Houston Matters

Flooding and pollution in minority communities, and the impact of minority-owned businesses (June 30, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Increased flooding across the country is exposing more people to industrial waste, especially those in minority communities. Plus, a new report examines the impact of minority-owned businesses on the region's economy. And a Houston teacher is honored at the Tony Awards.

Weather

Update: Texas Sees First Laura-Related Deaths; Galveston Evacuees Set To Return From Austin

Posted on · Thousands of residents along the Gulf Coast evacuated inland, and Houston-area leaders urged the region to prepare for severe winds, as Hurricane Laura approached landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Prisoner Treatment, And Unmarked Graves In Sugar Land (June 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We take a closer look at who advocates for the rights of Texas inmates. We learn about the exhumation of unmarked graves in Fort Bend County. And Rick Bragg talks about his book, The Best Cook in the World.