Civil Rights Groups Send Letter To Needville ISD Over Threats To Punish Student Who Join Walkouts Over Gun Control

Posted on · Students in Needville ISD who join demonstrations about gun violence after the school shooting in Florida will be suspended for three days, according to the superintendent

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Two Diverse Counties, Two Very Different Election Outcomes

Posted on · News 88.7 recently examined two diverse neighborhoods to understand why one went red and the other blue in the 2016 election. The investigative reporting launches Houston Public Media’s DiverseCity initiative, a year-long look at what Houston’s diversity really means for the city. We talk with News 88.7 reporters Laura Isensee and Andrew Schneider about their […]

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Domestic Abuse Victims Face Challenges Finding Safe Housing

Posted on · We recently chronicled the challenges inherent in establishing affordable housing in Houston. Similar complications play out for projects devoted to establishing spaces for victims of domestic violence. Back in July, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs approved proposed plans for a low-income apartment complex in Fort Bend County. Some nearby residents oppose the […]