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I started waking up every day, praying and then making my bed. Now, some days, those are the only things that got done, but they got done.


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Eight Black Podcasts to Check Out

These black podcasts have snagged a piece of the radio pie.
It Happened One Night

Jabree Webber’s Film ‘It Happened One Night’ Imagines a World Without Abortion Rights

The Detroit native's short film follows one woman as she grapples with a tough decision in an anti-choice world.
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BLAC’s 20th Anniversary Throwback: Flashing Back to 2007

Celebrating BLAC's 20th anniversary and recalling what we and the culture were up to in 2007, plus replaying our sit-down with John Mason.

New PBS Series, ‘Family Pictures USA,’ Explores America Through Photographs

The three-part series airs Aug. 12-13, and the crew stops into Detroit during Episode 2.

Navigating Cross-Racial Friendships

Allowing someone entry into our inner circles is not something we tend to take lightly, but when that someone is white, it can be an especially daring leap of faith.
Tracy Reese

Tracy Reese Introduces Sustainable Collection, Hope for Flowers

Responsibly-produced Hope for Flowers is available at Détroit is the New Black and Anthropologie.

How to Get the Most Out of College While Living Off-Campus

You don't have to live in the dorms to be all you can be at college. Who wants that perfect college story anyway? Cliché.