BLAC is back and all digital again in May! Amid the constant doom and gloom, local COVID-19 survivors share their stories (Page 18). And we answer the – rhetorical? – question about why this virus has been so ruthless to the Black community. Spoiler alert: because racism (Page 22). We marvel at the practical splashed with spiritual cocktail that is “mother wit” (Page 14), peek inside a few new reads from Black women authors (Page 11), shout out the groups working hard during this crisis (Page 10), plus much more! #BLACdetroit
The popcorn shop's owner Evan Singer made a racist comment using an alias under a post on Facebook, and then played the victim.
A cool nickname and a pair of photoshopped “buffs” are not a governor make.
Med student Zoë Indigo Smith designed this cute mug as a way to motivate health care workers.
On Wednesday, May 20 household items and food will be distributed to Detroit’s most in-need communities.
Health care workers, DPD police officers and firefighters, paramedics and DDOT bus drivers get a free McDonald’s breakfast every day through the end of May.
A consortium of funders, led by Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Start Small donate $3.2 million for local COVID-19 response.
Disparities exist all through Black America that we can blame for why COVID-19 has its foot so aggressively on our necks.
Passed down from our ancient foremothers, “mother wit” is where practicality meets spirituality.
Get involved with these local organizations and nonprofits that are working for the community during this crisis.
As a child, both of this millennial’s parents were imprisoned. Now grown, she’s created an organization that provides children of the incarcerated with essential resources meant to break the cycle of generational incarceration.
Fibroids – especially cumbersome in Black women – can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, prolonged periods, bleeding between periods, pelvic pain and back pain.
How one woman’s daughter taught her to love her natural hair.
Financial expert Lysa Davis teaches small business owners what they can do to sustain until the economy starts to rev back up.
The entities have teamed up to provide 5,000 protective masks to essential health care workers.
The WSU Office of Women’s Health and Make Your Date collab to help expectant moms get the resources they need during the coronavirus crisis.
This handcrafted poetry book by Danni Little lets readers into her personal battles and encourages them to face their own.