April-2013

The Delta Sorority’s Special Sisterhood

The nation's largest Black women's sorority pays tribute to its past during its 100th anniversary

High Cost of Insuring Cars in Detroit

Each day in Detroit, while motorists navigate city thoroughfares—Woodward, Jefferson or Gratiot avenues, the Lodge or Southfield freeways—more than half are uninsured. What are the effects? What can be done?

Kwame Kilpatrick’s Broken Promise

Detroit's youngest mayor had every opportunity to succeed. Instead he acted like a gangster, pimping Detroit out of millions of dollars.

Motown Landmarks Photo Tour

While the Broadway show officially opens this month, here in Detroit, many Motown landmarks have been forgotten

Fostering Grandmont Rosedale

Neighborhood-based nonprofit revamps homes, provides security and runs community programs to keep this thriving area of Detroit standing strong.

Metro FoodLand in Detroit

This local grocery store, located in the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhood, provides fresh food and healthy choices for residents

Hugh Masekela on Detroit’s Heyday, American Idol and Nelson Mandela

The legendary South African trumpeter talks to B.L.A.C. before his April 4 performance in Detroit

‘Memphis’ the Musical Entertains Audiences in Detroit

This hit Broadway show brings soulful songs and southern twang to the Fisher Theatre

Dwele on Corktown Living, Crab Mentalities and Saxappeal

The Detroit-based singer talks to B.L.A.C. before his upcoming Max M. Fisher concert on April 27, 2013