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The Black Lens is a newspaper, published monthly in Spokane, WA, focusing on news, events, people, issues and information important to the black community.

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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 what is going on within the Black community.

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 1,300 copies, which are hand delivered, free of charge, to targeted locations in Spokane’s Black community, including churches, businesses, organizations, and African American focused events.

The paper is also distributed to locations in the broader Spokane community, such as community centers, libraries, colleges, and ally businesses.

Additionally, The Black Lens has over 500 hundred paid subscribers in Spokane and across the country who receive the paper by mail each month.