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Full Show: Houstonians Helping Puerto Rico, And Harvey’s Toll On The Theater District (Sept. 26, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn how Houston's Puerto Rican community is responding to the natural disaster there. And members of arts organizations within Houston's much-celebrated Theater District talk about the damage they and their colleagues suffered from Harvey and how they're foraging ahead.

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As Tensions Rise Around The Country, Houston Police Discuss Their Strategy For Keeping Protests Safe

Posted on · Following the events in Charlottesville, protests and rallies have been happening in other cities. And we wanted to know how Houston police are prepared to handle these kinds of events. We spoke to an assistant chief about their strategy for making sure protests stay peaceful.

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Anita Bryant Protests 40 Years Later: Revisiting the ‘Stonewall’ Moment for Houston’s LGBT Community

Posted on · (Above: Protesters rally in opposition to anti-gay activist Anita Bryant’s Houston appearance in 1977.) While members of the LGBT community in New York rioted in 1969 in opposition to a violent police raid, Houston’s LGBT community had its major uprising 40 years ago this week when activists united to protest a performance by a country musician. […]