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August 11, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Thierry win completes leadership puzzle; Harris County reports state’s first Zika death
  • National: Chicagoans protest killing, police shown celebrating; Baltimore protesters sentenced, not police
  • Ensure that your business is social enough
  • Entertainment: ‘Suicide Squad’ parades Black stars
  • Hank’s Ice Cream offers scoops and smiles; Fountain of Praise mission trip uplifts souls
  • Opinion: Is there corporate leadership on racial justice?
  • Center Fold: Ensemble celebrates 40 years; Theater focuses on entertainment, outreach; Black Tie Gala celebration weekend; About the Ensemble
  • Farmers continue to seek justice from USDA
  • Health: Why prenatal care is so important
  • Pro & College Sports: UH Cougars football ready to roll in 2016
  • High School Sports: Dawson sets sights on new horizon
  • Local youth participate in opportunity project
  • Top Events: A Woman’s Worth Seminar; Buy Black Marketplace; Poetry Lounge Sunday

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