FOX 26 News at 5 p.m. anchor Rashi Vats and Reshonda Tate.
FOX 26 News at 5 p.m. anchor Rashi Vats and Reshonda Tate discuss the Top 3 Takeaways for the week. Credit: Defender Network/Fox 26 via Screenshot


The Defender has partnered with KRIV, FOX 26 News, for a segment called Top 3 Takeaways on Channel 26’s 5pm newscast. Twice a week, we’ll be highlighting the original, insightful stories our team writes on a variety of topics that highlight Houston’s growing Black community, including health, education, lifestyle, business and racial disparity issues, as well as profiles of prominent citizens.

This week, The Defender Network and FOX 26 discussed the following stories we encourage you to examine: 

In case you missed it….check out past Takeaways.

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