Politics

GOP Voting Bills Aimed At Harris County Reforms Are Suppression, Civil Rights Groups Say

Posted on · The ACLU, the Anti-Defamation League and others slammed the bills, which they say are unjust and make it harder to vote. Harris County leaders, meanwhile, say their reforms are the target.

Town Square

Anti-Asian Racism On The Rise

Posted on · "Too many Asian Americans have been walking up and down the streets and worrying, waking up each morning the past year feeling their safety and the safety of their loved ones are at stake," said President Joe Biden in a statement on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

Houston Matters

Friday’s Show: Distance Learning Opportunities At Fort Bend ISD, And Singer Judy Cheeks (March 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Distance learning opportunities at Fort Bend ISD, a rodeo vendor on his lost income, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and Woodlands-based R&B musician Judy Cheeks.

In-Depth

Houston Houses Of Worship Struggle To Stay Welcoming, With An Eye On Security

Posted on · Since the Sutherland Springs tragedy, people have been questioning if more could be done to protect churches. But, some places of worship already have security measures in place, which evolved from a history of being targeted.

Houston Matters

What’s Causing the Upsurge in Anti-Semitism in Houston and Across the Nation?

Posted on · (Above: The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center in Meyerland. Photo: Wikipedia Commons) On Sunday (March 12, 2017), the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston was evacuated for the second time in less than a month after receiving a bomb threat. JCCs and other Jewish organizations nationwide have received more than 150 such bomb threats […]

Full Show

Anti-Semitism in Houston, and the Future of Nuclear Power in Texas: Thursday’s Show (March 16, 2017)

Posted on · (Above:Â The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center in Meyerland. Photo: Wikipedia Commons) On Sunday (March 12, 2017), the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston was evacuated for the second time in less than a month after receiving another bomb threat. JCCs and other Jewish organizations nationwide have received more than 150 such bomb threats […]

Houston Matters

Should We Destroy Symbols of Hate or Preserve Them as History?

Posted on · A federal jury recently (Jan. 10, 2017) determined Dylann Roof should be sentenced to death for killing nine African Americans in an historic black church in Charleston, S.C. in 2015. After the shooting, political leaders in South Carolina and Alabama responded by removing the Confederate battle flag from their state capitol buildings. Of course, there's […]

Full Show

Freedmen’s Town Bricks, and East End Development: Tuesday’s Show (January 24, 2017)

Posted on · For the second time, the Freedmen's Town bricks were ripped up by city contractors, despite explicit instructions from the city not to disturb the bricks. So why does this keeping happening? What can the neighborhood do to preserve what's left of these bricks? What more can the city do, when Mayor Sylvester Turner has already […]