Thursday, February 22, 2024

Taste & Sounds of Soul and Black Image Honors to be held Feb. 23

February 8, 2024 by  
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The 24th Annual Las Vegas Taste & Sounds of Soul/Black Image Honors will take place at the Flamingo Library located at 1401 East Flamingo Rd. on February 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The free event will be full of entertainment, food, and people whose achievements will be celebrated.  The Las Vegas Black Image […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LAMONTE MCLEMORE: ‘There’s a soul-to-soul connection’

February 8, 2024 by  
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Virtually every Black American of a certain age can conjure the feeling of opening the mailbox to find the newest edition of Jet. And many of those readers would immediately flip the magazine to “Beauty of The Week”: a full-page spread featuring photographs of gorgeous, bathing suit-clad Black women from all over the country, accompanied […]

“Life-changing” $16 Minimum Wage Goes into Effect for 13,000 Nevada Home Care Workers Following Years of Strong Union Advocacy

January 23, 2024 by  
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After pay had stagnated at around $11 an hour for over a decade, the new minimum wage  will help solve the workforce shortage crisis so Nevada’s rapidly-aging population and people with disabilities get quality care Las Vegas, NV — 13,000 Nevada home care workers’ lives are beginning to change dramatically as they start to see […]

Under the Glittering Lights

Las Vegas Black Image invites community to free screening of ‘The Book of Clarence’ Las Vegas Black Image Magazine recently held a special screening of “The Book of Clarence.” Many attended and enjoyed their first look at the movie starring Oscar-nominated actor LaKeith Stanfield.  From the visionary filmmaker Jeymes Samuel, “The Book of Clarence” is […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | DR. KHALILAH ALI CAMACHO 

January 14, 2024 by  
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I try to show … the way to forgiveness’  Whenever someone says “The Greatest,” our minds turn immediately to Muhammad Ali. His impact on American history — inside the ring and out — has been well-documented in countless books, feature films and documentaries over the years. But those accounts aren’t normally given by those closest to […]

How Black Violin Merged Hip-Hop And Classical To Revolutionize String Music

January 14, 2024 by  
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Kev Marcus still remembers the “genius moment” with his high school orchestra that set him on a path to musical revolution.  Marcus discovered how to program the melody of Busta Rhymes’ “Gimme Some More” onto his flip phone — and his classmates enjoyed it so much, he transcribed the song for the whole orchestra to […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS: Tragedy on campus brings home an important message

January 14, 2024 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE A few days ago on December 6, 2023, four people died in a shooting on campus at our university.  It hurt my heart, and it called my division to action in a giving, compassionate way. One of my colleagues had the idea to bring all students in our immediate area into […]

PEACE: You are an ocean

January 14, 2024 by  
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BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD How often do you visit a beach? Do you gaze at the vast size of the ocean, or does your attention begin and end at the ripple in the wave that washes up to the shore and hits your feet?  All open waters stir emotions, but it is necessary to admire the […]

Shifting the real estate landscape

January 14, 2024 by  
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Las Vegas real estate broker Kimberly Smith on how a monumental ruling could affect homebuyers in America. By Kimberly Smith In a recent court ruling, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and two co-defendants were held accountable under US antitrust laws in the case of Burnettjor Sizer Vs. NAR et al. The trial, which lasted […]

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHERS: Looking ahead to an extraordinary 2024

January 14, 2024 by  
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Happy Kwanzaa! Happy new year! We hope that your year will be filled with peace, love, and prosperity.  Las Vegas Black Image Magazine has been published since 2008, and it’s been more than an honor to bring this Black owned and operated publication for you the community to enjoy. We again thank our executive publishing […]

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