Warning: Declaration of GKCacheControllerPage::store($wrkarounds = true) should be compatible with JCacheController::store($data, $id, $group = NULL) in /home/sonceria/public_html/editions/plugins/system/gavickExtCache/gk_assets/gk.page.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of JParameter::loadSetupFile($path) should be compatible with JRegistry::loadSetupFile() in /home/sonceria/public_html/editions/libraries/joomla/html/parameter.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of JCacheControllerPage::store($wrkarounds = true) should be compatible with JCacheController::store($data, $id, $group = NULL) in /home/sonceria/public_html/editions/libraries/joomla/cache/controller/page.php on line 0
The Defender Digital Editions

Warning: Declaration of JCacheControllerView::get(&$view, $method, $id = false, $wrkarounds = true) should be compatible with JCacheController::get($id, $group = NULL) in /home/sonceria/public_html/editions/libraries/joomla/cache/controller/view.php on line 0

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.

Defender Media Group

12401 South Post Oak #223
Houston, Texas 77045
Telephone: 713-663-6996

Houston's Leading Black Information Source.

The Defender was founded by C.F. Richardson Sr., in 1930. From the 1940s to the 1980s, C.F. Richardson Jr., led the company. In 1981, a new era of modern journalism began under Sonceria Messiah-Jiles. Today, the Defender Media Group’s products include: traditional print, online and social media.

© 2017 Houston Defender, All rights reserved.