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BLAC Detroit November 2022 Cover
Editors Letter To quote Nicki Minaj in Moment For Life: ‘I Wish That I Could Have This Moment For Life.' During BLACs new ownership, so much change took place. Detroit’s cannabis legacy license failed, the big slide made a worldwide comeback, Motown started phase #1 of their $50M renovation, and...
BLAC October 2022 Cover
Said artist administrator and educational director, Malika Pryor, grand daughter to Detroit's own Dell Pryor, powerhouse art curator, gallery owner and art enthusiast. Pryor, of course, is also curator and moving force behind a commemorative; three part exhibit, mural installation and art reveal that BLAC is honored to share...
2022 August/September BLAC StyleMaker Cover
This Month BLAC Shines a Light on Detroit’s Most Fashionable. We are celebrating metro Detroiters that exemplify personal style in our second annual Stylemakers feature. These ten trendsetters come from varying backgrounds, professions and ages but they all share a love for fashion, style and individualism. They are truly...
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March Issue 2022

Women doing it for themselves. That behind every great man / There had to be a great woman / But in these times of change / You know that it's no longer true / So we’re comin’ out of the kitchen. These are the words so eloquently sung by Aretha Franklin...
BLAC Detroit February 2022

February 2022

“Lord, Lord, Why did You make me Black? Why did You make me someone — the world wants to hold back?” I remember reciting these words in elementary school, as we were learning the infamous poem by RuNett Nia Ebo — and not fully understanding what it meant. Attending an...

January 2022

WE GOT YOU. Like many, I grew up indulging in magazines that shared Black Culture, Fashion, Beauty, and Stories. Word Up! delivered all the posters of my teenage crushes plastered on my wall. Jet showed me the essence of Black beauty and that it was attainable. Essence, a personal favorite,...
A Leap Of Faith. PUBLISHER'S LETTER And just like that, the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air, Han Solo uniforms have been dusted off, and Mariah Carey has emerged to grace us with as muchAll I Want for Christmas that we can handle.  It’s hard to believe that we’re near...
SPACE AND GRACE Last month, I talked about the beauty of revolution and change. Today, as we get the first year of our own revolution at BLAC under our belts, I’m reflecting on the scrapes and bumps along the way. Here, at the office, we often say, “We are not...

August 2021

This issue discover a few of our favorite Detroit businesses with The BLAC® List. Spend some time looking for Detroit landmarks with the gorgeous cover illustration from Mario Zucca and get your talking points together as we delve into Critical Race Theory. And, be sure to flip to page 14 to discover classic cocktails made with Black-Owned Spirits.

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