BLK Publishing is located at 5903 S Corning Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90056. BLK Magazine was a magazine designed to educate and inform a Black LGBTQ community in Los Angeles that hadn’t been informed yet about issues that related to their communiyt. Created by Allan Bell in 1988, BLK Magazine aimed to not only be the best Black Gay news publication, but the best magazine altogether. Designed in the vein of Newsweek and TIME, BLK Magazine aimed to be a source of mainstream news for everyone to enjoy as well as provide a safe methods for the Black LGBTQ community to communicate. At the time, the community had only limited ways of interacting or learning from one another, so the purpose of BLK transcended just news to be an avenue for the community to flourish.