Wednesday, July 24, 2024

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Let’s make UNLV as friendly for our children as an HBC

September 13, 2023 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Fifty-five years ago, in 1968, UNLV broke away from UNR by winning its autonomy — and was given equal status to the institution that had birthed it. During the 1977-78 academic year, UNLV surpassed UNR with a total enrollment of 5,500 students.  And now, after 11 presidents, UNLV is a Research […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS: Black political involvement has deep roots in Nevada

August 13, 2023 by  
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Let’s get something straight: Nevada may be the Mississippi of the West, but so are Arizona, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, Colorado, and any state in any part of the country. Illinois is the Mississippi of the Midwest and so are all of the other Midwestern states. New York is the Mississippi of the Northeast and […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Time for baseball!

July 13, 2023 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE With all the ambivalence surrounding the Oakland Athletics, I decided to research the history of baseball. A few weeks ago, we heard that they’re staying in Oakland and were just using Las Vegas to get a better deal in their hometown. Then we read that they were considering the property that […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

July 13, 2023 by  
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Yes, you can afford to buy a home Buying a house is a dream that seems to have turned into a nightmare. Keeping up with the expenses of owning a home has become virtually impossible. According to a 2023 study by the National Association of Realtors, “between 2012-2022, the value of a median-priced home in […]

Hidden Truths About Juneteenth

June 11, 2023 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE My Juneteenth presentations are different from those authorized by the official National Juneteenth Committee. I try to add additional facts for those who have forgotten those high school history classes.  The opening paragraph of the White House’s “A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observation, 2022” reads: “After the Union Army captured […]

What is Hospice & Palliative Care, and When is it Right for Your Loved One?

December 14, 2022 by  
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By Karen Rubel | President & CEO, Nathan Adelson Hospice November Marks National Hospice & Palliative Care Month As the largest and only non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, we are often asked questions about what hospice and palliative care is and how it can help someone during their end-of-life journey. It’s important to understand that […]

Conversations About Cancer Screening Should Be A Priority

December 14, 2022 by  
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By David Ford The holidays are a time to gather with friends and family for food, fun, and great conversations. But imagine those conversations not going as planned and the joy of being with your loved ones overshadowed by someone sharing that they have cancer. You may not have been ready to have that discussion, […]

Oral Health in the Black Community

August 9, 2022 by  
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For Liberty Dental Plan, the lives and oral health of the Black community matter. Many don’t realize that poor oral health can lead to a loss of productivity. Children and adults can miss time from school and work. Gum disease that is active and left untreated can lead to tooth loss. Poor oral health can […]

Building DEI from the ground up at Southwest Gas

Companies nationwide are experiencing a cultural shift in the wake of movements like Black Lives Matter and the expectations of employees and investors. Organizations that have begun making changes to ensure a more inclusive work environment are leading the charge to drive inclusion for all. Courtney Moore is the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion […]

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation Unveils Black Giving Circle

June 19, 2022 by  
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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation unveiled a new initiative in February 2022 to forge and strengthen relationships between the Southern Nevada Black community and local law enforcement.  The Black Giving Circle is designed to bring funding support into our communities that are traditionally under resourced. The initiative empowers the Southern Nevada Black […]

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