BLAC Detroit Magazine February 2023

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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. Using our collective voice, we are leaders in exploring and shining light on important cultural conversations including the value of arts, education and entrepreneurship. We plan to include the entire diaspora over the coming months to demonstrate our commitment to building healthy communities for All of Us, Our people. If you share our vision, we would love to connect with you! As we continue to expand our product offering, from the print editions to BLAC Happy Hour, Cooking with BLAC, the BLAC Podcast Network, and more, we thank you for being on this journey with. We’re better together. Enjoy BLAC Detroit Magazine February 2023.

– Billy Strawter, Jr

Publisher + Owner, BLAC Inc.

The Lip Bar All Skincare Products

Melissa Butler and The Lip Bar Launch TLB Skincare

The Lip Bar, the largest Black-owned beauty brand in Target, has launched its first-ever skincare collection, TLB Skincare.
New Detroit-based Podcast series Tapestry in Black launching just in time for Black History Month

New Detroit-based Podcast ‘Tapestry in Black’ Launching Feb. 1

Detroit-based producer Khaliah Young and producing partners announces his new Podcast series 'Tapestry in Black' launching just in time for Black History Month. 'Tapestry in Black' is a collection of rich, soulful, life-changing narratives that move, inspire and educate.
Darryl Terrell

Artist Darryl Terrell’s Work Explores Gender Identity and Gentrification

The 2019 Kresge Arts fellow uses photography as a form of self-expression.
102nd United States Colored Troops Company B

Michigan Goes to War: A Look Back at the 102nd United States Colored Troops...

Originally known as 1st Michigan Colored Infantry, the 102nd United States Colored Troopssuffered through hunger, sickness, and discrimination in an effort to secure freedom and equality for all people. We honor these brave men, who are often overlooked in history books.
The Gotham Hotel Detroit

BLAC History: The Legacy of the Gotham Hotel

Detroit’s Gotham Hotel, located at 111 Orchestra Place at John R, was one of the city’s most legendary sites of Black history. Between the 1920s and 1960s, the hotel was a popular destination for Black tastemakers
Homemade Southern Hoppin John

Cooking with BLAC: Feeding the Soul

We're serving up recipes that'll have you cooking with BLAC.

BLAC Happy Hour Classics: The Sazerac

This classic cocktail is a New Orleans original that’s been making headlines for years. Serve it over ice with a bit of simple syrup, lemon and maybe some absinthe for that extra kick.
Jennifer Peeples and Indoggo Gin Dog Gone Smash

Dog Gone Smash Indoggo Gin Drink Recipe

In this episode of BLAC Happy Hour, Jennifer Peeples from The Perfect 10 Mixology & BLAC are coming back to bring you a "Dog...
Rob Jenkins

SEEN: The Traverse City Comedy Fest

A new comedy festival featuring more than 75 comedians, five venues and three days of laugh-packed performances took place in downtown Traverse City February 2-4, 2023.