The Defender Digital Editions

June 30, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Grant helps ex-offenders get jobs; Mayor plans to curb Kush
  • National: Supreme Court rulings have major implications
  • Defender wins Merit Awards; Houston Housing Authority honored
  • Entertainment: Mahershala Ali stars in ‘Free State of Jones’
  • Center Fold: Summer Family Fun-Grab the kids and have a great time
  • UH report addresses Black youth suicides; Play it safe with fireworks
  • My Brother’s Keeper looks to live on after Obama
  • Pro & College Sports: Olympic candidate Rogers runs for the gold
  • High School Sports: Dickinson rebuilding with 7-on-7 football
  • Top Events: Houston Welcomes NNPA: Reception Honoring TSU President; Yates HS Founders Anniversary

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