June 15, 2017


Week of June 15, 2017

  • Local News: Prairie View A&M president stepping down; Southwest’s first Black pilot retires; Black woman sole finalist for UHCL president; Winners of Father’s Day contest announced
  • National: Black unemployment falls for wrong reasons; U.S. has most obese children, young adults; Black woman named to NASA astronaut class; Black women undervalued, underpaid
  • Entertainment: Jelando Johnson taking a journey through music; Music stars set the stage at BET Awards
  • Health: Diabetes ups the risk for vision loss
  • Center Fold: President Austin Lane shares inside story of TSU
  • Juneteenth: Emancipation Park gets a $33 million makeover; Area events commemorate Juneteenth
  • Pro & College Sports: Cougars sprint to glory at NCAA championships
  • High School Sports: The Deer crowns season with state title
  • Top Events: First Friday Happy Hour; Meet & Greet South Africa’s First Female Winemaker; 38th Annual Pan African Cultural Festival