February 14, 2019


Week of February 14, 2019

  • Local & State News: County votes against more prosecutors; Newly elected Harris County judge dies; Missouri City rated one of safest Texas cities; H-E-B breaks ground on MacGregor Market
  • National: Clamor for ouster of top Democrats slows in Virginia; Harris takes on questions about ‘Blackness’; Bennett raises funds to keep accreditation; NAACP addresses ‘State of Black America’ CBC chair tells ‘State of Black Women’
  • Entertainment: Taraji P. Henson on ‘What Men Want’; Rap artists, women take center stage at Grammys; Houston rapper to invest in Black startup
  • Center Fold: Legislative State Black Summit Feb. 24-26 in Austin; ‘The fierce urgency of now’: State of Black lives in Texas; TXLBC Summit panel descriptions
  • College & Pro Sports: PVAMU leads conference, TSU second; Baseball pioneer Frank Robinson dead at 83
  • High School Sports: Sterling playmakers McKinney and Nickerson a tandem
  • Top Events: College Signing Day; H-E-B Third Ward Groundbreaking; Mayor’s Annual History Makers Awards