August-2011

Seen Photo Gallery: Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment

SAFE, an organization that supports domestic violence survivors, celebrated its fifth anniversary with an annual fundraising event.

B.L.A.C. Covers Photo Gallery

We put the best face on Detroit—month after month after month. Our goal is to present authentic, positive images of Detroit on the cover of our magazine. Enjoy these ladies and gentlemen repping The D, beautifully.

Seen Photo Gallery: Detroit Association of Women’s Clubs

The Detroit Association of Women’s Clubs celebrated its 90th anniversary with a strolling jazz brunch

Remaking Education

Detroit reformers are rejecting the status quo for the sake of Detroit’s children

Air Quality Issues in Detroit

Justice means breathing air that won't kill you

The Importance of Preschool

How preschool can impact kids for life

Seen Photo Gallery: Bal Africain 2011

The Detroit Institute of Arts' Friends of African and African American Art held its 47th annual Bal Africain—this year with a Caribbean theme—to raise funds for lectures, exhibits and to acquire artwork for the museum’s collection.

Fashion Competition Glams Up the African World Festival

"America’s Next Top Model" Winner Naima Mora will Judge Designers

Seen Photo Gallery: Kickin It On the River

KICK, The Agency for LGBT African-Americans, hosted a summer party on the Diamond Belle, which cruised the Detroit River

Bringing Hollywood Home

A Detroiter shares his commitment to making films about Detroit

Seen Gallery: Detroit Rocks the Runway Fashion Design Competition & Model Clinic Photo Gallery

Flip through this gallery of photos from the fashion design competition at the African World Festival

Seen Photo Gallery: Naturally FLYY Detroit Presents Faces, Fros & Funk

The ladies from Naturally FLYY Detroit celebrated their one year anniversary at this event