(Pictured from Left to Right: A Town Called Victoria PBS flyer, Center: Members of the Victoria Islamic Center (from left to right) – Abe Ajrami, Dr. Shahid Hashmi and Omar Rachid, Right Image- Community Members of Victoria, TX (From Back left to Right then front) – Lanell Rachid, Abe Ajrami, Heidi Ajrami, Omar Rachid, Dr. Shahid Hashmi and Rakshi Hashmi.)

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Houston Bank Robber Uses Film to Make Amends with His Victims and Family

Posted on · Darius Monroe was an honor student who at 16, robbed a bank. Years later, he returned home to Houston to learn how his actions affected family, friends, and victims of the robbery. He’s made a film about it, called Evolution of A Criminal. The film airs on the PBS series Independent Lens Monday, Jan. 12, […]

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Legislature Preview, Evolution of a Criminal, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Posted on · On the second Tuesday of odd numbered years, the Texas Legislature begins its biennial session. For a maximum of 140 days, lawmakers will decide the fate of Houstonians and Texans alike. But what does that mean for you and what are some of the bills that will be up for discussion? This year marks a […]

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