April 2018

April 2018

We’ve got an interview with Detroit Red Wings defenseman Trevor Daley where he’s talking love of sport, family and bending history’s arc. We profiled local folk who’ve chosen a nontraditional spiritual path and look at how couples are foregoing dinner and a movie for board gaming, plus more!

13-Year-Old Nya Simoné Wrangles Detroit-Area Youth for a Concert and Showcase, ‘Make US Known:...

BLAC named the teenager and bassist Hometown Hero for her commitment to changing the narrative surrounding Detroit youth.

Local Couples Trade Traditional Date Nights for Board Game Nights

While some people are content to indulge in Monopoly or backgammon, these black couples are embracing gaming night as the ultimate alternative to dinner and a movie.

A Different Breed of Black Church

A Catholic, a buddhist and a Jew walk us through what it's like to be black in Detroit and non-Protestant.

Detroit Red Wings Offensive Defenseman Trevor Daley Talks Love of Sport, Family and Bending...

The National Hockey League has only toted a handful of black players in its lifetime – the Red Wings have been no exception – but Trevor Daley is a chink in the armor of exclusive tradition.

Detroit Proper: It’s Time to Talk About Grief

Desiree Cooper explores how black Americans can begin to lift the gag order on grief and start to heal.

Check Out BLAC’s Round-Up of the Best Spots to Hear Live Poetry in Detroit

Poet, host and scene staple Joel Fluent Greene connects us to the spoken word.

Jason Wilson, Founder and President of CATTA Says It’s OK for Young Men to...

Teaching young boys ‘emotional stability’ through martial arts at Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy.

3 Tips for Strengthening the Retirement Road

What you should know as you prepare for the next chapter.

DāO Detroit Caters Hair Care Products to Women and Men

These plant-based products are for anyone looking to own their identity.

Detroit’s Bleu Bowtique Offers Customized Bow Ties, Cool Style

The Midtown establishment aims to bring back the modern-day gentleman

UAW-Ford Gives Detroit High-Schoolers the Opportunity to Witness Collegiate-Level Debates

Students in Detroit will be exposed to this important skill during UAW-Ford’s second annual Debate in the D program.

At Bat of Southfield Exposes Kids to Baseball and More Opportunity

Director Delrisha Hayes says kids are learning more than just the sport.

The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Offers Free and Low-Cost Classes to Detroit-Area Youth

After 20 years in Harlem, Detroit Native Wendy Hilliard discusses the local program.

The MSU Science Festival Detroit Expo Day Comes to Belle Isle

This three-week long, statewide festival promises stimulating fun for the whole family.

Scout Hollow Reopens This Spring to Allow Overnight Camping Within City Limits

After being closed for more than a decade, the campground in Rouge Park will once again host youth groups.

SEEN Photo Gallery: 40th Annual DSO Classical Roots Celebration

On March 3, guests dressed in black-tie and flooded Orchestra Hall to help the Detroit Symphony Orchestra raise awareness of the contributions of black composers and musicians, and to support increased opportunity.

Rape Survivor Ericka Murria to Host Viewing, Panel Discussion of HBO Documentary ‘I Am...

The documentary is produced by Mariska Hargitay and tells the stories of four rape survivors – including Murria's – and the epidemic of untested rape kits.

A Trio of Dominican-American, Women Artists Debut Latest Work at Red Bull House of...

The young women explore themes like gender roles, culture and class.
Jamel Randall

Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor Jamel Randall Prepares for His Next Trap Yoga Event

He serves up the physical and mental health benefits of yoga with a spoonful of sugar.