The Defender Digital Editions

August 18, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Turner defends project rejection; Mother charged in death of children;
  • National: Milwaukee call for calm, Trump seeks Black vote; Baton Rouge seeks recovery from flood
  • Entertainment: Blacks enjoying YouTube success
  • TSU students win award; Crowdfunding seminars help small businesses
  • Center Fold: Back to school; What teachers want parents to know
  • Pro & College Sports: Sam Houston State flirts with greatness
  • High School Sports: Memorial’s Dotson rising volleyball star
  • Top Events: Super Bowl Pitch Day; Heroes of Houston Gala; Small Business Spotlight Funday Sunday

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