October 05, 2017


Week of October 05, 2017

  • Local News: Harvey relief fund makes first grants; Harris County bail lawsuit may impact nation; Yates instructor gets Emmy nomination; Two HISD schools named Blue Ribbon; City launches ‘Harvey by Numbers’ website; Houston Food Bank stepping up to the plate
  • National: CHIP expires, 9 million kids lose health insurance; Obama Foundation establishes initiatives; SBA offers disaster jobs, nonprofit loans; Lawmakers fight predatory lenders
  • Entertainment: ‘Released’ OWN looks at life after incarceration
  • Center Fold: Blacks in Houston TV News
  • Pro & College Sports: Texans QB Watson proves to be real deal
  • High School Sports: Jalen Green does it all for Heights High School; Crosby players kicked off team for protesting
  • Top Events: Ensemble’s “Sassy Mamas” Opening Night; Annual Hats & Pearls Scholarship Luncheon; Black Heritage Festival 2017