The Defender Digital Editions

June 23, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: MLK Blvd. getting facelift; Ellis set to win County spot
  • National: Payday lenders scamming to get over on consumers; Ebony, Jet sold to Texas group
  • Entertainment: Hart, Johnson star in ‘Central Intelligence’; Rudolph continues to shine
  • Morehouse study reveals Blacks’ heart issues
  • Center Fold: HIV & Houston, Blacks urged to get tested; Five testing facts
  • Five ways to grow your business this summer; What is an EIN and why is it important?
  • Street Olympics Lee’s legacy;
  • Pro & College Sports: Honors roll in for SWAC standouts
  • High School Sports: School year memorable for Houston HS sports
  • Top Events: Morehouse Father’s Day Brunch; Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony; Houston Area Urban League Gala

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