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July 2013

BLAC Detroit
Table of Contents

FEATURES

LAND GRABBERS
The fast and furious race to buy up Detroit’s vacant houses

GO FISH!
An age-old pastime offers food, fun and feeling good on the Detroit River

WALKING THE TALK
Five Detroiters who aren’t just dreamers, but doers: Charity Ward; Randy Alan Fisher; Kevin Fite; William Malcolm; Terrence Thompson

DEPARTMENTS

DISCOVER
Black gay pride festival, new Jamaican eatery in Oak Park, a healthy tea elixir, “Heart Soul Detroit” exhibit, new music festival at Historic Fort Wayne

WEDDED BLISS
Celebrating the nuptials of local newlyweds

HOMETOWN HERO
Luther Keith, former newspaperman, has united hundreds of community organizations and amassed thousands of volunteers with ARISE Detroit!

HOT OFF THE SHELF
Six good reads for summer

SEEN
BravoBravo! 2013

ACCESS DETROIT
The best events in and around Detroit

NATIVE
TaQuita Thorns, dubbed the queen of rock and soul, gets rough and fancy with her debut album