Texas

In Texas Cities, Protests Over Police Violence Lead To Clashes

Posted on · Despite some violent encounters between police and protesters Friday night, Houston's weekend of protests was largely peaceful compared to other cities.

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Monday’s Houston Matters: Weekend Protests, And COVID-19’s Burden On Public Health Care (June 1, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Recapping protests over the weekend following the death of Houston native George Floyd, how COVID-19 is affecting the county's public health system, and Houston's risk for storm surge.

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UH Summit Addresses The Relationship Between Journalists And Social Activists

Posted on · The second-annual Global Communication Summit aims to better prepare journalists to cover protests and to help social activists better tell their stories.

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Full Show: Transmitting Wind Energy, And Writer Junot Diaz (April 3, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a Houston-based project to transmit wind energy across the Midwest. Then, we learn about standards for sanitation at health clinics. Plus, we discuss the effectiveness of protesting. And Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz talks about his children's book, Islandborn.

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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.