The Defender Digital Editions

June 18, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: Open carry becomes law; Former Riverside head gets 45 years
  • National: Farrakhan prepares for march, demands justice; NAACP leader resigns amid race questions
  • Entertainment: Charlie Wilson won’t slow down
  • Don’t get dehydrated this summer; Get a free HIV test
  • Father’s Day: Father, son work together in family business
  • Center Fold: Fathers’ Day – Famous dads on fatherhood; If fathers were in the picture
  • Cancer fighter remembered
  • Consider a mentor for your new business
  • Pro & College Sports: Astros strike it big in MLB draft
  • High School Sports: Katy’s Garcia makes MVP debut
  • Top Events: Smart’n Up Black Male Summit; Emancipation Park Reception; Texas Black Expo Luncheon

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