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May 05, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Flooded residents to landlords: no repairs, no rent; Houston Black Male Summit kicks off Saturday May 21
  • National: Mobile survey of Blacks reveals untapped opportunities
  • Storm disaster relief for residents
  • Entertainment: Tyler James Williams goes back in time with ‘RePlay’
  • Defender Mother’s Day Look-Alike Contest winners announced
  • Center Fold: City Pensions, how it impacts Blacks
  • Opinion: The fight for what is possible
  • Health: Being healthy starts with your numbers
  • Don’t let sleep apnea take your breath away
  • Agencies unite location local missing persons
  • Pro & College Sports: Texans go for speed in 2016 NFL draft
  • High School Sports: Dawson’s Hypolite rises to the occasion in track
  • Top Events: Yates School of Communications; Lemonade Day in Third Ward;
  • B.E.A.U.T.Y Mentors 

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