Houston NAACP to host its second community forum on TEA takeover
Houston NAACP President James Dixon speaks to the Defender about upcoming HISD takeover community forum.
NewsBriefs for Week of March 31
From police misconduct to free legal counseling, here are news briefs for March 31.
Texas-based fashion designers to look out for
Here are the Defender Network’s top 5 Black fashion designer picks to watch.
Senior staff of State Rep. Jolanda Jones resigns over hostile work environment
Rep. Jones’ senior staffers resigned, citing an “abusive and hostile” work environment.
Follow these tips to keep your money and data safe online
Protect your financial accounts, personal information and keep your money safe on the internet.
HUD announces $5.5 million funding opportunity for HBCUs to conduct housing and community development research
The research will initiate an ongoing series of housing reports focused on underserved communities.
Defender/FOX 26 Top 3 Takeaways – March 30
The Defender team and FOX 26 break down this week’s top 3 takeaways.
Reporter’s Message: School shootings, digital blackface, Jonathan Majors
Defender Network reporter Laura Onyeneho gets straight “To The Point” on the latest trending news.
DN+ shares storytelling that reflects the diverse interests and experiences of Black Houston area readers.
Where Blacks in the Houston area meet neighbors, learn about Black businesses and share experiences
Schools are tracking everything students do
Insane amounts of student information tracked by schools coupled with inadequate data protection spells trouble.
Third TEA community forum: Morath is a no-show
Morath was still absent as TEA hosted its third community forum on HISD takeover process.
Jeffery LeGrand: The year of redemption
Jeffery LeGrand is determined to finish this year stronger than last year.
Harris Co. offering free legal counseling to residents facing eviction
Qualifying residents will get to meet with an attorney where their eviction case is held.
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Debt, expenses stress lower income households
A new poll shows that personal finances are a major stressor for some households.
Deputies accused of shoving guns in mouths of 2 Black men
In one fatal confrontation, a mother said a deputy kneeled on her son’s neck.
Report: Obamacare significantly reduced healthcare racial disparities
More than 5 million people gained coverage between 2020 and early 2022, federal data showed.