Houston Defender June 21
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Week of June 21, 2018 

  • Local & State News: HISD scrambles to implement budget by June 30 deadline; Houston bids to host 2020 Democratic Convention
  • National News: Family separation receives pushback from Black clergy; Suit filed to halt Obama Presidential Center; Mom of kidnapped daughter broken-hearted
  • Entertainment: ‘Superfly’ director adds bling to old tale; Beyoncé, Jay-Z release surprise album
  • Center Fold: Darrell K. Ardison retires
  • Health: Metabolic syndrome: Know the facts, risks
  • College & Pro Sports: World Cup fever grips soccer fans; Black volleyball team wins championship; Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff becomes youngest female tennis champion in 24 years
  • High School Sports: Former basketball star T.J. Ford inspires youth
  • Top Events: Who’s Who in Black Houston 2018; Mayor Turner’s Acres Homes Juneteenth Parade; MO City Juneteenth Festival Under the Stars