The Defender Digital Editions

July 02, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: Black women on the move; Texas officials fight gay marriage
  • National: Obama reflects on grace, faith at Pinckney funeral; Supreme Court makes historic landmark rulings
  • Try low-hassle, low-cost business travel
  • Entertainment: Stephen ’tWitch’ Boss dances in ‘Magic Mike’ sequel
  • Center Fold: Independence Day? Freedom from the Confederate Flag; Local historians shed light on symbol; Houston area symbols remain
  • Avoid heat stroke risks; Free air conditioners for seniors, the disabled
  • Episcopal Church elects Black presiding bishop
  • Pro & College Sports: Rockets add new faces with draft
  • Top Events: Jack’n for Beats’ competition; Morehouse Men honor Fathers; Urban League Gala

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