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Four students have joined the UNLV Oral History Research Center to conduct interviews from the region’s Asian American & Pacific Islander communities.
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Cox Communications honored four Southern Nevadans during Black History Month. Honorees included Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno; 100 Black Men of America Las Vegas chapter founder and president Larry Mosley; director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries Claytee White and Cox Media consultant and chair of Cox’s Southwest Region Diversity & Inclusion Council Keith Wingate.
For decades, the Historic Westside has felt the effects of disinvestment.
The panel series, “We Need To Talk: Conversations on Racism for a More Resilient Las Vegas,” will stream the final episode on Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m.
He designed affordable bungalows for first-time homeowners and luxurious mansions for Southern California’s elite, though as a Black man he wouldn’t have been allowed to live in some of the neighborhoods where those mansions were built.
Claytee White, director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries talked to KNPR's State of Nevada about some of the important landmarks for the city's Black community.
Though Las Vegas has long been known as a hub for world-class entertainment, decadent dining, and glamorous gambling, these pleasures haven’t always been afforded to all, and for many years the Black community was excluded from participating in these past times. Determined to circumvent these race-based limitations, they transformed Jackson Avenue on the Westside of Las Vegas into what became known as the "Black Strip.”