The Defender Digital Editions

November 19, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: Houstonians urged to buy Black for holidays; TSU opens health science complex; Verna Reece dead at 62
  • National: Blacks in Minneapolis protest police shooting; More African-American agents needed in CIA
  • Entertainment: Kirk Franklin releases ‘Losing My Religion’
  • Opinion: Republicans ignore Black people
  • Treasury Dept. launches retirement account; HISD CFO wins national award
  • Pro & College Sports: Cougars’ comeback win keeps them undefeated
  • High School Sports: Brantley gives clutch performance for C.E. King
  • Food: Whip up a holiday menu
  • Top Events: Texas Executive Women Luncheon; Spouses of Houston Barristers Gala; DLW Foundation Scholarship Gala

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