The Defender Digital Editions

August 25, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: NAACP denounces ‘White Lives Matter’; TSU students named White House All-Stars
  • National: Nonprofit puts $1 million in largest Black bank; Powell says Clinton trying to pin emails on him
  • Entertainment: Marc Lamont Hill writes about America’s ‘vulnerable”
  • Support your staff with education, development
  • Center Fold: Gospel Music Heritage Month; Houston seeks industry crown; Did You Know? Houston’s gospel stars
  • Pro & College Sports: New beginning, new coach for TSU Tigers
  • High School Sports: Carnegie wins HISD volleyball tournament
  • Ellis receives national leadership award; Noted journalist George Curry dead at 69
  • Top Events: Ensemble Gala; Zuvaa Pop Up Tour; Teen Houston Brunch

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