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Local Black Bands Embrace Rock 'N' Roll, Many with Women at the Helm

Local Black Bands Embrace Rock 'N' Roll, Many with Women at the Helm

Elvis, The Who, The Beatles and others have defined rock 'n' roll. In Detroit, the music scene is as vibrant as ever, and black women are at the forefront. But how can black rock escape the underground?

Is the Internet the New Way to the Comedic Spotlight?

Is the Internet the New Way to the Comedic Spotlight?

With social media launching the careers of comedians via 30-second skits, some traditional comics feel that the new batch of wise guys might be missing a key ingredient – live audiences. Some comics agree. Some don't. Can't we all just laugh along?

Wanted: Black Teachers

Wanted: Black Teachers

For black students, having even one black teacher can make a huge difference.

A Look into Detroit's Afrofuturism Movement

A Look into Detroit's Afrofuturism Movement

Many Afrofuturists believe that Detroit can lead the narrative on the future of black folk, but can Afrofuturism really point the way?

What Does Black Patriotism Look Like?

What Does Black Patriotism Look Like?

In a country built on protest, blacks are dubbed anti-American for taking a political stand – or a knee. African-Americans are just as patriotic as their white counterparts – and just as committed to the American experiment.

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Five Black Rock Albums from Detroit Bands

Five Black Rock Albums from Detroit Bands

Check out these head bangers.

Vacation Spots Right Here in Michigan

Vacation Spots Right Here in Michigan

Who says you can't go home again?

BLAC's Picks for the Best Summer Festivals In and Around Detroit

BLAC's Picks for the Best Summer Festivals In and Around Detroit

Do summer right.

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