June 27, 2019


Week of June 27, 2019

  • Local & State: Royce West considers running for U.S. Senate; HISD without budget faces June 30 deadline; South Texas Law Review gets first Black editor
  • National: High court tosses murder conviction over racial bias; Sentencing looms in Charlottesville attack; Meet Democrats making presidential bids; White House hires new Black outreach director; One of last surviving Tuskegee Airmen dead; Experts seek answers: More Black children committing suicide
  • Entertainment: Despite controversy, Jackson legacy strong
  • Center Fold: Remembering Defender Sports Editor: Gifford ‘Max’ Edison
  • High School Sports: Andre Duplantier II displays next-level baseball talent; Jonathan Baldwin has dual threat written all over him
  • College Sports: SWAC sets 2019 ESPN football schedule; PVAMU goalkeeper to play for Caribbean women’s team; NCAA, NFL collaborate on football safety goals
  • Top Events: UH Black Alumni Association 2019 Heritage Brunch; Josie Robinson Johnson’s Book Signing; Festival Under the Stars Juneteenth Concert