The Defender Digital Editions

October 06, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: PV student in blackface ignites controversy; Group wants class action lawsuit against Quanell X
  • National: Obama reveals five days that shaped presidency
  • McDonald’s owner receives recognition; TSU students win 1st in competition
  • Entertainment: Amazing 102.5 FM informs, inspires
  • Birth of a filmmaker: Nate Parker speaks out
  • Center Fold: Re-birth of a nation; Question: Who is Nat Turner?
  • Commentary: Get the facts about voter ID law
  • Pro & College Sports: Cy-Fair’s Ogwumike becomes WNBA MVP
  • High School Sports: Yates on the rise to face old rivals
  • Supreme Court won’t review athletes’ case
  • Top Events: Top Ladies HBCU Gala; Morning Show Meet and Greet; Rice Black Alumni Gala

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