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Houston in Black and White

Posted on · On Monday January 16th, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Houston Public Media presented ‘Houston: In Black and White'. This was a groundbreaking new TV 8 documentary exploring perceptions about race relations between Houston's African-American and Anglo community. We encourage you to share your thoughts about this show on Twitter using #HouBW.

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How We Talk About Race: Thursday’s Show (August 27, 2015)

Posted on · Each generation approaches conversations about race differently. Baby Boomers who lived through the Civil Rights Era of the 1960s see the world differently from Gen Xers, who grew up in a desegregated — but still in some ways disconnected and often unequal — society. Millennials live in a digital age in which seemingly everything is […]

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Is There A Racial Opportunity Divide in Greater Houston?

Posted on · For the last two weeks, the nation has watched events transpire in Ferguson, Missouri. Nightly protests, occasional looting, and a general mistrust of the police by members of the community, have all been spurred by the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a Ferguson police officer. But as we’ve learned in the two weeks […]