I SEE U

I SEE U, Episode 13: The Radical Forgiveness of Anthony Graves [Encore]

Posted on · Death Row Exoneree Anthony Graves is fighting for a fair criminal justice system, but is Texas willing to take action? This is an encore of the August 14, 2021 broadcast.

I SEE U

I SEE U, Episode 9: Vietnamese Fishermen v. the KKK [Encore]

Posted on · An intriguing look at the 1981 court case that brought justice to Vietnamese fishermen in East Texas who were terrorized by the Ku Klux Klan. This is an encore of the July 17th, 2021 broadcast.

Houston Matters

Flooding and pollution in minority communities, and the impact of minority-owned businesses (June 30, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Increased flooding across the country is exposing more people to industrial waste, especially those in minority communities. Plus, a new report examines the impact of minority-owned businesses on the region's economy. And a Houston teacher is honored at the Tony Awards.

Houston Matters

Deadly fires in Texas prisons, and Elizabeth McIngvale’s mental health journey (May 9, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Unsafe wiring and inadequate alarm systems have led to deaths in Texas prisons, Elizabeth McIngvale's mental health journey, a local veterinarian answers your questions, and we get an update on sports.

Criminal Justice

Kids of color are disproportionately punished in the Harris County juvenile justice system, a study shows

Posted on · The study showed a small group of kids who had multiple interactions with the system -- disproportionately youth of color -- were more likely to receive harsher punishments, even though their offenses didn't increase in severity.

New Laws In Texas

More Than 650 Texas Laws Go Into Effect Sept. 1. Here Are 13 You Should Know

Posted on · Some overlooked voting laws, permitless carry, and a ban on critical race theory are among the newly passed legislation. Reporters at NPR's Texas Newsroom partner stations break down some of the key items.