Posted on · The school district has long had days off coinciding with the Christian holiday of Good Friday and the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur and now joins others in Texas and elsewhere to implement a spring holiday for Eid.
Posted on · Houston Matters visits the newly opened 6,000 square foot permanent exhibit Art of the Islamic Worlds.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Homicides involving a gun have been on the rise in Harris County since 2018. In the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, we discuss how we should respond. And a new survey reveals what life is like here for Muslims.
Posted on · The Houston group discusses bringing ancient Muslim traditions into the contemporary world -- and even collaborating on music for a Disney show.
Posted on · Despite the state's large Muslim population, not one of Texas' more than 180 state lawmakers identifies as Muslim. That's motivated organizations to step up and make sure Muslim voices are heard.
Posted on · For months, religious leaders and other trusted voices have been promoting the vaccine to dispel hesitancy, a tactic that federal and local officials have recognized is crucial to improving vaccine uptake.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Anti-Semitic acts in the region, our weekly political roundup, Houston's future as the energy capital, and observing Ramadan from home.
Posted on · Instead of depicting a first-generation American rebelling from his parents' traditions, in his new series on Hulu, Youssef portrays a Millennial struggling to stay true to his faith.
Posted on · A new series on Vice.com recently visited Houston's IslamInSpanish organization to learn why so many Muslim converts come from the Latino community.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Relief for furloughed federal employees, helping seniors prepare for retirement, winter gardening advice, and Latino converts to Islam.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A new study examines Houstonians' views on Muslims. We discuss how the Catholic Church can gain back credibility. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And comedian Paula Poundstone answers some very random questions we throw at her.
Posted on · The man is charged with a hate crime and also with use of a fire to commit a federal felony in the January 2017 fire that destroyed an Islamic center in Victoria
Posted on · Amer explains how an unusual offer from his high school English teacher propelled him into standup and what he learned from a chance encounter with the President's son.
Posted on · The 5-4 decision is the court's first substantive ruling on a Trump administration policy
Posted on · Jeffress responded in a tweet of his own by defending his view that "salvation is through faith in Christ alone"