Houston Matters

Preventing Suicide: Houston Psychologist Discusses Dealing with Mental Illness

Posted on · Tonight at 8, Houston Public Media TV 8 will present a special edition of Pioneers of Television, remembering the late Robin Williams. The actor and comedian died of an apparent suicide last month. His death, and others like it, nationally and locally, have brought the subject of suicide front and center. We learn what Houston is doing – and […]

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Recycling and Race, Suicide Prevention, and the Flower Garden Banks: Houston Matters for Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Posted on · Texas Southern Professor Robert Bullard argues Houston has a long history of locating landfills and incinerators – and their pollution – in mostly African-American and Latino neighborhoods. Now, some worry history could repeat itself, as a result of the One Bin For All recycling program. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear those concerns from […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Changing Diapers at the Dinner Table: The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News,

Posted on · From a mother kicked out of a restaurant for changing her baby’s diaper at her table, to allegations of improper use of chemicals in fracking, we contemplate The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of this week’s news with our rotating panel of “non-experts.” We’re joined today by Houston Chronicle columnist Lisa Falkenberg, Texas Originals […]