Houston Matters

Should we destroy symbols of hate or preserve them as history?

Posted on · What should we do about symbols from the past? Should we eliminate them? Should we relegate them strictly to history books and museums? And how do we bridge the disconnect between those who see such symbols as strictly and solely representative of hate and those who see them as historically important?

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Freedmen’s Town Bricks, and East End Development: Tuesday’s Show (January 24, 2017)

Posted on · For the second time, the Freedmen's Town bricks were ripped up by city contractors, despite explicit instructions from the city not to disturb the bricks. So why does this keeping happening? What can the neighborhood do to preserve what's left of these bricks? What more can the city do, when Mayor Sylvester Turner has already […]