The Defender Digital Editions

June 02, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Criminal court reform starts controversy; Texas child support overhaul doubles
  • National: Black policy makers call historic convention; Cosby’s lawyers give preview of their defense
  • Historic church collaboration helps students
  • Entertainment: OWN unveils line-up for June
  • Center Fold: Black Children face emotional challenges; 10 things about mental health disparities
  • Pro & College Sports: Texans come together for OTAs
  • High School Sports: Blake Martin helping Deer Park dial perfection
  • Houston teen honored for flood relief effort
  • Top Events: KIPP Voyage Young Ladies’ Leadership Conference; Mayor Lee P. Brown Book Signing; Branwar Wines & The Space Group Art Tasting

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