The Defender Digital Editions

April 28, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Beware of flood scammers; Flood victims can apply for assistance
  • National: HBCUs pay more to borrow money; Cleveland paying Tamir Rice’s family $6 million
  • Entertainment: Red Cat Jazz Festival returns to Galveston
  • AIDS treatment underutilized among Blacks
  • Prince mourned by fans; Billy Paul dead at 81
  • Center Fold: Mother’s Day top 10 gifts; Moms tell what they really want
  • Five low-cost ways to test your business idea; Houston job fairs promote youth employment; Financial statements essential for business
  • Opinion: Harriet Tubman: Economic freedom fighter
  • Defender Mother’s Day contest kicks off
  • Beat wardrobe ‘blahs’ with a closet makeover; Make spring cleaning simple, natural, easy
  • Pro & College Sports: Houston native Womack making name in racing
  • High School Sports: Sharpstown baseball builds back to glory days
  • Top Events: Writer’s Block Live Showcase; Women’s Guild Impact Awards Luncheon; Alvin Ailey After Party

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