Sunday, July 14, 2024

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 […]


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, 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 […]

Peace through emotional evolution

BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Each one of us is behind the steering wheel of our own emotions. It is not a revelation that emotions are typically attached to our “care” for someone or something. But as we get older, the desire for peace outweighs the need for emotional dependency. That’s why we open other windows to […]

Library District’s FREE and FUN Summer Challenge Reading Program

May 21, 2024 by  
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There’s a new opportunity to beat summer boredom — and win cool prizes from the Golden Knights, Illuminarium, Raising Canes, Pink Box Donuts and more! Plus: sign up early and qualify to win NBA Summer League tickets. Parents and caregivers are looking for solutions this summer, and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has the […]

‘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, […]

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