In this week’s Defender

Travis Scott’s ASTROWORLD Fest ended tragically with the loss of eight lives. What went wrong? Who’s to blame? How do we keep something like this from happening again? Find out that and more in this week’s Defender InFocus by Managing Editor ReShonda Tate.

Most people won’t debate that the biggest superstar to come out of Houston to date is Beyonce, but what role did her father play in this success story. In a one on one with Mathew Knowles see what he has to say about success, Beyonce, and getting vaccinated.

The Links are always doing positive work in the community, but you have to see the dynamic life-changing community service the Fort Bend Chapter is participating in this week’s Defender.

HPD is joining Third Ward residents to fight crime. See exactly what steps are being taken by the Police Department.

Prairie View A&M University football team is laser-focused on keeping their successful reign going. Defender Pro/College Sports Editor Terrance Harris examines how Head Coach Eric Dooley is keeping the team’s eye on the prize.

Galena Park North Shore High School has a 6ft 3, 250lb brother by the name of Kristopher Ryan-Ross who is making it crystal clear with his play that he is ready for the next level. Defender High School Sports Editor Jodie B. Jiles spoke to the superstar Defensive Tackle to see how Ross became the “BOSS” on the field.

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