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Full Show: Flood Plain Research, And International Women’s Day (March 8, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: A study says more Americans live in flood plains than we originally thought. Then, a Houston researcher is involved in a potential breakthrough on a kidney stone drug. Plus, we discuss how the conversation about women's rights has changed. And a photography exhibit chronicles one woman's journey to motherhood.

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Photo of Resident of Former Freedmen’s Town, Tamina, to Be Displayed at Smithsonian Gallery

Posted on · Last year (March 18, 2014) we brought you the story of a photo exhibit that chronicled the lives of those living in Tamina, a former freedman’s town on the opposite side of I-45 from The Woodlands. The exhibit, by Houston photographer Marti Corn, was called The Ground On Which I Stand, and it was the […]

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Photographer Hopes Portraits Will Return Some Dignity to Abu Ghraib Abuse Victims

Posted on · During the Iraq War, you probably remember seeing photos of detainees being abused at the Abu Ghraib prison. Some of the more infamous photos showed detainees wearing hoods or lying naked at the end of a leash. Photographer Chris Bartlett saw them too and wanted to find a way to use his skills to voice his […]

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Photo Exhibit Chronicles Life in Former Freedman’s Town

Posted on · FotoFest – Houston’s six-week-long, international biennial photography festival – is underway now through April 27, with photography exhibits and events around the city. This year’s FotoFest focuses on contemporary Arab video, photography and mixed media art. But there are exhibits focused on numerous other themes, including one that documents life in a little-known area near […]