Posted on · Research on the cemetery is finally made public, and the findings aren’t just surprising — they’re unbelievable.
Posted on · The fight of the century is unfolding in Sugar Land. Should the remains of the Sugar Land 95 be moved so construction on Fort Bend ISD's new school could continue as planned? Or should they be reburied where they were found?
Posted on · As archeologists uncover more graves, a new person is added to the team — one who specializes in studying human remains. After a few months, she thinks she knows who these people might be.
Posted on · After years of planning, contractors finally break ground on the site of a new school in Sugar Land. But the very next day, someone shows up with a warning: Be on the lookout for bodies.
Posted on · Social Studies Super Hero, Chassidy Olainu-Alade, serves as our I SEE U Tour Guide of ‘Sugar Land 95,’ a new exhibit that highlights a new form of slavery the city of Sugar Land, a popular Houston-area suburb, may not be so proud of. This episode is an encore of the April 30th, 2021 broadcast.
Posted on · Social Studies Super Hero, Chassidy Olainu-Alade, serves as our I SEE U Tour Guide of 'Sugar Land 95,' a new exhibit that highlights a new form of slavery the city of Sugar Land, a popular Houston-area suburb, may not be so proud of
Posted on · The longtime producer reflects on the stories that affected her the most.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Sugar Land convict remains, the latest political news, the best new restaurants, and a tour of the Battleship Texas.
Posted on · "A lot of people don’t know about this history, so future historians will be interested to learn how did greater awareness of this history come about and what did it take?," Rice professor Caleb McDaniel said
Posted on · On today’s show we’re doing a sort of not-so-secret Santa. Members of the Houston Matters team drew each other’s names at random, and, throughout this hour, they’ll present examples of another producer’s work that they’re thankful for. To get things started, Michael Hagerty selected a recent conversation between Paige Phelps and Dr. Stephen Klineberg of […]
Posted on · Rice University recently displayed a small exhibit on a subject of Texas history you may not be aware of: convict leasing – the use of prison labor right after the Civil War. Historians say it predominately affected African Americans. Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin reports on the past and present implications of the convict lease […]
Posted on · Highway signs are carefully regulated. They have to be a certain height and color. Most importantly, of course, they have to be as legible as possible, and that’s why there are standard rules for lettering. Back in 2004, Texas and some other states opted to use a new, independently designed font called Clearview instead of […]