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Friday’s Houston Matters: Gov. Abbott Loosening COVID-19 Restrictions, And Honoring Houston’s Latino Icons (Sept. 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Gov. Greg Abbott loosens some COVID-19 restrictions, high school students work to diversify school curriculum, profiles of iconic Houston Latinos, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

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Report Examines the Health and Education of Latino Boys and Young Men

Posted on · The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families recently released a report on the health and education of Latino boys and young men. The report examines ways in which the experiences of Hispanic boys and young adults differ from those of their black and white peers. To learn more about the study, Houston Matters […]

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Summit Analyzes Hispanic Community’s Impact on Houston Economy

Posted on · The inaugural Hispanic Houston Impact Summit, presented by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Houston Business Journal and Telemundo Houston, takes place tomorrow (June 29, 2016) at the Hilton Americas. The summit is intended to analyze the impact the Hispanic community in Houston has on our economy. We learn more about the conference, and […]

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How Has the Portrayal of Hispanics in the Media Changed in the Last 30 years?

Posted on · The Houston Association of Hispanic Media Professionals is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The non-profit provides support for Hispanics involved in the gathering and dissemination of news, to encourage and support the study and practice of journalism by Hispanics, and to promote a fair and accurate portrayal of Hispanics in the media. We discuss the challenges […]

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How Will Houston’s Latino Population Shape the City’s Future?

Posted on · Houston will need to integrate the growing Latino community into its planning process in order to sustain its growth. That's according to Dr. David Diaz, Director of urban studies at California State University in Los Angeles. He recently spoke at the University of Houston about the larger role the city's Latino community will play in […]

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Deepwater Horizon Fifth Anniversary: Monday’s show (April 20, 2015)

Posted on · Five years ago Monday, an oil well exploded deep in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven crewmen were killed on the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, about 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana. That deadly incident was just the start of what became an all-out environmental catastrophe, as millions of barrels of crude oil spilled […]