Culinary Local 226 Vice President Leain Vashon has been part of the union for more than 40 years.
Black History Month
ABC’s “Black in Vegas” features interviews with Usher, Smokey Robinson, George Wallace, Luenell, Ne-Yo and and Clint Holmes.
Rene-Claude LaMarre’s theater concept sprouted from the writer-director’s “Chocolate City” movie franchise.
A modest-sized crowd gathered at City Hall Thursday for the ninth annual African American Trailblazer Service Awards, where they showered the five award recipients with praise.
“I love having a job where it’s part of my job to be of service,” said Rachel Anderson, who was the first Black general counsel for the Nevada attorney general’s office.
Javon Johnson’s short film “Voicemails to My Future Self Vol. 1” is based on his 2013 poem “‘Cuz He’s Black”
“I don’t look at the world in black and white,” said Dr. Fermin Leguen, who leads the Southern Nevada Health District.
The initiative of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation is to forge relationships between the Southern Nevada Black community and local law enforcement.
Community centers on the Historic Westside offer athletics, resources and a central location for neighbors to get to know each other.
A panel of local leaders, community activists and educators looked to the past and the future during a discussion Saturday about Las Vegas’ Historic Westside.
Ashanti and Tyre Gray did not expect their career paths to lead to where they are now, but open and curious minds led them to trailblazing positions as some of the first Black leaders in their organizations.
Gov. Steve Sisolak’s visit is part of Black History Month events that focus on ongoing efforts, challenges and triumphs by the Black community, his office said.
Metropolitan Police Department officers picked up retired Detective Herman Moody, the first Black police officer in Las Vegas history, from his house and took him to the Clark County government center, where officials dedicated a proclamation in his honor.
Carlos Hank climbed the ranks at Metro from patrol officer to sergeant to lieutenant to captain, now heading the agency’s Internal Oversight and Constitutional Policing unit.
Local student Symone Moore is getting the future she has always dreamed of thanks to a scholarship.