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The Role of Muslim Women in Fighting Extremism: A Conversation with Writer & Activist Samina Ali

Posted on · Samina Ali is a writer and activist who focuses on issues facing Muslim women. At a time when there's plenty of rhetoric and fear about Muslims in America, she says Muslim women play a key role in shaping how Islam is seen around the world. She was recently in town to speak at the University […]

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Startup Companies, Ramadan and Tomlinson Hill: Houston Matters for Thursday, July 24, 2014

Posted on · The number of startup companies in Houston has exploded in recent years. While many of these startups focus on oil and gas and the medical industries, there's also innovation happening in other areas. On this edition of Houston Matters, we examine startups in Houston and whether there's life and industry beyond energy and healthcare. Are […]

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Houston Muslims Say All Is Calm, As Ramadan Ends

Posted on · Muslims in Houston are spending the day marking the end of Ramadan. One local Islamic leader says the community hasn't experienced any increase in harassment or threats, despite this year's holy month being dominated by religious controversies. David Pitman reports.