Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Under the Glittering Lights

January 5, 2024 by  
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Usher’s New Look Foundation Hosts Women Of Influence Legendary entertainer Usher Raymond’s Las Vegas residency is currently in full swing, and his acclaimed Usher’s New Look (UNL) nonprofit foundation is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading philanthropic organizations dedicated to uplifting, empowering and transforming the lives of underserved youth around the world. One […]

Remembering Sammie Ross Armstrong, Las Vegas legend

January 5, 2024 by  
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A giant in the Las Vegas community, Armstrong helped lay a foundation for Black business strength in the city. People across Las Vegas were shocked and saddened to learn of the recent passing of longtime resident Sammie Ross Armstrong.  Armstrong was a respected member of the community who left an extraordinary impact as a businessman, […]

Renaissance Woman

January 5, 2024 by  
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Beyoncé’s new documentary takes us behind the scenes of her record-breaking world tour. The hottest concert ticket this past summer was Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour. Now, fans of Queen Bey have an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes view of the captivating show — thanks to the documentary “Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé,” for which its […]

SILENT CORNER | Remembering R.J.

November 13, 2023 by  
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This is a story about my son.  My name is Renard Green, the father of Renard Jr., or RJ, born March 21, 2008. My son was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia about two weeks after his birth — and from that time, we have battled the physical and mental ailments that come with the disease.  […]

Leaping Giant

November 13, 2023 by  
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Jamie Foxx rises to the occasion in “The Burial,” which tells the real-life story of legendary attorney Willie E. Gary. Speculation swirling around Jamie Foxx’s health has been one of the most closely-watched celebrity stories of the year. Thankfully, the Academy Award-winning star of “Ray,” “Django Unchained,” and the classic 1990s sketch comedy series “In […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LUENELL: ‘A place you can call home’

October 19, 2023 by  
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How Luenell conquered Las Vegas on the way to a Netflix special and global fame as a queen of comedy. Luenell is one of the most sought-after and in-demand comics on the scene. She’s currently headlining her own tour, “The Fresh Out of Favors Comedy Tour,” as well as being the only Black woman headlining […]

Caravan for Mammogram

September 14, 2023 by  
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Professor leads research team in groundbreaking discovery 

September 13, 2023 by  
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Aurelio Lorico, MD, PhD is lead author of a study with implications for HIV, cancer metastasis, Alzheimer’s, and more.  Touro University Nevada — the state’s largest medical school and its only school of osteopathic medicine — recently hosted a press conference to share its role in groundbreaking global medical research.  Aurelio Lorico, MD, PhD, Professor […]

Library District and Golden Knights invite you to #GetCarded

September 13, 2023 by  
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Just in time for Library Card Sign-Up Month this year, the power of a library card is being amplified with so many great incentives that you’ll want to be first in line throughout September.  This annual celebration of all the library offers (books, yes — but also hands-on technology, free homework help, art galleries and […]

Animal Instinct

September 13, 2023 by  
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Dr. Aaron Bivens was one of the world’s most cherished veterinarians, and his loss is deeply felt in the community of animal lovers and beyond. Las Vegas recently lost one of the world’s most admired, respected, and impactful veterinarians.  Dr. Aaron Bivens died July 30 from injuries sustained in a drowning accident at Lake Mead. […]

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