The Defender Digital Editions

August 04, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: HISD narrows search for superintendent to one; TSU president seeks to build legacy
  • National: More people charged in Flint water crisis; Black women making history running DNC
  • Campus carry triggers concerns
  • Entertainment: Emmy nominations show diversity
  • Center Fold: Olympic athletics to watch; The eyes of the world will be on Rio
  • Pro & College Sports: Texas A&M football prepares for big year
  • High School Sports: Super Bowl program gives students prospects
  • Take action now to save for your retirement
  • Top Events: HHBCUAA 5K Run/Walkathon Fair; Super Bowl Host Committee Presentations; SWAG Achievement Organization Banquet

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