Wednesday, July 24, 2024

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHERS: Father figures large in our lives

July 13, 2024 by  
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It is HOT in July, and this month’s edition of Las Vegas Black Image matches the temperature outside.  Lela Rochon has always been among our most gifted and beautiful performers, and our cover story celebrates her triumphant return to Hollywood — with a starring role in the forthcoming “Terry McMillan Presents: Tempted by Love.”  Elsewhere […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Understanding uterine fibroids in Black women

BY DR. MARGUERITE BRATHWAITE OB-GYN The month of July is Fibroid Awareness Month. As African-American women, we are accustomed to hearing many of our friends, family members and others speak about having uterine fibroids or knowing someone who is suffering from them.  It is no secret that African-American women suffer disproportionately, yet we understand little […]

Under the Glittering LightsUnder Lights

Las Vegas Raiders Celebrate Juneteenth In celebration of Juneteenth, B.A.S.E.D. In Sports, an Employee Resource Group within the Las Vegas Raiders organization, hosted a “Family Reunion” on the indoor practice fields at Raiders Headquarters, Intermountain Health Performance Center.  The event also served as an opportunity to acknowledge the importance of celebrating diversity and fostering an […]

Remembering My Words, I Wonder: You Still Mad?

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET I began writing a monthly column for Black Image back in 2014. And in that time, I have managed to make a lot of readers mad at me. As such, I thought it would be fun to revisit the scene of the crimes — what I consider to be my most controversial […]

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 […]

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 […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Black Women Hit Hardest by HIV 

January 5, 2024 by  
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BY DR. MARGUERITE BRATHWAITE OB-GYN December is International AIDS Awareness Month.  Las Vegas’ newest attraction, The Sphere, has had its outer skin colored into a searing, bright red in recognition of the month and those lives globally that have been saved by global HIV/AIDS programs. The international pop group U2 has spearheaded The Sphere’s recognition […]

Numbers game: an insider’s look at Las Vegas real estate

Las Vegas real estate broker Kimberly Smith goes inside the data to assess the state of homebuying in the city. By Kimberly Smith In November, there were 4,033 properties available for sale. In October, 1,742 properties were sold, and 686 were withdrawn from the market. Properties priced at $1 million or more totaled 606, while […]

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHERS: Reflecting on the true gifts of the holiday season

We wish all of you a Merry Christmas and Happy Kwanzaa!  In our hearts, you are the gift to celebrate as we reflect on 15 years of Las Vegas Black Image. Our gift to you: the extraordinary work of our outstanding team of contributing writers, editors and visual artists — who continue raising the bar […]

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