Juneteenth

Galveston Unpacks Juneteenth History With New Downtown Mural

Posted on · This weekend, Texans will celebrate Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day enslaved African-Americans were liberated in Texas -- more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. That happened when Union troops arrived in Galveston, where on Saturday many will celebrate with a Juneteenth parade and the dedication of a new mural.

Houston Matters

Making Solar Panel Installation Easier And More Affordable (April 26, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Details on the city’s new solar co-op, a unique book shows what life was like for African Americans in Houston 50 years after emancipation, and the latest developments in Houston sports.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Proposed Rules For Houston Floodplains, And Texas After The Confederacy (Feb. 15, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss proposed new regulations for construction within Houston's floodplains. We learn about the plight of African Americans in the South after the dissolution of the Confederacy. We visit the massive Girl Scout Cookie drop. And we find people playing hockey in Greater Houston.