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July 28, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Victory for voter ID opponents; Memorial Hermann program empowers teachers
  • National: Democratic convention builds momentum for November; NAACP policies address today’s ‘lynchings’
  • Opinion: Tragedy debunks myth blocking gun reform
  • Entertainment: Dr. Julianne Malveaux book asks ‘Are We Better Off?’
  • Center Fold: Black Issues-Where do political parties stand? Local experts list African-American concerns
  • Pro & College Sports: Olympic basketball team comes to Houston Aug. 1
  • High School Sports: Help protect kids from sports-related injuries
  • Urban League conference Aug. 3-6 in Baltimore; HBCU presidents support Black Lives Matter
  • Top Events: Minorities In Construction Luncheon; Trae Day Celebration; Greater Grace Health Festival

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