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BLAC Fridays Take a Bow
When we ask you, our reader,  to ‘take a bow’; we’re using it figuratively to say that you deserve to be praised. This week we want to give flowers to you; our BLAC readers and content creators right now.This weekend we invite you to take that much needed bow...
Let me preface everything I’m about to say by stating that I am a comedian, writer, and father of four. My life is about words, the intention of words, and the power words can carry. I am keenly aware of how tone and inflection can take a sentence from...
For the Breast of Us, the first-ever blog and online community for all women of color affected by breast cancer, has launched a brand new campaign to increase the representation and inclusion of minority breast cancer survivors. #WhenYouSeeUsWe’re excited to showcase our new brand photography. Not only are we celebrating...
Bubba Wallace has once again made history after winning at the recent NASCAR’s top Cup Series, making him the 1st Black driver to take home the championship since 1963. There is only 1 driver from an African American background at the top level of our sport..I am the 1. You're not gonna...
Multicultural toy company, Orijin Bees, announced today that they launched their Baby Bee Doll Collection on Target online on October 5th, showcasing not only the variety of beautiful skin tones we have in our Black and Brown skin but also the array of curly hair patterns. The company striving to improve...
This week’s headlines are filled with firsts and a bit of the unconventional. As both science and society continue to expand around the use of cannabis, we were excited to take a journey with journalist Darralynn Hutson as she experienced the work life of a weed trimmer throughout Detroit....
There’s a chill in the air because the seasons have changed...and it’s the time when folks look for hayrides, corn mazes and a fun scare. This week’s playlist is all about tapping into that mood and is perfectly paired with an essay from Jasmine Graham on Black folk horrors. Beyond that,...
Oh, happy day! We feel like shouting this Friday, ya’ll! But rather than make a joyful noise in the church house, Sierra Allen examines the ways many Black millennials are redefining church and their own spiritual journeys. Our BLAC Friday playlist is a nod to that, with some of our...
Our social media feeds were inundated this week with the smiles of brilliant Black children wearing backpacks, fresh cuts and intricately braided styles—all set for the start of what we hope is a safe, healthy and engaging new school year. But just the day before, we took a collective gasp at...
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