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Afrofuturism is the assertion that black people exist in the future. It is a life-affirming ethos that black people have a future, which is sadly a radical concept.


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Ashley Lyle

Black Literature and Art Queens Network Spotlights Black Women Stage Performers

The org headed by actress Ashley Lyle aims to acknowledge what black women do onstage and in the community, and to increase opportunity.
Prince tribute

Free & Cheap Things to Do This Week

Events in and around Detroit, all under $20, sure to tickle your fancy without hurting your wallet.
Famika Edmond

Famika Edmond Named Black AIDS Institute’s Ambassador for Detroit

The Detroit Health Department community outreach specialist will engage communities of color to spread awareness about HIV, sexual health and reproductive rights.

Queen of Comedy Sommore Chats with BLAC Ahead of ‘Festival of Laughs’

Sommore sits down for a Q&A before she brings 'Festival of Laughs' and her unique brand of comedy to the Fox Theatre on May 11.
The Cochrane House

Woman-Owned Bed-and-Breakfast The Cochrane House is Your Home Away From Home

The luxury inn opened last year in Detroit headed by sisters Francina and Roderica James.
Dr. Curtis Ivery

SEEN Photo Gallery: WCCCD’s Dr. Curtis L. Ivery Central Educational Complex Dedication and Naming...

Wayne County Community College District held a dedication and naming ceremony for the new Dr. Curtis L. Ivery Central Educational Complex on March 14 at the Downtown Campus atrium.

BLAC’s 20th Anniversary Throwback: The Kickoff to a Year-Long Series

We're celebrating BLAC's 20th anniversary and looking back at 1999, the year that started it all.