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Prominent LGBT Rights Activists Tell Their Stories Prior to Houston Event

Posted on · San Antonio native Eric Alva was the first Marine injured in the Iraq War, and received a Purple Heart for his service. After his time with the military, he advocated for repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, and has testified in front of Congress against the policy. He continues to be at the […]

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Black Lives Matter, Transportation, LGBT Rights, and Quilts: Tuesday’s Show (October 27, 2015)

Posted on · Social activist and philosopher Dr. Cornel West will speak at the University of Houston Downtown on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. He'll discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and race relations in America today. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn more about the Black Lives Matter movement as Michael Hagerty talks with […]