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Celebrating Black Life, Arts & Culture: Since 1999, our organization has been committed to providing a window into Black Culture. Every month is Black History for us. From BLAC Detroit to BLAC Memphis, we are committed to providing a digital first platform for dialogue around issues impacting our community....
Isiah Thomas BLAC Cover 2022 2023
Editor's Letter I’ll Take Experience Over New To quote Stevie Wonder’s classic, “Love’s in Need of Love Today”: “Good morn or evening, friends. Here's your friendly announcer. I have serious news to pass on to everybody.” During the end of last year, so much transition was taking place. Detroit’s relationship with high-end...
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...
March Sheffield March 2022 Cover BLAC Detroit

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...

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