The Defender Digital Editions

November 12, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: Bland family seeks dash cam video; UT plans Houston expansion, minority rule; Sunnyside community gets TIRZ
  • National: University of Missouri wins victory over racial turmoil; Joyner foundation offers full scholarship
  • Cornel West on Obama, Black Lives Matter
  • Entertainment: Alice Walker reflects on ‘The Color Purple’
  • Center Fold: Ben Carson on Black issues; Presidential candidate reveals agenda
  • Pro & College Sports: NFL diversity takes hit as season evoles
  • High School Sports: State football title roads lead to Houston
  • Palm Center market, garden transform community; Green visits New Orleans, commends Houston
  • Top Events: HMSDC Expo Luncheon; LINKS Leadership Summit; Change Happens Fall Luncheon

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