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Congressman Al Green on establishing a national Slavery Remembrance Day (Aug. 16, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: Rep. Al Green answers questions about issues before Congress and his efforts to establish a national Slavery Remembrance Day. Then we examine the role green infrastructure could play in preventing future flooding. And we visit the Banksyland exhibit.

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On Tuesday’s show: Rep. Al Green discusses issues before Congress, his efforts to establish a national Slavery Remembrance Day, and answers listener questions.

Also this hour: We bring you the next episode of News 88.7's podcast Below the Waterlines: Houston After Hurricane Harvey. In Episode 3: What role could green infrastructure play in preventing future flooding? Turns out, letting nature run its couse is often a better option than manade options.

And we visit Banksyland, a touring exhibit highlighting the work of the elusive street artist, Banksy.

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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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