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Monday’s Show: Ex-Felons As Candidates, And Embedded With White Supremacists (Dec. 2, 2019)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: The latest on the runoff race for Houston City Council District B, the latest efforts to treat HIV/AIDS, lessons from six years studying white supremacist groups, and the latest on Houston sports.

On Monday’s Houston Matters: A city council election is raising questions about how Texas law restores the rights of convicted felons and how the state fits in with a national trend to destigmatize involvement in the criminal justice system. We get the latest on the runoff race for Houston City Council District B:

Also this hour: Sunday was World AIDS Day, and we learn about the latest efforts to treat – and possibly even prevent – HIV from two researchers at UTHealth:

Then, journalist Vegas Tenold tells us what he learned from six years studying white supremacist groups up close. He wrote a book about the experience called Everything You Love Will Burn:

And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports:

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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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