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by Rev. Kelcey A. West, MDIV on March 1, 2022
The Evolution of Black History Month
by Rev. Kelcey A. West, MDIV on March 1, 2022
Can you imagine what our communities might look like if we collectively practice and preach sermons on how we need to start preparing the next generation to not crawl but be able to run into our next Canaan like experience?... Read full article
by Dr. Gerald D. Curry on March 1, 2022
The Cumulative Impact of Microaggressions
by Dr. Gerald D. Curry on March 1, 2022
Team up with your white brothers and sister by pouring into them with love and support. This issue does not have to be adversarial. We can find our commonalities if we simply communicate.... Read full article
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on March 1, 2022
Rep. John Lewis, who passed away last year. Rep. Lewis was a good friend and colleague who instilled in all of us the need to shine a light on any injustice and get into “Good Trouble” to bring lasting change.... Read full article
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on February 7, 2022
Protecting the Sacred Freedom to Vote
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on February 7, 2022
The time is ripe to reflect on the civil rights victories we have achieved and the work still to come. In Southern Nevada, powerful Black leaders like Dr. Charles West, Hattie Canty, and Senator Joe Neal spent their lives fighting to build...... Read full article
by Dr. Gerald D. Curry on September 1, 2021
Ignorance or Uninformed?
by Dr. Gerald D. Curry on September 1, 2021
My assessment is either people are completely intentionally ignorant, or uninformed about the COVID virus, regardless of the amount of information available and published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ... Read full article
by Shaundell Newsome on September 1, 2021
We want to HEAR from YOU! Nevadans your input on the American Rescue Plan is needed.
by Shaundell Newsome on September 1, 2021
The offices of Governor, Steve Sisolak, and State Treasurer, Zach Conine, have partnered with local agencies to conduct outreach in Northern and Southern Nevada to boost awareness about the $2.7 billion, and to encourage participation in a survey.... Read full article
by Congressman Steven Horsford on September 1, 2021
The American Rescue Plan: Help to Recover and Rebuild from the Pandemic
by Congressman Steven Horsford on September 1, 2021
"Recovering from this pandemic means leaving no family behind. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan — the COVID-19 relief package that I voted to pass earlier this year — help is here for Nevada families." Congressman Steven Horsford... Read full article
by Joseph C. Abraham on June 19, 2021
What is Juneteenth?
by Joseph C. Abraham on June 19, 2021
What is Juneteenth? Raising awareness in the community regarding the circumstances surrounding the Celebration of Juneteenth is paramount to provide proper context for the struggles faced by African Americans today. ... Read full article
by Ender Austin, III on May 27, 2021
Healthcare Access is key to Racial Justice
by Ender Austin, III on May 27, 2021
"As pastors of predominantly Black congregations in Nevada, we have seen first hand the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had in our communities in terms of physical, mental, and financial health." - Ender Austin, III... Read full article
"I support the Nevada Public Option because it would reduce premiums by 15 percent over the first years. This lower-premium plan would force insurers to compete for your business." Joseph C. Abraham | Founder of Unrelenting Media, Inc.... Read full article
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