Posted on · The study from professors at Rice and Temple universities shows the adverse affects displacement methods used to help flooding have on residents who do not live in white or affluent neighborhoods.
Posted on · Residents suspect a “gumbo” of chemicals from a nearby rail yard is to blame for the heightened cancer risk.
Posted on · On Monday's show: Why the I-45 widening project is on hold, and a conversation with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Posted on · Residents said they're having to borrow water or use bottled water to bathe, cook and flush toilets since their pipes burst.
Posted on · A state investigation revealed another cancer cluster in Northeast Houston last month, but the news only confirmed what residents already knew.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A report finds greater-than-expected numbers of Houston adults developed certain types of cancer in the north Houston neighborhoods of Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens. We learn more.
Posted on · Historic black neighborhoods like Independence Heights and the Fifth Ward are in the crosshairs of Houston highway plans, decades after expressways separated communities from the rest of the city.
Posted on · They say officials need to gather more public comment on the project's impacts before any money is allocated.
Posted on · Carter has depicted life in the neighborhood where he grew up for both film and TV.
Posted on · In his new memoir, 'The Art & Science of Respect', the founder of Houston-based Rap-A-Lot Records explains how a difficult childhood gave him the insatiable hunger for success.
Posted on · The HISD superintendent answers your questions about HISD schools and public education.
Posted on · Five years ago, Rice University launched a program to connect students with organizations in Houston's Fifth Ward. The primary goal of the Community Bridges program is to sustainably reduce poverty in the area, which community leaders describe as impoverished. One of the organizations Rice is partnering with is Small Steps Nurturing Center. It's a preschool […]
Posted on · Today on Houston Matters we continue our 3rd annual State of Houston series with a look at the state of business and the economy in Greater Houston with the help of News 88.7 business reporter Florian Martin. Also this hour…
Posted on · Abandoned lots and crumbling industrial sites could become Houston's newest parks.