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Feb 2020 BLAC Detroit
With great pride, we present The Skin Issue, a celebration of black skin and bodies. Throughout the February issue, discover an array of skin-related content. We've got your winter skin care tips courtesy of Dr. Brittany Carter-Snell and an in-depth look at colorism in black America and beyond, plus much more.
As we settle into 2020, we examine how a mindfulness meditation habit may help us better control our minds, bodies and spirits. We also take a look at the e-cigarette - friend or foe?
Our 2019 holiday gift guide is all about the little things. We've rounded up over 25 stocking stuffers, adorably compact and perfect for every personality on your list. We close out our 20th birth year with our last anniversary throwback, a look back at 2014 and our chat with...
BLAC Nov 2019
We catch up with the reparations debate in our cover story, visit the city's best black- and women-led pie shops and Detroit's Queen of Blues Thornetta Davis chats with us for the seventh and final installment of our BLAC Legends series.
Take a stroll through Elmwood Cemetery, Michigan's oldest denominational cemetery and explore its rich history, plus we unmask some of our favorite Halloween traditions.
BLAC September 2019
In our cover story, we examine our infatuation with fast fashion. The allure is simple: On-trend clothes can be had cheaply and easily making us feel like we're players in the fashion game, but at what cost?
BLAC August 2019
We talk a lot about interracial romantic relationships, but what about platonic relationships that cross culture lines? BLAC invited a group from the community to chat about friendship and race for our cover story.
July 2019
In our cover story, we take a look at the historical atrocities and more recent injustices that have cultivated a distrust and skepticism of the medical industry amongst black America. The remedy may be simple: More black people in white coats.
BLAC Detroit June 2019
For Black Music Month, we asked popular Detroiters - Huel Perkins, Rochelle Riley, Shaun Robinson - to pick their must-have tracks on any quintessential black playlist.
May cover
We honor our human mothers, but have we forsaken our earth mother? We're taking a look at climate change and its devastating effects on poor communities and communities of color. Experts say if we keep down this destructive road, it'll be us who first feel the heat. Desiree Cooper...
April 2019
We celebrate BLAC's 20th anniversary by looking back at 1999, our first year in this magazine game. In the fourth installment of our BLAC Legends series, we chat with UAW Vice President Rory Gamble on the future of the union, and we take a look at the fight for Planned Parenthood's Title X funding, plus more! 
March 2019
In honor of Women's History Month, meet a dozen black women who are are shaking up the status quo, from artists to business owners to social activists. We also take a look at Detroit radio's past and future and ask: Where have all the black radio stars gone? We've got ideas on how you can spend Opening Day if you forego Comerica Park, plus much more!

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