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How highway projects disproportionately displace minorities (Nov. 12, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: A new investigation examines who gets displaced by highway projects, including here in Houston. And musician Kam Franklin of The Suffers discusses her experience at the Astroworld festival and her new solo work.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Why School Districts Are Pushing Back Against County Health Experts (Aug. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday’s show: Why ten area superintendents have signed a letter opposing back-to-school recommendations from county health officials, addressing health care worker fatigue, Kam Franklin of The Suffers discusses her career, and Robin Kesselman prepares for a solo performance for the series Live From Jones Hall.

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Houston Band The Suffers Defines the Sound of ‘Gulf Coast Soul’

Posted on · Members of the Houston band The Suffers describe themselves as making "Gulf Coast soul." They're a ten-piece band with horns and woodwinds, keyboards and guitars – all of which blend elements of rock, soul and even reggae to create a sound that often hearkens back to an era before most of them were born. The […]