Thursday, April 18, 2024

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 […]

Shifting the real estate landscape

January 14, 2024 by  
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Las Vegas real estate broker Kimberly Smith on how a monumental ruling could affect homebuyers in America. By Kimberly Smith In a recent court ruling, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and two co-defendants were held accountable under US antitrust laws in the case of Burnettjor Sizer Vs. NAR et al. The trial, which lasted […]

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 […]

Giving the gift of history and truth

BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Happy holidays to you as you embark on all your seasonal celebrations!  If you give gifts as part of your celebrations this season, give a loved one a trip to the new International African American Museum (IAAM) in Charleston, South Carolina. It is the most powerful space this side of the […]

Black Women Hit Hardest by HIV

December 20, 2023 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 […]

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