Houston Matters

Thursday’s Houston Matters: Supreme Court Upholds DACA, And The Intersection Of Food And Politics (June 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The U.S. Supreme Court upholds DACA. Plus, with Quaker Oats retiring the Aunt Jemima brand, we discuss the intersection of politics and food. Plus we get an update on recent stories in the immigration and education beats.

In-Depth

Houston Private School Alumni Demand Anti-Racist Policies And Curriculum

Posted on · As the nation faces a reckoning on racism, alumni at some elite Houston-area private schools are bringing attention to their alma maters' segregationist beginnings. They also say the culture and curriculum need significant changes.

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Monday’s Houston Matters: The Role Of Violence In Political Change (June 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Examining the role violence and riots have played in political change throughout history, an uptick in COVID-19 cases at some area hospitals, and the NBA's plan to return to action.

Politics

5 Texas GOP County Leaders Share Racist Facebook Posts, Including One Juxtaposing An MLK Quote With A Banana

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott called on two Republican county chairs in Bexar and Nueces counties to resign after they shared a racist conspiracy theory about George Floyd's death. The post was also was shared by the GOP chairs in Comal and Harrison counties.

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Monday’s Show: Ex-Felons As Candidates, And Embedded With White Supremacists (Dec. 2, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The latest on the runoff race for Houston City Council District B, the latest efforts to treat HIV/AIDS, lessons from six years studying white supremacist groups, and the latest on Houston sports.