November 2018

November 2018

With church attendance and religious affiliation on a steady decline amongst young people, we wonder: Will millennials be the saviors of the black church – or its crucifiers? And we profile African Ancestry and look at how its DNA tests are connecting us to our tribes, and we do away with the same old Thanksgiving blah blah blah and instead reimagine an updated meal, plus much more!

Fun Ideas for Reinventing the Classic Thanksgiving Meal

Turkey and mashed potatoes are so last 400 years.

SEEN Photo Gallery: The 2018 Wright Gala – Fashion Night at the Wright

In connection with the museum's Oh You Fancy! exhibition, the city's most stylish gathered at the Charles H. Wright Museum on Oct. 6 for a night of music, celebrity, culinary arts and more. This exclusive event was held to honor the impact that African-Americans in the hair and fashion industry have made on political consciousness, social awareness and beauty trends.

Desire Vincent and DeAndre Levy Continue ‘Our Issue’ Campaign to Test Abandoned Rape Kits

The former Detroit Lion and wife say combatting sexual assault and supporting survivors is everyone's responsibility.

BLAC’s Favorite Fashion Hats

Top off your look.

Will Millennials be the Saviors of the Black Church – or its Crucifiers?

While 63 percent of African-Americans born between 1928 and 1945 are associated with a historically black denomination, just 41 percent of black millennials have the same association.

United Way’s New President and CEO Dr. Darienne Driver Talks Her Vision for Detroit

Driver hopes to broaden the scope of what a charitable organization can really be. United Way has been around since 1887, but there's still plenty of work to do, especially in Detroit.

Minimalist Greeting Cards Capture Black Culture

Give a piece of black art with your gifts this year courtesy of the James Thigpen Jr. Greeting Card Collection.

African Ancestry Uses DNA to Trace Our Roots Back to Africa

More than just a general region, African Ancestry can offer you your country of origin and your tribe.

Menswear Line DIOP Blends Modernity and Heritage

It's African-inspired gear for the millennial, American male.

Detroit Proper: The ‘Self-Evident’ Truth About Jefferson’s Legacy

A new exhibition explores Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings and life at the Monticello plantation.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s New Regional Director Carrie Clark on Dispelling Myths and...

The oldest black sorority is more than just pink, green and parties.

Dr. Patricia A. Ferguson and Each One Teach One Ensure Students Have Access to...

The nonprofit makes connections in the community to provide resources for youth.

The Detroit Health Department is Leading the Charge on Lead Awareness

The department is working to combat this issue from the grassroots.

‘One Detroit’ on DPTV Offers a Weekly Take on Local News and Public Affairs

The program premiered on Sept. 13 and brings together Christy McDonald, Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley.

Purposed Party Bus for Kids Uses Pamper Parties and the Like to Empower Girls

This mobile, kid-friendly party bus is all about fun and self-esteem.

Retired Fox 2 News Reporter Al Allen Releases Memoir, ‘We’re Standing By’

The beloved former reporter is solidifying his legacy.

Chef Elihu Muhammad Reimagines Thanksgiving Dinner

The Cilantro Bistro chef is teaching us how to spice up our turkeys, how to make real cranberry sauce and mini apple pies.