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Black women are no stranger to business ownership. Black women create new business ideas every day. Starting and maintaining a thriving business can be demanding on anyone, but black women are often met with their own set of exclusive challenges. Things like push back from building owners, bais with...
Did you know that the brand founded to to honor the man who taught Jack Daniels himself to make whiskey is Black owned? That would be enough to sell their contributions on its own, but it helps that their latest spirits creation sounds delicious just from the name.  This past...
We’re fortunate to be living in a golden era for black hair—an age where we celebrate the diversity of our natural hair, when we’re encouraged to begin natural hair journeys, where our natural fro’s and locs are now acceptable in corporate settings, and even non-African Americans are attempting to...
Today, the third of Meijer’s newest ventures into neighborhood grocery store formats will finally open up after months of hype and anticipation. Rivertown Market, located at 1475 E Jefferson, is open to the public.  Media professionals were invited to Rivertown market last Friday to preview the facility and meet with...
BLAC People
In the heart of Midtown arises a new residential development named Woodward West. We caught up with the developer, Chris Jackson, to get an update on what else he's been up to since BLAC featured him in 2012. The article has been edited for clarity and length. For the...
African American culture has a rich history when it comes to spirits ­— and we’re speaking about alcohol here. From the until recently untold story of Uncle Nearest, the man who taught Jack Daniel how to distill whiskey, to Saint Liberty Whiskey that celebrates African American Bertie (Berdie) Brown,...
When your business turns 100, it's a thing work celebrating. When your birthday coincides with the destruction of Black Wall Street, you find a way to make lemonade out of lemons. And that's exactly what Lauren Stovall of Hot Sam's decided to do in 2019 when she found herself...
Black-owned wines
We heard through the grapevine that you should grab a bottle of one or more of these Black-owned wines.
Detroit Shipping Company
The Shop is a free, rotating retail space for local Black-owned businesses.
Black-owned businesses
As you start planning your holiday shopping list, consider these Black-owned businesses’ Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals.
NOIR Detroit
This online directory aims to be a one-stop shop for Black-owned businesses, resources and events.
Fresh Life Detroit
It’s been tough for the city’s local businesses, but these spots are small, mighty and Black.