August-2015

BLAC LIST: Best Salons To Get Braids and Twists

Metro Detroiters and hair professionals recommend these seven local beauty spots for everything from Box Braids to Havana Twists

McDonald’s Entrepreneurs: John, Leslie Potts

Leslie Potts watched her father, John, grow into a respected businessman as owner/operator of a Detroit McDonald's®, and now she's learning at his side

Mike Wimberley of Friends of Detroit & Tri-County

Founded in 1994 in Detroit’s historic Hope District, the Friends of Detroit & Tri-County organization has lifted up its community

Getting Metro Detroit Ready for College

College success starts in high school. As a result, more metro Detroit schools developing initiatives to get Black graduates on track to a college degree.

BLAC Detroit Magazine’s 2015 Black Power Couples in Detroit

Our pick of couples in Detroit that turn heads and create positive change in the Motor City

The Detroit Couple Behind The Social Club Grooming Company

Husband-wife team Sebastian and Gabrielle Jackson changing the definition of grooming in Detroit

The Detroit Couple That Transformed Palmer Woods with Music

A. Spencer and Barbara Barefield have become the face of arts and entertainment in Palmer Woods

The Most Stylish, Thrifty Couple in Detroit

Christopher and TaNIsha Prater are tailoring their own special niche in Detroit with their store Thrift on the Avenue

Film Finding Mona Lisa: 313 Unlocks A World View in Detroit

The documentary film shows how simply giving some local Detroit boys a passport changed their perspective

Seen Photo Gallery: Cars & Stars ‘In da Moonlight’

The best photos from Cars & Stars 'In da Moonlight' event to benefit Detroit's Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts on June 12, 2015