August 22, 2019


Week of August 22, 2019

  • Local & State News: Two Black HISD trustees won’t seek re-election; National Missionary Baptist Convention comes to town; Black-owned company teams with H-E-B; Universities boost minorities in academia
  • National News: Trump prepares to woo African-American voters; NYPD officer fired for Eric Garner death; Census Bureau begins canvassing
  • Entertainment: Tyler Perry making major moves at BET
  • Center Fold: Stop making Black girls criminals
  • Sports: NFL players speak out about Jay-Z deal; PVAMU names interim athletic director; Former UT and NFL player Cedric Benson dies; Whitney Mercilus – Texan helps with back to school
  • Top Events: HCC Business Resiliency Expo; Ensemble Theatre’s Rhythm of the Night 2019 Gala; Negris Lebrum Cosmetics Launch Party