Week of February 06, 2020

  • On the Web: Fit & Fine; Message from the Publisher: ‘The Photograph’ – A Defender Network Valentine (photo contest enter by Tuesday, Feb. 11); TSU President; Pollyticks debuts; In Defender Sports; Defender People Editor Aswad is everywhere
  • Local News: TSU President Austin Lane terminated, 30 days given to fight allegations;  Mayor’s goal: 20,000 youth jobs
  • National News: Southern first HBCU to release CBD line; Nigerians shocked after Trump travel ban
  • Feature: Black History Month Events
  • Center Fold \\ Pollyticks: District B: The clock is ticking; What’s up Democrats? Stacey Abrams for president in 2040?; Kweisi Mfume wins; Joe! Or Joe?; Blacks ‘Trumped’: Buying, courting Black voters? This & That
  • Pro & College Sports: Phillip ‘P.J.’ Walker debuts: Houston XFL quarterback is ready; Dusty Baker: Last hurrah
  • High School Sports: Willie McCoy III: Sets tone for Bellaire; Sharpstown soccer factory continues; 2020-2022 UIL Football Division Realignment
  • Faces @ Events: Future of Black America Symposium; Black Philanthropy Houston Reception; 85th Annual GHBC Meeting