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Photo Exhibit Tells of Refugees Who Came ‘Out of Darkness’

Posted on · Houston photographer Marti Corn has a new exhibit called Out of Darkness, for which she interviewed and photographed members of Houston’s refugee community. She tells Michael Hagerty why she wanted to tell their stories. The photos and stories are on display at Redbud Gallery through June 28. MORE: Photo Exhibit Chronicles Life in Former Freedman’s Town (Houston […]

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Ron Hickman and Rodney Ellis on Harris County Jail: Tuesday’s Show (June 14, 2016)

Posted on · Five inmates have died in the Harris County Jail so far in 2016. One recent death, due to head trauma, occurred as the inmate was being processed in a holding cell. The incident sparked an inquiry from the U.S. Justice Department, amid recently announced criminal justice reform efforts in Harris County aimed at keeping people out […]

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Photo of Resident of Former Freedmen’s Town, Tamina, to Be Displayed at Smithsonian Gallery

Posted on · Last year (March 18, 2014) we brought you the story of a photo exhibit that chronicled the lives of those living in Tamina, a former freedman’s town on the opposite side of I-45 from The Woodlands. The exhibit, by Houston photographer Marti Corn, was called The Ground On Which I Stand, and it was the […]