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Longtime General Motors design chief Ed Welburn retires, reflects on his career with the automaker

Longtime General Motors design chief Ed Welburn retires, reflects on his career with the automaker

More than 40 years after becoming GM’s first Black designer, Ed Welburn reflects on a legacy left behind, and a future he helped shape

How three young professionals came together to address mental health in our community

How three young professionals came together to address mental health in our community

African Americans are more likely to suffer from mental illness, but less likely to seek help. Why? Cultural stigma, access issues and a misguided “buck up” mentality are big factors getting in the way. But two local therapists are trying to change our thinking and our lives.

Removing the Stigma

Removing the Stigma

We have pills, condoms, education and other measures to prevent HIV or to ensure those infected with it live just as long as someone without the virus. And yet Blacks are still infected with HIV at a much higher rate in Detroit than other populations and we’re less likely to own our status. Here’s a look at why and what needs to change.

Young, Gifted and Black

Young, Gifted and Black

These young, gifted and Black students are the cream of the graduating crop.

Thrifting 101: 5 tips you need to know

Thrifting 101: 5 tips you need to know

Afraid to take the thrifting plunge? We show you how you can stay ahead of the fashion curve while stretching your dollar to the limit.

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8 Ways to Observe Black History Month in Metro Detroit

8 Ways to Observe Black History Month in Metro Detroit

Celebrate Black History Month in metro Detroit with special exhibits, plays, library programs and more.

BLAC List: Best Cider Mills in Southeast Michigan

BLAC List: Best Cider Mills in Southeast Michigan

Fall is the season for apples, cider and doughnuts. Check out our list of the top spots to snag these goodies right here in southeast Michigan.

BLAC LIST: Best Salons To Get Braids and Twists

BLAC LIST: Best Salons To Get Braids and Twists

Metro Detroiters and hair professionals recommend these seven local beauty spots for everything from Box Braids to Havana Twists.

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