Top 3 Takeaways: Obesity care week, $4M gift for African-American memorial, apps parents should know

HOUSTON - FOX 26 is partnering with the Defender Network, which has been delivering news and information to the Black community in our area for more than 90 years.

On Tuesday during FOX 26 News at 5 p.m., anchor Caroline Collins Vats sat down with the Defender Network’s Managing Editor, Reshonda Tate, to talk about the partnership and its value to the community.

Each week we will share some of the stories the Defender team is spending time digging into and break them down into the top 3 takeaways.

This week, Tate shared the following stories we encourage you to examine: 

- Obesity Care Week: Nearly 50% of Blacks obese

- Fort Bend gets $4 mil for African-American memorial

- Five apps parents should know