About The Black Lens

The Black Lens is an independent community publication, based in Spokane, Washington, that is focused on the news, events, people, issues, and information of importance to the African American community. The Black lens has quickly become the place to go for information about for what is going on within the Black community.

Black Lens first issue, January 2015.

Published on the first of each month since January of 2015, The Black Lens has grown from 12 to 24 pages and from 500 to 1,000 copies, which are hand delivered, free of charge, to targeted locations in Spokane‚Äôs Black community, including churches, busines

ses, organizations, and African American focused events, as well as to other community-oriented locations around Spokane, such as community centers, libraries, colleges, and ally businesses. There are also two hundred paid subscribers who receive paper by mail each month.