The Defender Digital Editions

October 15, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: Effort underway to rename Dowling Street
  • Council hosts annual Expo; MD Anderson appoints board
  • National: Michelle Obama talks equality, girl power
  • Entertainment: Wesley Snipes plays the boss in ‘The Player’
  • Houston hosts Black author book festival
  • Opinion: Breast cancer-Raising awareness and saving lives
  • HISD gives timeline for superintendent search; HISD offers fall semester school tours, open houses
  • Center Fold: TSU tackles gun violence; University takes steps for safer campus; The gun lobby can be defeated
  • Farrakhan call for Black unity at march
  • Health: Targeted radiation zaps breast cancer cells
  • Memorial Hermann Heights facility expands; Breastfeeding support improves in hospitals; Bedtime texting harmful to teens’ health
  • Minority council hosts annual Expo; SBA partnership helps with financial literacy
  • Kareem Rosser, Top Black polo player smashes stereotypes
  • Pro & College Sports: Texans appear headed for lost season
  • High School Sports: Milby running back Fleming pursues dream
  • Top Events: Soul of Philanthropy exhibit; Who’s Who Titans of Industry; Police officers celebrate 40 years.

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