Monday, May 17, 2021

Letter from the Publishers

May 5, 2021 by  
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The power in wisdom, justice and representation We begin this month with a very Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms holding families together — and going beyond the call to make sure loved ones are safe, happy, and healthy. In this May edition of Las Vegas Black Image, our neighbors share words that […]

Lives And What Else Is America Betting? | By Louie Overstreet

May 5, 2021 by  
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Lives And What Else Is America Betting? BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Throughout its history, America has exhibited an unfortunate willingness to bet lives in order to block progress. The cost of this bet has been in the lives of young white men fighting a civil war and men and women of color dying as victims of […]

PEACE: Exhale …

May 5, 2021 by  
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These are challenging times, and the trauma of the past year sometimes prompts us to rush back to norms we have grown accustomed to being part of our lives. Take a breath. Move in slower motion, and take time to reflect and think about your next step or the option to stay still. We all […]

LIVING LIFE ‘WITHOUT REMORSE’

Michael B. Jordan and Lauren London join forces in a new thriller. Michael B. Jordan is doing it all.  He produces and stars in the new movie “Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse,” and is highly-regarded as an industry leader bringing social change to Hollywood through art and philanthropy. The critically-acclaimed actor was named one of Time’s […]

The Meeting

April 7, 2021 by  
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The Meeting Here’s what happened when a soon-to-be doctor learned that Vice President Kamala Harris was stopping in Las Vegas and wanted to chat. BY PAUL HARASIM Lauren Hollified, set to graduate from the UNLV School of Medicine in May, learned on a Friday that on the following Monday she would be talking to Kamala Harris […]

Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas

April 7, 2021 by  
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Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas Thanks to a generous gift of $25,000 from Cox Communications to The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, teens and young adults in west Las Vegas now have the opportunity for hands-on learning at the new Cox Innovation Lab at the Strong Future Technology Center on the […]

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Delicious Berkshire Ham

April 7, 2021 by  
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Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes!

ICONS-IN-CLASS

April 7, 2021 by  
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‘I want to keep inspiring people all over the world’ Las Vegas Black Image is thrilled to return Icons-in-Class — a celebration of our children in their own voices, showcasing their positive pursuits — to the pages of the magazine. We were inspired by a Facebook post by Shannon Toston Brown:  “Children are so creative and […]

Empowering Equity at End of Life

April 7, 2021 by  
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Empowering Equity at End of Life By Cassandra Cotton Healthcare inequalities are often discussed, but there is no one-size-fits-all healthcare inequity, nor a blanket solution — especially with regard to end-of-life care. From economic inequality to cultural or social inequalities, half the battle is identifying the major issues and finding ways to address them. Often, […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Charles Kellar and the 1971 Consent Decree

April 7, 2021 by  
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Charles Kellar and the 1971 Consent Decree A consent decree is an order issued by a court that expresses a voluntary agreement by the participants in a lawsuit. In 1971, a consent decree alleged a series of violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Strip hotels and labor unions signed it […]

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