May 21, 2015


  • Local Newstalk: HISD to reduce classroom overcrowding; June 1 protest deadline for property values
  • National: Concealed carry permit holders cause concern; New Congressional caucus champions HBCUs
  • Entertainment: Dwayne Johnson stars in ‘San Andreas’
  • Blues legend B.B. King remembered
  • Zoe Kravitz follows in parents’ footsteps
  • Opinion: Obama leads discussion on poverty; Celebrate Memorial Day, ‘adopt’ a soldier
  • Center Fold: My Brother’s Keeper; National initiative enters new phase; Houston launches action plan; About My Brother’s Keeper
  • Business: Marketing plan can help grow your business; Digital marketing tips to expand your company
  • Over 50? Here’s advice on being a consultant
  • Obesity linked to prostate cancer in Black men
  • Four family members wear caps and gowns
  • TSU Tigers wins SWAC baseball tournament
  • Pro & College Sports: Rockets face Golden State after defeating Clippers
  • High School Sports: Wheatley sprinter Roberson makes surprising discovery
  • Top Events: Jodie Jiles’ Surprise Birthday Party

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