August 23, 2018 Houston Defender
Digital Edition of Houston Defender

Week of August 23, 2018 

  • Local & State News: School districts rated, Worthing improves; Local leaders weigh in on HISD rating; A look back at the devastation from Harvey
  • National News: White House seeks to ‘diversify’ staff; Georgia officials try to shut down voting sites; Former U.N. Secretary-General Annan dead
  • Entertainment: Remembering Aretha-The ’Queen of Soul’
  • Center Fold: Black Businesses one year after Harvey
  • College & Pro Sports: Texans left tackle Davenport bodyguards QB Watson; Simone Biles wins at U.S. Championships
  • High School Sports: Andre Walker leads HISD athletics
  • Top Events: Greater Houston Black Chamber Networking Luncheon; Ensemble 2018 Black Tie Gala; Student Grammy Awards Back to School Explosion