Posted on · Texas native and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, Annette Gordon-Reed, unpacks the history of Juneteenth – the anniversary of the end of slavery in the US, when word finally reached slaves in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: We get the latest on the sweltering weather and the potential this weekend for a weather disturbance in the gulf, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed discusses her book On Juneteenth.
Posted on · Harvard history professor Annette Gordon-Reed previews a lecture she's giving in Houston on the impact of Confederate symbols on display in the public square.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Federal workers protest the shutdown. A new study examines violence in HISD schools. We discuss the messages Confederate icons convey to the public. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And NPR's Carrie Johnson talks about covering the Justice Department.