Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A new report ranks health care in Texas near the bottom, we discuss the latest political news, we meet the city's new poet laureate, we reflect on the contributions of The Geto Boys, and we remember JFK’s iconic moon speech at Rice University.
Posted on · Lance Scott Walker talks about his books Houston Rap and Houston Rap Tapes: An Oral History of Bayou City Hip-Hop.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss what possible impact Brett Kavanaugh's nomination could have on the November election. We learn about influential women in Houston history. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a book chronicling Houston’s rap scene.
Posted on · The Houston rap scene has now been well documented in two books, Houston Rap and Houston Rap Tapes, which feature photos by Peter Beste and interviews and oral histories collected by writer Lance Scott Walker. Walker joins us to discuss the project and Houston’s influence on the rap world.
Posted on · A federal judge in San Antonio Wednesday struck down the same sex marriage ban here in Texas. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled the ban unconstitutional, saying it deprives citizens equal protection under the law. But he also elected to delay the effect of his ruling while the state of Texas appeals. On this edition […]