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Billy Strawter

Billy Strawter Jr is the Founder of MILO - a black-owned advertising agency, a partner in Busted Bra Shop with 5 locations in Detroit, Rochester, and Chicago, and owner of BLAC Inc. - a multimedia company that publishes BLAC Magazine with local city websites in Atlanta, Chicago, Memphis, and Detroit.

BLAC Book Review: Octavia Butler’s Kindred

Octavia Butler's Kindred is a powerful and thought-provoking novel that explores the legacy of slavery and the ongoing impact of racism and oppression on contemporary society. Read this book review to learn more about this masterful blend of science fiction and historical fiction.

This Black Entrepreneur Has Launched a School-Based Program to Help More Minorities Find a Path to Better Careers 

Aaron McCloud admits that he was not a good student growing up. And as a result, he slammed into barriers to his education and vocational pursuits. He’s not only turned that inauspicious beginning around in his professional life but now dedicated his life to making sure today’s students get off to a better start than he had.

BLAC Fridays Best of the Rest: Take a bow, you deserve it

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...

A Pair of Atlanta Entrepreneurs Are Trying to Upend the Banking Industry for Black Americans Frustrated by an Inequitable Past

The relationship between banks and Black Americans has been uncomfortable pretty much through history.  Beset with discrimination, lack of access, and lack of loan opportunities, the Black community has...

How Ex-NFL Player Lional “JellyRoll” Dalton is Giving Kidney Disease Patients a Chance at Survival

Kidney-related complications has been one of the leading causes of death in the United States since 2020, according to data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For...

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