self-empowerment leads us to the goals we seek — which may include […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Putting a focus on Black maternal health

April 20, 2024 by  
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BY DR. MARGUERITE BRATHWAITE OB-GYN Black Maternal Health Week is recognized each year from April 11-17, bringing attention and action to improving the health of Black mothers.  Each year in the United States, hundreds of people die during pregnancy or in the year after. Thousands more have unexpected outcomes of labor and delivery with serious […]

Library District Breaks Ground on New 40,000 square-foot West Las Vegas Library

March 25, 2024 by  
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State-of-the-art library doubles the size of the existing branch, and will serve as a new hub for literacy, learning, and community.  The West Las Vegas Library has served as a community anchor to the Historic Westside for 50 years. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District announced that the West Las Vegas Library’s role in the community […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Living with endometriosis 

March 25, 2024 by  
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BY DR. MARGUERITE BRATHWAITE OB-GYN March is Endometriosis Awareness Month.  Endometriosis is when tissue like the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. It may affect more than 11% of American women between 15 and 44. It is especially common among women in their 30s and 40s, and may make it harder to […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | The love story of Medgar and Myrlie Evers

March 25, 2024 by  
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BY DR. ELLEN BROWN EVERYTHING! That is what love has to do with it.  MSNBC personality Joy-Ann Reid came to Las Vegas on Feb. 17 for a discussion of her bestseller “Medgar and Myrlie” — a powerful, true love story set against the backdrop of s tumultuous, dangerous time for Black America.  Reid was the […]

Fostering Hope: Court Appointed Special Advocates Volunteers Making A Difference

March 25, 2024 by  
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By Dr. Lisa Morris-Hibbler In a world where hardships are commonplace, one of the most tragic facts is the existence of kids who wind up in the foster care system. These young people are already dealing with difficulties that most adults would find incomprehensible, and now they have to endure the turbulent trip through the […]

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