SOURCE: Black Perspectives
How Josephine Baker Challenged Racism in Las Vegas
by Claytee White
Josephine Baker's brief stand in 1952 didn't forever break the color line in the city's casinos and clubs, but it did help Black Las Vegans push for enduring change.
SOURCE: News 3 Las Vegas
The Last Remnants of the 'Mob Era' in Las Vegas
John Gotti allegedly maintained a low-profile skimming operation at an off-strip casino years after Nevada officials believed they had swept the mob out of the gaming business.
SOURCE: US News
Las Vegas, US Coronavirus Closures Mirror 1918 Pandemic
The pandemic sparked shutdowns, warnings and pushback around the U.S. that are eerily similar to the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak in Las Vegas and other cities more than 100 years later.
SOURCE: History Today
Historian investigates claim that Bugsy Siegel wanted to kill Goring
by Larry Gragg
It was said to be Bugsy's obsession according to the movie starring Warren Beatty. And the gangster probably met Goring. But there's no proof he tried to kill him despite the claims of various websites.
Las Vegas and the Global Casino We Call Wall Street
by Rebecca Solnit
“Oh my God, I’m in hell.”
A Honeymoon in Vegas? Yes, Please.
by Bruce Chadwick
This is not your grandpa’s Las Vegas.
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