February 9, 2017 Defender eEdition

Week of February 9, 2017

  • Local News Talk: Sandra Bland Act-House committee lays foundation; Black History Month events; HISD student goes to Grammys; Sunnyside academy receives $1 million grant; Spring students compete in oratory contest
  • National: Trump to sign executive order supporting HBCUs; Historic Black lawman, Bass Reeves-the real Lone Ranger
  • Entertainment: Raoul Peck, Documentary director profiles James Baldwin
  • Center Fold: Valentine’s Day Special-Secrets to successful relationships; Keys to a healthy relationship
  • Health: Fight the odds of kidney failure; Obamacare repeal hurts Black women
  • Pro & College Sports: TSU alum creates award to aid students
  • High School Sports: Weathers a good fit for Sterling basketball
  • Top Events: Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Salute To Excellence Awards; From Protest To Progress NFL Players Forum; Super Bowl Gala in H-Town

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