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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Lessons From New York, And Rep. Sylvia Garcia (July 7, 2020)

On Tuesday’s show: COVID-19 lessons from New York, Rep. Sylvia Garcia answers your questions, why education advocates encourage parents to enroll their kids in pre-K programs despite the pandemic, and exploring what it’s meant to be a black artist.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We discuss what lessons Houston could learn from New York City as we deal with a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Also this hour: Rep. Sylvia Garcia answers your questions about the COVID-19 pandemic and other issues facing Greater Houston.

Then, despite so much uncertainty created by the virus, some education advocates are encouraging parents to still enroll their kids in pre-K programs this fall.

And a new exhibit at the MFAH called Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power explores what it meant to be a black artist during the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s.

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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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