Posted on · I SEE U with Eddie Robinson explores cultural identity through stories of people and places that have been transformed by the effects of long-standing biases.
Posted on · In the inaugural edition of The Bigger Picture, the new Houston Matters monthly segment exploring the larger issues addressed in film and TV, we explore the feminist message of Captain Marvel.
Posted on · Identity and labels have been at the heart of a lot of our political and social discourse in recent years. From identity politics to racial strife to equal rights and religious liberty, there are any number of major issues and ideas affecting Greater Houston that tend to begin with labels about race, ethnicity, gender and […]
Posted on · In 2006 the U.S Census Bureau estimated that about 13Â percentÂ of Houstonâs population of 2 million were over 60 years old. Those are the Baby Boomers, a generation of folks born between 1946 and 1964. Where will all those people go as they age — nursing homes,Â family, or join a growing trend of […]
Posted on · Houston Matters talks with two members of the band Dengue Fever, who describe finding the one key element that gave them the credibility to perform Cambodian rock -- both there and in the U.S.
Posted on · More than 30 years ago, Houston's Black Heritage Society, after being approached by Martin Luther King, Sr., wanted to find a way to memorialize Martin Luther King, Jr. in the city. While they wanted a statue, they ended up settling for a live oak tree on MLK Boulevard. That set in motion a series of […]
Posted on · If youâve ever Googled the phrase âvolunteering in Houston,â youâll find hundreds of organizations that you can connect with. One of the oldest though — and a solely female volunteer group — is the Houston Junior Forum. Itâs been around for 67 years with a focus on helping kids and senior Houstonians — all while […]