Week of May 23, 2019

  • Local & State: Turner says city economic health is strong; Ford Fund hosts Tuskegee documentary; TSU sees consistent increases in graduates; PVAMU breaks ground on student housing facility
  • National: Black woman sworn in as mayor of Chicago; Mother of Trayvon Martin to run for office; Morehouse speaker will pay off grad loans; Michelle Obama making Essence Festival debut; Many Blacks not financially ready to retire
  • Entertainment: Concert features Tank, Keyshia Cole, K. Michelle
  • Center Fold: SHAPE Community Center turns 50
  • College & Pro Sports: Jones, Cooper to guide XFL franchise
  • High School Sports: Summer sports camps keep kids active
  • Top events: Menninger’s 2019 Annual Signature Luncheon; UH AAS 50th Anniversary Scholarship Banquet; Women of Color in Tech Hits Houston