Digital Edition of Houston Defender

Week of April 12, 2018

  • Local Newstalk: Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump files lawsuit in shooting of Danny Thomas; Texas gets $5 billion for Harvey recovery; Defender Experience debuts Prom Edition
  • National News: Wave of teacher strikes hit U.S. with money demands; Howard student to sue school for $10 million; Black Business Day in Austin on April 20; Photos reveal Black Depression-era camps; Williams sisters join King for equal pay push
  • Entertainment: ‘Crossroads’ left mark on local television
  • Health: Metabolic syndrome is a health risk
  • Center Fold: Are HBCUs in jeopardy? Texas HBCUs uphold rich education tradition
  • College & Pro Sports: The future looks bright for Houston Cougar basketball
  • High School Sports: Stars shine at HISD district track meet
  • Top Events: Women of Crossroads; BLCK Market Houston; State of Black Women in America

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