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August 2012

BLAC Detroit
Table of Contents

 

FEATURES

ROY ROBERTS
Is Detroit Public Schools’ doctor making the grade?

POWER IN THE PEDALS
Detroit’s most zany bicyclists add their own zest to the sport as they zip through the city in large numbers.

A CHANCE ON THE CHANCELLOR
Dr. John William Covington, who beat educational odds in Alabama, has arrived in Michigan to turn around the state’s most poorly performing schools—starting in Detroit, says he’s the right man for the job. 

DEPARTMENTS

DISCOVER
A new digital platform for independent artists, elephant bags for Deltas, and Critty’s dirty designs

SEEN
DTE Energy Foundation hosted its first Fashion and Jazz in the Atrium.

SOUND
Bert Dearing, Detroit’s iconic entertainment guru, is kickin’ it old school.

STYLE
Tango in Tangerine

WEDDED BLISS
Celebrating the nuptials of local newlyweds

HOMETOWN HERO
Lee Thomas seeks support for international campaign to help others living with vitiligo.

DESTINATIONS
Waterfalls, caves, stone staircases make Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park unbelievably beautiful.

ACCESS DETROIT
The best events in and around the city

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