Billy Strawter Jr is the Founder of MILO - a black-owned advertising agency, a partner in Busted Bra Shop with 5 locations in Detroit, Rochester, and Chicago, and owner of BLAC Inc. - a multimedia company that publishes BLAC Magazine with local city websites in Atlanta, Chicago, Memphis, and Detroit.
BLAC Book Review: Octavia Butler’s Kindred
Octavia Butler's Kindred is a powerful and thought-provoking novel that explores the legacy of slavery and the ongoing impact of racism and oppression on contemporary society. Read this book review to learn more about this masterful blend of science fiction and historical fiction.
This Black Entrepreneur Has Launched a School-Based Program to Help More Minorities Find a Path to Better Careers
Aaron McCloud admits that he was not a good student growing up. And as a result, he slammed into barriers to his education and vocational pursuits. He’s not only turned that inauspicious beginning around in his professional life but now dedicated his life to making sure today’s students get off to a better start than he had.
A Journey Through Safe Spaces: Sydney G. James’ Artistic Vision
Immerse yourself in the power of resilience in Sydney G. James' first solo exhibition, "Girl Raised in Detroit," at MOCAD. #Resilience #SydneyGJames #MOCAD
A Lasting Tribute: Detroit Park Renamed for Community Advocate Marlowe Stoudamire
The naming of Detroit's Marlowe Stoudamire park is a fitting tribute to the community activist and inspirational leader.
How To Get Started With Chess (If You Don’t Know The Rules)
If you've ever wanted to learn how to play chess, but have no idea where to start, there are plenty of resources available online and off that will get you ready for a game in no time.