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Cannabis kids rejoice as legal recreational marijuana sales continue in Michigan, but questions still loom like: What happens to the Black bodies still locked up on weed charges – and to the ones whose prior conviction may bar them access to this new industry?
As we dust ourselves of awards season, we wonder: When the #BlackSoExcellent why the #OscarsStillSoWhite? Also in March, we check in on the city's 2020 census preparation and meet the people and orgs working to settle nerves and bust myths.
Feb 2020 BLAC Detroit
With great pride, we present The Skin Issue, a celebration of black skin and bodies. Throughout the February issue, discover an array of skin-related content. We've got your winter skin care tips courtesy of Dr. Brittany Carter-Snell and an in-depth look at colorism in black America and beyond, plus much more.
As we settle into 2020, we examine how a mindfulness meditation habit may help us better control our minds, bodies and spirits. We also take a look at the e-cigarette - friend or foe?
Our 2019 holiday gift guide is all about the little things. We've rounded up over 25 stocking stuffers, adorably compact and perfect for every personality on your list. We close out our 20th birth year with our last anniversary throwback, a look back at 2014 and our chat with...
BLAC Nov 2019
We catch up with the reparations debate in our cover story, visit the city's best black- and women-led pie shops and Detroit's Queen of Blues Thornetta Davis chats with us for the seventh and final installment of our BLAC Legends series.
Take a stroll through Elmwood Cemetery, Michigan's oldest denominational cemetery and explore its rich history, plus we unmask some of our favorite Halloween traditions.
BLAC September 2019
In our cover story, we examine our infatuation with fast fashion. The allure is simple: On-trend clothes can be had cheaply and easily making us feel like we're players in the fashion game, but at what cost?
BLAC August 2019
We talk a lot about interracial romantic relationships, but what about platonic relationships that cross culture lines? BLAC invited a group from the community to chat about friendship and race for our cover story.
July 2019
In our cover story, we take a look at the historical atrocities and more recent injustices that have cultivated a distrust and skepticism of the medical industry amongst black America. The remedy may be simple: More black people in white coats.
BLAC Detroit June 2019
For Black Music Month, we asked popular Detroiters - Huel Perkins, Rochelle Riley, Shaun Robinson - to pick their must-have tracks on any quintessential black playlist.
May cover
We honor our human mothers, but have we forsaken our earth mother? We're taking a look at climate change and its devastating effects on poor communities and communities of color. Experts say if we keep down this destructive road, it'll be us who first feel the heat. Desiree Cooper...

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