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How Black Athletes Have Shaped The Olympics, And How The Olympics Shaped Black Athletes

Posted on · We learn about the stories, accomplishments, and challenges of African Americans in the Olympics from nine-time gold medalist Carl Lewis and Dr. Billy Hawkins from the University of Houston’s Department of Health and Human Performance.

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Full Show: African Americans At The Olympics, And Political Roundup (Feb. 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Educators are gathering in Houston to discuss how to better engage Latinos in STEM fields. Then, we examine the stories of African Americans at the Olympic games. Plus, our political experts discuss the latest news. And we meet skiing enthusiasts in the Bayou City.

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The Astrodome, Voter ID, and Fantasy Football: Houston Matters for Friday, September 5, 2014

Posted on · On Thursday, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett met with the nonprofit Urban Land Institute to seek guidance on his idea for turning the Astrodome into the “world’s largest indoor park.” Judge Emmett has received a lot of feedback since unveiling his idea for the Dome last week, some good, some bad. “Yeah, I’ve had a lot […]