Houston Matters

Remembering Texas Feminist Sissy Farenthold (Sept. 28, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Paying homage to a prominent Texas feminist, a conversation with City Councilmember Martha Castex-Tatum, and the nation's reckoning with Confederate monuments.

COVID-19

New Details Emerge In NYC Restaurant Brawl Over Vaccine Proof Involving 3 Houston Women

Posted on · Attorneys for Carmine’s and for three women from Texas who are facing charges tell the New York Times that the women had provided documentation of COVID-19 vaccinations but that the altercation escalated after two men who joined the party didn’t have proof.

Houston Matters

The Bigger Picture: How The Black Panther Movement Echoes In Black Lives Matter

Posted on · A Houston activist and a local film critic discuss the film Judas and the Black Messiah, the legacy of the Black Panthers, and reverberations in the current fight for civil rights within the Black Lives Matter movement.

Education

Texas A&M Officials Say Moving Sul Ross Statue Is No Longer An Option, But Students Say The University Never Made That Clear

Posted on · University officials said Wednesday that the decision to keep the Ross statue in place is not a new one, and that the diversity committee that has been studying the issue for the past three months was never considering removing the statue.