Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023

Yates principal Tiffany Guillory back on campus

Jack Yates principal Tiffany Guillory is back at the helm of the Third Ward campus within the next week, a […]

Miola Laws, mother of Laws jazz legends, dead at 103

Miola Donahue Laws, matriarch of the Laws family and mother of a slew of legendary jazz artists, died this week. […]

Patti LaBelle, Erica Campbell, Allyson Felix now honorary AKAs

In celebration of their 115th Founders’ Day, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®️ welcomed four trailblazing women into their sisterhood as […]

Makayla & Kaitlynn Evans: Westside’s twin playmakers

Westside High School senior guards Makayla and Kaitlynn Evans are twin sisters on a mission to make some major moves […]

Black Business Profile: CEO Trinity Dawson brings the energy

Trinity Dawson is the CEO of the largest, fully minority-owned energy manufacturing and service company in the nation–Integrated Utility Service […]

Contribute to the Defender Network


Support the Defender as we uphold quality journalism done by the community, about the community, for over 90 years.

Contact Us:
Advertising Requests:
News Submissions:
Event Coverage:
Questions or Suggestions:
Telephone: 713-663-6996

Avatar photo

Aswad Walker

I'm originally from Cincinnati. I'm a husband and father to six children. I'm an associate pastor for the Shrine of Black Madonna (Houston). I am a lecturer (adjunct professor) in the University of Houston...