The Defender Digital Editions

November 03, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Sunnyside revitalization underway
  • National: Officer in Eric Garner death faces fed charges; Education dept. aids low-achieving schools
  • Farrakhan: ’Vote with your dollars’
  • Entertainment: Lee Daniels’ ‘Star’ shines brightly
  • Beware of computer viruses, malware
  • Center Fold: Black Votes matter-Why you should go to the polls
  • Local candidates vying for positions
  • Opinion: ‘March to the polls’ and vote
  • Five misconceptions about HBCUs
  • Houston lawyer pursues presidential pardon
  • Pro & College Sports: Sam Houston Bearkats rank #1
  • High School Sports: Pappillion an eye catcher for Heights volleyball
  • MD Anderson nurse receives oncology award
  • Top Events: The Lighthouse Church; Houston Habitat For Humanity; The Mu Kappa Omega Chapter Of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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