The Defender Digital Editions

September 22, 2016


  • Local Newstalk: Bland family says battle continues; Mayor Turner proposes pension reform
  • National: Trump accused of insulting Black voters’ intelligence
  • Entertainment: Blacks win big at annual Emmy Awards
  • Smokey Robinson comes to Houston
  • Center Fold: One-on-one with HISD Superintendent; Richard A. Carranza shares his vision for district; Listen & Learn tour
  • Black museum opens without King’s artifacts
  • Poindexter Dental celebrates 60 years
  • Pro & College Sports: Angleton native Thomas played, coaches for Chiefs
  • High School Sports: Milby girls adjust to new volleyball roles
  • Top Events: Black Heritage Festival; SHAPE 47th Anniversary; HMAAC Art of Post Katrina

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