Houston Matters

Book Chronicles Unsung ‘Saints In The Struggle’ For Civil Rights

Posted on · Dr. Jonathan Chism explains why many members of the Church of God in Christ chose to get involved in the Civil Rights movement, despite the stance of their denomination.

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Full Show: Health Care Merger Called Off, And Non-Citizen Voters List (Feb. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The proposed merger between Memorial Hermann and Baylor Scott & White has been called off. Plus, we preview the State of the State address. We learn how area counties are handling lists of possible non-citizen voters. A sociologist explains how racism can persist without racists. And a local theater company throws itself a wake.

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Full Show: Political Roundup, And Houston’s Best Sandwiches (April 4, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Our panel of experts discusses the latest political stories. Then, our group of local food writers discusses where to find the best sandwiches in town. And we learn about a musical being produced by the general manager of the Rockets about -- what else -- basketball.

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Houston Student Sues School District Over Expulsion For Sitting During Pledge

Posted on · India Landry, a senior from Windfern High School, is suing her school district after being expelled for not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. We learn about her case and discuss our national fixation on things that are largely symbolic.