Good, Bad and Ugly

Banning Native American Mascots, Rising Rents & Checking In at the Rodeo: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Houston News

HISD banned Native American mascots — or any mascot based on a racial or ethnic group. A study says Houston is among the cities with the biggest increase in rents. And the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was one of Facebook’s top ten checked-into places of the year. Our panel of decided non-experts decides if […]

gbu-logo-mHISD banned Native American mascots — or any mascot based on a racial or ethnic group. A study says Houston is among the cities with the biggest increase in rents. And the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was one of Facebook’s top ten checked-into places of the year. Our panel of decided non-experts decides if these stories are good, bad or ugly.

This week we’re joined by: Attorney and blogger Mark Bennett, Aurora Losada, Editor of the Houston Chronicle’s Spanish language bi-weekly La Voz de Houston; and Joe Holley, Native Texan Columnist and Editorial Writer for the Houston Chronicle.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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