The Defender Digital Editions

December 15, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Fifth Ward residents oppose batching plant
  • National: Michelle Obama: What’s next
  • Shell expands community engagement
  • Christian book offers daily nuggets
  • Entertainment: The “Believe” Interview- Issac Ryan Brown
  • Center Fold: Kwanzaa turns 50’ The seven principles of Kwanzaa; Local Kwanzaa Happenings
  • The #BuyBlack movement is real
  • Four retirement withdrawal strategies
  • Pro & College Sports: Lamar Jackson captures the Heisman
  • High School Sports: Dynamic duo propels West Orange-Stark
  • Top Events: World AIDS Day Luncheon; Blackshear Elementary 100th Year Gala; 15th Annual Jazz Soiree

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