Defender August 30 eEdition
Houston Defender August 30, 2018

Week of August 30, 2018

  • Local & State News: Third Ward voter suppression blasted; Excerpt from Bennett letter to voters; Beat traffic while saving money and stress; TSU student opens exhibit at Row Houses
  • National News: Andrew Gillum wins Democratic nomination for Florida governor; Black video game champ target by gunman; McCain has mixed legacy in Black community; Petition seeks to overturn Cosby verdicts; Katherine Johnson of ‘Hidden Figures’ is 100
  • Entertainment: The Colour of Music, Black classical festival comes to town; Beyoncé and Jay Z give scholarships to students
  • Center Fold: Melanie Lawson, Living with multiple sclerosis
  • College & Pro Sports: PVAMU coach Dooley prepared for great things
  • High School Sports: Football coaches’ season preview
  • Top Events: Houston Black Heritage Music & Arts Festival; Mayor’s Jazz Brunch; Women in the NAACP Fashion Show