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BLAC February 2019
We take a look at Detroit's infatuation with fur. We've got new Detroit date night inspiration. And George N'Namdi of the N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art in Detroit talks about what a piece needs to whet his appetite.
January 2019
We've got a roundup of lesser-known Detroit educational programs, your travel guide to the hottest destinations to escape the cold, Bags to Butterflies gives once-incarcerated women new hope, plus much more!
December 2018
Our annual holiday gift guide is exploring Christmas Past, Present and Future. We sat down with MGM Grand Detroit senior vice president Juliette Okotie-Eboh and with former Los Angeles Chargers Joe Barksdale.
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.
March 2018
We wonder whether we'll turn out for the midterm elections. We're kicking off our BLAC Legends series with WCCCD chancellor Dr. Curtis Ivery, a pair of paranormal investigators guide us through a few of Detroit's most haunted locations.
September 2018
Local rock bands prove we're not just R&B and soul, we take a look at the rise of the internet comic and consider what actually makes a comedian, and, of course, we remember the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, plus more!
August 2018
We take a look into Detroit's Afrofuturism movement, guide you through Detroit Black Restaurant Week and question why the lack of black teachers.
July 2018
What does black patriotism look like? We explore the nuance. Also inside is a profile of Khalilah Smith, MSU's first black rodeo queen, a six-city, all-Michigan tour guide, plus more!
June 2018
One of Detroit's oldest motorcycle clubs fights against gang myths, we take a look at rising black gun ownership, fatherless fathers end the cycle, plus more!
May 2018
Co-founders of Detroit Hives, Timothy Paule and Nicole Lindsey tell us how they're using bees to transform blighted lots in Detroit, entrepreneurial moms walk us through a typical day and how they find balance, and black classical musicians prove that we're more than just hip-hop and R&B, plus more!
April 2018
We've got an interview with Detroit Red Wings defenseman Trevor Daley where he's talking love of sport, family and bending history's arc. We profiled local folk who've chosen a nontraditional spiritual path and look at how couples are foregoing dinner and a movie for board gaming, plus more!

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