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Michael Eric Dyson on race in Harris County criminal justice (May 8, 2023)

On Monday’s show: Author and professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson discusses ways to address racial and ethnic disparities in Harris County’s criminal justice system. He’s the keynote speaker at a conference in Houston on the subject May 18-20.



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On Monday’s show: We learn about the death of a worker at Tesla’s factory near Austin and why the company didn’t report it as required.

Also this hour: We talk with author and professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. He's the keynote speaker at a conference May 18-19 Harris County officials are organizing on racial and ethnic disparities and fairness in the county's criminal justice system.

Then, Meg Tapp of The Garden Club of Houston answers your questions.

And we get an update on sports from Jeff Balke.


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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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