May 30, 2013


  • Legislative update: Impact on Blacks: Lawmakers review session; Bills at a glance; Special session: What’s next.
  •      Understanding Chapter 42
  •      North Forest supporters remain hopeful
  •      Zimmerman’s team plans to discredit
  •      Black teens birth rate falls 60 percent
  •      Applicants sought for business centers
  •      Entertainment: Perry’s latest show debuts on OWN
  •      Business: Endless options equal buying power
  •      Pro Sports/ College Sports: Major League Baseball sponsors diversity summit
  •      High School Sports: Houston-area softball soars

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