Sunday, November 28, 2021

Under the Glittering Lights

November 6, 2021 by  
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Stars shine for 25th Annual Power of Love Gala The Keep Memory Alive gala recently had celebrities Demi Lovato, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., Smokey Robinson, Bruno Mars, Babyface, and Jordin Sparks along with others at their 25th gala held at Resorts World Las Vegas.  Lovato, recipient of an MTV Video Music Award, ALMA […]

America The Beautiful Has Grown Ugly | By Louie Overstreet

November 6, 2021 by  
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BY LOUIE OVERSTREET In my entire life, I cannot remember being filled with such despair or suffering from an alarming sense that things will not be better in the future. My generation experienced discrimination on an industrial scale, the civil rights movement, riots (Glenville Shootout in Cleveland in 1968 was only five blocks from Chuck […]

PEACE: Water: A Love Story!

November 6, 2021 by  
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Water, I love the way you make me feel. You quench my thirst with coolness that engulfs my body and clears obstructions from the passages that give me life. You fill me with refreshment when dryness tries to stop movement and growth. You nourish my physical being and give my locks their long silky dance. […]

Excellence Personified

November 6, 2021 by  
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The passing of Colin Powell reminds us why role models are so powerful in our lives. There was a day when role models were not very difficult to find in the world at large. While these examples remain in abundance within our families and communities, there is a growing sense that the values of character, […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Women and Diabetes

November 6, 2021 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN In November, our minds turn to our traditional menus for a Thanksgiving feast. We give thanks for all the blessings bestowed upon us. As women, we might be undecided about whether to serve the grand meal with recipes that remind you of grandma’s cooking or those recipes that will be […]

Letter from the Publishers

November 6, 2021 by  
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Giving Thanks The holidays are approaching, and we have to give thanks to you — our loyal Las Vegas Black Image readers and supporters. We have been publishing this magazine since 2008, with a cover dedicated to the newly-elected President Obama and his family. We are grateful to our executive publishing team and all our […]

Letter from the Publishers

October 18, 2021 by  
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Wishing you health and wellness Our loyal readers stir deep gratitude in the Las Vegas Black Image family. You are the inspiration for our commitment to confronting negative images with the uplifting stories and photos that are the hallmark of this magazine each month. Thanks to the inimitable singer and her outstanding team, Erykah Badu […]

Library District, RTC to Offer Free Entertainment Options

October 18, 2021 by  
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Library District, RTC to Offer Free Entertainment Options Transit riders in the Las Vegas metropolitan area can now access free movies, ebooks, audiobooks and magazines, thanks to a new partnership between the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. The Library District is bringing the library on board […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | The Fire Inside

October 14, 2021 by  
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The Fire Inside BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE How James Walker and Monroe Williams began changing the face of the Las Vegas Fire Department. The story of the Black presence in the City of Las Vegas Fire Department begins with James Walker and Monroe Williams. That beginning ends with Dave Washington, who became the first Black […]

Ten Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

October 14, 2021 by  
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Ten Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank If you want your children to become successful and responsible adults, start by teaching them how to make good choices about money. Follow these 10 steps to give your kids a good financial education: 1. Prepare yourself […]

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