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The Experience of Being a Young Mother

The Experience of Being a Young Mother

BLAC Detroit's contributing writer shares her personal experience of having a child at 19 and how she overcame all obstacles to be successful in her career and motherhood.

March 2014
Downtown Boxing Youth Program Founder 'Coach Khali' Sweeney

Downtown Boxing Youth Program Founder 'Coach Khali' Sweeney

The Detroit nonprofit and its founder provide kids from all over the metro Detroit area a place to learn boxing and work toward a safe, successful future.

March 2014
Long-Serving Detroit Crossing Guard is Community Treasure

Long-Serving Detroit Crossing Guard is Community Treasure

Meet Mary White. She's been a crossing guard in Detroit for 53 years and at 94, she has no intention of slowing down.

March 2014
Brenda Lawrence Talks Women and Politics

Brenda Lawrence Talks Women and Politics

The first African-American and woman mayor of Southfield weighs in on the ups and downs of being a female leader, and sees room for more progress

March 2014
Ugandan Activist Frank Mugisha Talks Politics, Homophobia

Ugandan Activist Frank Mugisha Talks Politics, Homophobia

The human rights leader comes to Detroit on Feb. 20, 2014 to shed light on the struggles of LGBT people in his country and others.

February 2014
New Michigan Opera Theatre CEO: Wayne Brown

New Michigan Opera Theatre CEO: Wayne Brown

He talks opera, the future of the company and his return to Detroit.

February 2014
Tia Turner: Burlesque Performer in Detroit

Tia Turner: Burlesque Performer in Detroit

On stage, this performer shakes, shimmies and shows her stuff as her ego—Lady Dee Luxxx.

February 2014
Making Amends After Crime

Making Amends After Crime

After 19 years in jail, James Angelo White emerged anew as Shaka Senghor, and is co-teacher of a Prison Creative Arts Project at the University of Michigan.

February 2014
Discovering Your Family History

Discovering Your Family History

BLAC contributing writer Desiree Cooper looks into her family's past and finds a love story.

February 2014
New Year, New Detroit: The Origins and Future of the Coalition

New Year, New Detroit: The Origins and Future of the Coalition

New Detroit president and CEO Shirley Stancato on the race-relations coalition’s past, present and future.

January 2014
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