In this week’s Defender

So many have felt the pains of COVID-19, thankfully a number of people have been blessed enough to recover. But did you know that after recovery you could be dealing with symptoms for the rest of your life? Find out more in this week’s Centerfold by Defender Managing Editor ReShonda Tate.  

Mayor Sylvester Turner has been getting a lot of heat over his recent dealings with the controversial $15 million Houston housing project. See why Mayor Tuner decided to completely pull his support of the project in our NEWS section.

Children have had a tough time adjusting to the changes in formal education due to the pandemic. Defender Education Editor Laura Onyeneho spoke with local Houston teachers about how they have adjusted their approach to benefit the kids. Every parent should read this.

This week Fit & Fine shines its spotlight bright on the tenacious and beautiful entrepreneur Shayauna Richmond. Learn more about Richmond and her healthy lifestyle this Friday at www.DefenderNetwork.com .

The TSU football team is winning games and taking names. Learn how this recent improvement in performance has changed the team from Defender Sports Editor Terrance Harris.

Westfield High School has become a football team that demands respect, with their undefeated record. Senior Quarterback Carnell Williams has been standing strong as the leader of this exciting offense. Defender High School Sports Editor Jodie B. Jiles spoke with the young superstar to see what drives his success.

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