Defender eEdition

Week of May 02, 2019

  • Local & State: 5th Ward residents fight neighborhood contamination; Rep. Thompson files mental health school safety bill; Lawmakers, advocates urge racial equity in Texas schools
  • National: Rare conviction of officer in shooting causes concern; Black woman named Biden senior adviser
  • Entertainment: Delta Authors on Tour comes to Houston; Houston hosts National Black Film Festival; Director John Singleton dead at age 51
  • Center Fold: Kipp turns 25 — Anniversary has leaders eyeing the future
  • College & Pro Sports:  Texans draft Howard, replenish ranks; Coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke returns to TSU; Trump hosts Baylor women’s basketball team
  • High School Sports: Summer Creek sprinter Tianna Randle a firecracker on the track
  • Top Events: State of STEM Education Stakeholder Breakfast; Annual Nosh Houston Culinary Showcase; TSU Maroon & Gray Affair 2019