April 13, 2017


Week of April 13, 2017

  • Local News: Councilmember Edwards launches empowerment series; Voter campaign failed to prevent ID confusion; Black restaurant week promotes Blue Triangle; Houston poet laureate named; TSU prepares for Maroon & Gray Affair; Defender Mother’s Day Contest underway
  • National: Justice Dept. considers reopening Emmett Till case; HBCUs much-needed option for Blacks; Guide merges the faith, HIV divide; New PACs want more Blacks in politics
  • Entertainment: Queen Latifah series hopes to inspire Black travel
  • Center Fold: Houston First Ladies-Female leaders in the Black church
  • Health: Kelsey-Seybold warns about strokes
  • Pro & College Sports: Texas A&M star Garrett tops NFL draft
  • High School Sports: Yates softball team reaches for the stars
  • Top Events: Dr. Alvia Wardlaw’s Book Signing; Planting Dreams & Harvesting Hope Breakfast; Anchor Institutions: Tools for Wealth Building Luncheon