Tuesday, June 15, 2021

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Why Trust the COVID-19 Vaccine?   Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell M.D. answers common questions Why has COVID-19 affected BIPOC communities at a disproportionate rate? The effect COVID-19 has had on the BIPOC community is multifaceted, leading to higher infection rates, hospitalizations, and death. Some of the factors attributed to the disproportional rate of poor outcomes seen […]

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank We all use acronyms in our everyday vernacular to help us simplify and understand complex phrases and terms. But in 2020, one acronym took over our lives in the most difficult and devastating ways — COVID. The unforeseen circumstances of last year […]

Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas

April 7, 2021 by  
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Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas Thanks to a generous gift of $25,000 from Cox Communications to The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, teens and young adults in west Las Vegas now have the opportunity for hands-on learning at the new Cox Innovation Lab at the Strong Future Technology Center on the […]

Black Image Honors

February 15, 2021 by  
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Black Image Honors We are delighted to showcase this year’s Las Vegas Black Image honorees in the areas of technology, education, health, economic development, government, and the art of dance. Join us in the celebration for these honorees who serve as excellence personified. _________________CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO WATCH__________________ Here is the YouTube version of […]

Kelvin Watson named executive director of Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

February 15, 2021 by  
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Kelvin Watson named executive director of Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Kelvin Watson has been named the new executive director of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, effective Feb. 16. Watson joins the Library District from his role as the director of the Broward County Libraries Division, where he manages over 700 full-time employees and […]

Letter from the Publishers

February 8, 2021 by  
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Letter from the Publishers We are very proud of this collector’s edition of Las Vegas Black Image, which features exclusive photos from the historic inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris. This issue’s theme is “Promising Future,” which is strong and sustainable within our young people — because once our youth gain wings of hope from […]

From Nigeria With Love: UNLV Medicine Physician Kenneth Izuora

January 4, 2021 by  
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From Nigeria With Love: UNLV Medicine Physician Kenneth Izuora BY PAUL HARASIM Dr. Kenneth Izuora, who heads the UNLV School of Medicine Division of Endocrinology, grew up in Nigeria — nearly 8,000 miles from Las Vegas. When he flies to see members of his family, it takes nearly 16 hours in the air. To many […]

Calling All Visionaries: RTC Wants to Hear From You about the Future of Transportation

November 4, 2018 by  
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The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is “calling all visionaries” and inviting all Southern Nevadans to help shape On Board, the future transit plan for the Las Vegas valley. With the help of extensive community input, the RTC is identifying how improvements to the current bus system, new high-capacity transit services and emerging transit technologies can improve mobility. A quick survey focused […]

‘The black community has an equal right to recover’

November 4, 2018 by  
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Norris Scott examines how a legacy of discrimination leaves too many African- Americans without the resources to defeat addiction. I grew up in the early 1960s, a period of heavy segregation. I did not have the same privileges as a white child. As I matured, I saw the barriers. I saw how my teachers lacked the cultural competency to manage […]

2ND ANNUAL BLACK WOMEN WHO ROCK

September 6, 2018 by  
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