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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Releasing Body Camera Video, And Stopping Summer Brain Drain (May 27, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Calls to release video of recent fatal police shootings, our weekly political roundup, fighting summer brain drain, the effects of spaceflight on the body.

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Thursday’s Show: Shutting Down Freeways Before They Flood, And Author And Therapist Lori Gottlieb (Nov. 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Creating a system to shut down freeways before they flood, a conversation with therapist and author Lori Gottlieb, and examining white people's reactions to the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Full Show: Debate Recap, Black Lives Matter Focuses On The Election, And Country Cover Songs (Sept. 13, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A recap of the Presidential debate from TSU, Black Lives Matter focuses on the 2020 election, some area musicians sing covers of their favorite country classics, and we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news.

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Full Show: Legislature Wrap-Up, And Improving Houston Parking (May 28, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The accomplishments and failures of the legislative session, how Houston parking could be improved, how police shootings are handled nearly half a decade after Ferguson, and a novel about the origins of the oil industry.

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Full Show: Warning to Humanity, and Houstonians’ Favorite Books (Sept. 10, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We get an update on the case of a Dallas police officer fatally shooting a black man in his apartment. Then, scientists warn humanity about impending environmental disasters. Plus, Houstonians discuss their favorite books. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Policing Black Neighborhoods, and Revitalizing the Fifth Ward: Houston Matters Weekend for November 26, 2016

Posted on · Following fatal police shootings of black men captured on video in Louisiana and Minnesota, Robert Muhammad, a Nation of Islam representative and student minister, suggested a number of ways to improve the relationship between law enforcement and the black community, including more face-to-face contact, more community involvement and more de-escalation and tension-reduction training for officers. But […]