Houston Defender Turner Likes Mike

Week of February 20, 2020

  • On the Web: Fit & Fine; Message from the Publisher
  • Local News: Bloomberg seeks Black voters; Houston pastor, activist Dr. Earl Allen dead at 87; Study: Houston white men wages double Black, Hispanic women wages; Black History Month events; Ellis pledges $7.4M to Bayou Greenways
  • National News: Black mayors support Bloomberg; Trump administration cuts food stamps for 700,000; Weed industry limits Black owners
  • Health: High blood pressure is a silent killer; get checked
  • Feature: History Makers Awards honor Houstonians
  • Center Fold \\ People: Dr. Merline Pitre recording Texas Black political history; Black History Month: Fighting for the vote
  • Pro & College Sports: Dynamic Duo: Andrus, Patterson connect on the court; Cam Phillips propels Roughnecks
  • High School Sports: Bryce Griggs: Hightower guard as it all; Alvarez, Macias: Handle business for Heights
  • Faces @ Events: 2nd Tuesdays with the Chamber; We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr; Carnivale Mystique Mardi Gras Scholarship Gala