Strawter, 49, still believes in the power of the Black voice and wants our achievements centrally highlighted through the pages of BLAC.
“It’s important that we give people a place and a voice, and we tell it from different perspectives,” Strawter told the Detroit Free Press in 2020. “What I know is that my story, and my struggle, is unique to me. It’s important that people across all spectrums and socioeconomic statuses have a voice, and they feel like they’re being heard and their stories are being told.”
2020 Was a Pivotal Year
Strawter, who had been a longtime investor in BLAC Magazine, took the position of publisher at a pivotal time for both race relations in the country and in the midst of a global pandemic. Three years later Strawter has built the audience by leading a small team of trusted employees that believe in his vision and share the journey of telling Black American stories of greatness.