July 04, 2013



  •    The end of North Forest: Merger with HISD underway; Thoughts on the transition; Seven principals selected; Summer meals available; School changes
  •      Voter ID law viewed as barrier
  •      Obama launches Trade Africa initiative
  •      NAACP holds convention in Orlando
  •      Defender named best Black Newspaper
  •      Find out if entrepreneurship is for you
  •      Entertainment: Fana Mokoena lands role in ‘World War Z’
  •      Pro Sports/ College Sports: Rockets’ future starts now
  •      High School Sports: Play it safe at the pool
  •      Chag’s Place: Houston Area Urban League; The Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association; The   North Houston chapter of the Drexler Society

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