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Tuesday’s Show: Slowing Traffic In Residential Neighborhoods, And Global Migration’s Affect On Houston (Oct. 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A campaign aims to encourage people to slow down in residential neighborhoods. And New York Times senior writer Jason DeParle talks about his years covering poverty and international migration.

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Full Show: DOJ Suing The City, And UH Chancellor Renu Khator (March 1, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn about a DOJ lawsuit against the City of Houston. UH Chancellor Renu Khator answers your questions. We learn how the Great Migration helped and hurt African Americans. And a concert combines classical music with elements of a murder mystery.

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Full Show: Bail Reform Lawsuit, And Parental Incarceration (Feb. 1, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss a lawsuit over bail reform in Harris County. We learn how children are affected when their parents are incarcerated. A historian explains how migration to Houston before World War II changed notions of race here. And a witness to the 1947 Texas City disaster shares his story.

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How the Great Migration of African Americans Shaped Houston

Posted on · (Above: One of many University of Houston student projects related to The Great Migration of African Americans from the South to large cities during the 20th century. Photo Courtesy: University of Houston/Flickr) Students from the University of Houston and Texas Southern University recently collaborated to produce an exhibit on the Great Migration — the historical mass migration […]