Obsidian and Neon: is a pictorial-essay to be presented in a large-scale installation of black and white photography by long-time Las Vegas photojournalist Jeff Scheid. Scheid’s stunning photographic portraits are accompanied by profiles curated by writer and CSN professor Erica Vital-Lazare. This installation is an exploration and celebration of 20 community members who are actively mining identity, tending to and cultivating Black life in Las Vegas.
It is not possible to list with brevity and without awe, the commercial, federal and civic projects managed and completed by Lou Richardson, founding CEO of Richardson Construction Inc.... Read full article
Moderating the NAACP’s Black and Blue forum, a dialogue between law enforcement and the public, Ak McMorris opened the floor with a simple declaration, “We have questions, and we want answers.”... Read full article
Before the Las Vegas Sentinel-Voice shut down operations in 2014, a Friday night might find publishing-editor and reporter Ramon Savoy, camera in hand, covering a Jack and Jill formal. ... Read full article
Every fall, activist-performer China Hudson guides a circle of young women through the ancestral ritual of becoming members of the village. Chicago-born, she is a Disney Musical Theatre teaching artist.... Read full article
Debilitating on-the-job injury propelled Ruby Duncan out of work in the hotels and into the life of an activist. As cofounder and director of OPERATION LIFE, an anti-poverty, nonprofit organization, Duncan fought...... Read full article
Hasani Palacio knows the connection between rhythm and commitment. This past season marked two decades of drumming for the community, showing up on Saturday mornings at the West Las Vegas Cultural Arts center to teach.... Read full article
Holding the bedazzled Nikes presented to him as ruby slippers in celebration of the Broadway in the HOOD’s 2016 production of The Wiz, founder and executive director Torrey Russell is entering his tenth season as a nonprofit theatre company.... Read full article