Monday, June 14, 2021

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | JOHN TRIMBLE

All Hail The Queen What’s your involvement with making the “Queen of the Arts” a reality for the Historic Westside?  I am a commissioner of Arts for the City of Las Vegas under Ward 5, which includes the Historic Westside. I was the commissioner who proposed that a sign or landmark be placed outside of […]

Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford speaks out on the conviction of Derek Chauvin

Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford released the following statement regarding the Derek Chauvin trial. Derek Chauvin is a former Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer who was accused of murdering George Floyd on May 25, 2020 and convicted on April 20, 2021 of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.  Today, a jury held George […]

Letter from the Publishers

May 5, 2021 by  
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The power in wisdom, justice and representation We begin this month with a very Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms holding families together — and going beyond the call to make sure loved ones are safe, happy, and healthy. In this May edition of Las Vegas Black Image, our neighbors share words that […]

LIVING LIFE ‘WITHOUT REMORSE’

Michael B. Jordan and Lauren London join forces in a new thriller. Michael B. Jordan is doing it all.  He produces and stars in the new movie “Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse,” and is highly-regarded as an industry leader bringing social change to Hollywood through art and philanthropy. The critically-acclaimed actor was named one of Time’s […]

Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished Creating a future of equity, diversity, and inclusion through innovation and technology There are many treasures in Las Vegas and one most valued notable will soon be retiring from her post: Dr. Barbee Oakes, Chief Diversity Officer for UNLV. Often described as a guru of diversity, equity and inclusion, Oakes has spent four […]

Library District Executive Director Kelvin Watson Wins Award for Innovative Leadership

Library District Executive Director Kelvin Watson Wins Award for Innovative Leadership Creating a future of equity, diversity, and inclusion through innovation and technology Kelvin Watson believes in the transformative power of libraries for the communities that they serve, and this is the vision that he brings to his role as the new Executive Director of […]

Letter from the Publishers

April 7, 2021 by  
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We are kings and queens Spring is upon us, and we are grateful to be moving closer to our regular routines while staying safe. As far as popular culture, there is no more welcome symbol of a return to normal than the success of “Coming 2 America” — which brings a beloved cast of characters […]

Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble Eddie Murphy and a star-studded cast return to a beloved story in “Coming 2 America.” When “Coming to America” arrived on big screens in 1988, audiences were captivated by the story of Prince Akeem Joffer of Zamunda — who travels to Queens, New York in search of a bride. Starring Eddie Murphy, the […]

African Americans in Banking: Craig Kirkland

African Americans in Banking: Craig Kirkland A trailblazer in Nevada’s financial industry, Craig Kirkland holds a senior leadership position at Nevada State Bank as the Executive Vice President and Director of Retail Banking, overseeing its branch network throughout the state. This Vegas-born local grew up on the historic Westside of town in a predominantly Black […]

Beating The Odds

Beating The Odds Tiger Woods’ latest setback illuminates the story of a legendary athlete who’s mastered the art of the comeback. Tiger Woods is one of the most iconic athletes in American history. He’s experienced some of life’s steepest challenges on the golf course and off — and has always found a way to be […]

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