Defender e-Edition Houston's Leading Black Information Source. #MLK

Week of January 17, 2019

  • Local & State News: Teen honored as activist raises awareness about FBISD discipline; Travis Scott donates $100,000 to nonprofit; Bill would protect homebuyers in flood areas
  • National News: Trump accused of making money in White House; Former housing chief joins 2020 race
  • Entertainment: Band Brings spirit of New Orleans to town; ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ a moving story
  • MLK Holiday Special: Celebrating Dr. King; Government shutdown affects holiday plans; Chronology: Important dates in life of King;
  • Center Fold: In honor of Dr. King, millennial ministers speak out; City of Houston begins new MLK tradition; King was outspoken on issues, ideologies
  • Health: Cervical cancer screening saves lives
  • College & Pro Sports: UH basketball back in national spotlight; NFL launches social justice initiative
  • High School Sports: Maurice Campbell Wheatley forward/center enforcer in the paint
  • Top Events: Stepping Into Strength (SIS) Mentoring Program Teen Summit; Legacies of the Emancipation Park Neighborhood; NAACP Houston Officers Installation Ceremony