Posted on · New York Times best-selling author, Tami Charles, acknowledges some improvement, but says there still exists a large diversity gap in children’s book publishing-adding that this disparity directly impacts both the over- and under-represented groups in our society
Posted on · Award-winning author, Dr. Peniel Joseph, provides new interpretations of our American history and how the past is shaping today’s struggles for racial justice.
Posted on · Two women, one Black and the other White, connected through slavery, share intimate moments about how they were able to forge a remarkable friendship despite their family’s painful history
Posted on · On Friday's show: Reflecting on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy in light of the events of 2020, memories from Operation Desert Storm, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news.
Posted on · Houston Matters discusses the role violence has played in social change, from the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Movement.
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.
Posted on · Mayor Sylvester Turner said Houston will partner with the Black Heritage Society, which organized the nation’s first Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade 40 years ago. The MLK Parade Foundation has produced a competing event for the past two decades.
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.
Posted on · The 2018 finals competition being held today marks the 22nd anniversary of the competition in Houston
Posted on · Each year, elementary students in Houston and Dallas are invited to give speeches in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Competitions. This year, the kids were tasked with giving speeches as if the late Dr. King were running for president today. Here, we hear excerpts from the competition's top three winners, respectively: fifth grader […]
Posted on · Each year, elementary students in Houston and Dallas are invited to give their own interpretations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in the annualÂ Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competitions, sponsored by the law firmÂ Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. We hear learn about the competition and hear some of […]
Posted on · On this, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we remember the March on Washington from 50 years ago, and Dr. King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech delivered in front of more than a quarter million civil rights supporters. The speech, and that march, have become defining moments of the civil rights era. Back in […]