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Books on Black Women’s Hair by Detroit Authors

THANK GOD I’M NATURAL Chris-Tia Donaldson, a Detroit native currently living in Chicago and author of Thank God I'm Natural: The Ultimate Guide to...

Divine Feminine Art

A Chicago painter introduces the “She Be Me” Exhibit and her own vibrant work, on exhibit March 4-April 11

Artist Hubert Massey

One man has created many of the largest, most impactful public works of art throughout Detroit. His mission: to beautify, share and serve

A Detroiter’s Ultimate Oprah Adventure

Detroiter Janice Cosby Bridges wrote a journal, exclusively for B.L.A.C., about her Australian vacation with Oprah

Crowning Glory

African-American women in Detroit share their thoughts and feelings about the often controversial and ever complex topic of hair

Fifty Pounds: A Detroiter’s Weight Loss Journey

Learning to change life-long eating habits isn’t always an easy journey, but being healthy is worth the struggle

In Living Colors

A Black man with a White mother examines the concept of multiracial identity—past, present and future

Multi-Racial Detroiters

Here’s how some local folks with parents of different races self-identify

The B.L.A.C Women’s Relationship Roundtable

Seven African-American women gathered to share their experiences and thoughts about relationships and love in The D

All Hail Aretha Franklin, ‘The Queen of Soul’

We asked experts from coast to coast to weigh in on what Aretha Franklin means to Detroit and to the world.

Wedded Bliss Photo Gallery

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Just Between Soul Singers

Detroiter Charity interviews Atlanta artist Anthony David on the eve of his upcoming concert.

Emerging Artists United

The Poor Man’s Art Collective nurtures up-and-coming talent and hosts its own art exhibits

Michigan’s Only Member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Megan Jakel is an Eminem of dance—she’s one of only two White Alvin Ailey dancers and she’s from metro Detroit

Rust Belt to Artist Belt III Conference

Creative entrepreneur Margarita Barry discusses this major regional conference taking place in Detroit.

Detroiters in Dakar

The Detroit2Dakar delegation reflects on the recent World Social Forum in Senegal

Sharon Harris Fights Against Lupus

Sharon Harris of the Lupus Alliance of America is committed to helping others with lupus