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by Dr. Gerald D. Curry on September 2, 2022
Getting Through Crisis in America
by Dr. Gerald D. Curry on September 2, 2022
Does it seem to you that this country’s best days are behind it, and that everything is going absolutely CRAZY! If this is your sentiment, you are not alone, nor is this the first time for the country to be in a state of despair, and utter confusion.... Read full article
by Black Community Health & Wellness Association of Nevada on September 2, 2022
Importance of Universal Healthcare Coverage in the United States: The Price of America’s Uninsured
by Black Community Health & Wellness Association of Nevada on September 2, 2022
As healthcare insurance is a key determinant in health, efforts to expand coverage are critical towards improving health equity and responding to the health and economic challenges, particularly during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic...... Read full article
by U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto on September 2, 2022
"We’re facing unprecedented challenges, and it’s more important than ever that we have leaders in office who will work hard for Nevadans and always put our state first" - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto... Read full article
Nevada needs an effective, independent fighter to make real progress and find real solutions – that’s who I am and who I’ll always be.... Read full article
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 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 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 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 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 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
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