Houston Defender Oct. 11, 2018

Week of October 11, 2018

  • Local & State News: Confederate group’s license plate backed by commissioner; Turner urges citizens to vote; New Yates grand opening Oct. 16; Applications accepted for Debt Boot Camp; Men who cook will showcase culinary skills; Black Methodists meet in Houston Oct. 18-20; Agency caseworkers leaving Adult Protective Services
  • National News: House of Representatives top staffers lack diversity; Susan Rice might run for Senate seat in 2020; Fact or fiction-Trump fudges history on Black vote; Racism rears its head in Keith Ellison race
  • Entertainment: Soweto Gospel Choir to perform in Houston
  • Center Fold: 2018 Houston Ministers of Music Extraordinaire
  • Health: Breast cancer screening is essential; Alzheimer’s projected to rise in minorities; Aging agency offers Medicare counseling; Residents urged to get flu shots now
  • College & Pro Sports: Texans win state battle, some questions remain; Astros defeat Indians, advance in playoffs
  • High School Sports: High school players get agents? Coaches weigh in
  • Top Events: Redemption of a Dogg Meet & Greet; Women on the Move 33rd Annual Award Luncheon; GHBC 2018 Pinnacle Awards