July-2011

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Five Black Artists to Watch

These art stars are fueling the exciting creativity of The D

The Rise, Decline and Potential of Black Theater in Detroit

A local filmmaker, actress and writer examines the changes in Black theater in Detroit over the last 50 years

Seen Photo Gallery: Women Moving Forward and Reaching Back Brunch

The Braylon Edwards Foundation hosted its fourth annual benefit, honoring local leaders and legendary actress Cicely Tyson, to raise funds for the Detroit Public Library

Five Artists to Watch Photo Gallery

View some of the works created by emerging art stars fueling the exciting creativity in The D, and be sure to read about these five young artists we’re excited about.

Helping Women Become SAFE and Financially Secure

A domestic violence survivor celebrates five years of changing lives

Seen Photo Gallery: ¡Fiesta Crucero!

The Detroit Jazz Festival hosted its third annual cruise fundraiser aboard the Ovation Yacht to benefit year-round outreach and educational programs.

The Transformative Power of African-American Artists

A message from the head of Detroit’s most important Black cultural institution

The Tale of Empire State of Mind, Detroit Style

Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences Choir makes the city shine bright

America’s Next Top Filmmaker

A young Detroiter making movies goes global

10 Amazing Black Detroit Artists

B.L.A.C. salutes ten top Detroit artists who have been creating beauty for at least two decades

Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce Conference

Solutions for African-American Entrepreneurs

Seen Photo Gallery: Hampton Alumni Wine Tasting

The Detroit chapter of the National Hampton Alumni Association hosted a wine tasting to raise funds for scholarships

The Great Ones Photo Gallery

Enjoy a sampling of works by 10 top Detroit artists