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December 08, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Freedman’s Town bricks to be restored; People on the Move
  • National: CBC chooses new young chair; Ben Carson tapped as HUD secretary
  • Voter suppression impacts 2016 election
  • Entertainment: Houstonian leads TV One, D’Angela Proctor
  • Black classics return to the big screen
  • Center Fold: Invisible Black Women-Life after incarceration
  • Pick your health plan by Dec. 12
  • HIV/AIDS research celebrates banner year
  • New Orleans school refuses to allow failure
  • Pro & College Sports: ASTROS lighting up the Hot Stove league
  • High School Sports: Winningham makes winning plays for Eagles
  • Top Events: Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting; Houston Medical Forum Scholarship Gala; DJ Supastar and Bryan Michael Cox Birthday Party

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