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May 07, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: The new KCOH-Historic radio station changing; Future and current shows; new management
  • National: Ben Carson running for U.S. president; Teachers with subconscious bias punish Blacks
  • Report reveals fewer minorities uninsured
  • Young women’s prep grads make school history
  • Entertainment: Kim Gagne-Producer wins second Daytime Emmy
  • Enjoy Mother’s Day kitchen traditions
  • Center Fold: Seeking justice in Baltimore; From police brutality to poverty, problems linger; Houston NAACP calls for justice; Chronology of events; Black women in the spotlight
  • Business: Know components of a business plan
  • Black chamber names president; What to know about background checks
  • Opinion: No better time to end racial profiling
  • Mother, son graduating from TSU together; Women sleep out for homeless youth
  • Pro & College Sports: Texans 2015 draft solid as a rock
  • High School Sports: Lamar’s Gray seizes track & field spotlight
  • Top Events: Omega Psi Phi Family & Friends Day; UH Black Alumni Meet & Greet; Beulah Davis Spencer’s 79th birthday

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