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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.

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How The Pandemic’s Affecting Our Children (Oct. 22, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Addressing an increase in violent crime, how the pandemic's affecting the social development of kids, and staging socially-distanced theatre in people's backyards.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Clearing Up A COVID Test Backlog, And Grading Houston On Inclusivity (Sept. 24, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Clearing up a backlog of COVID-19 tests, Houston falls behind in racial and economic equity, a look at the movie Antebellum by Houston’s Gerard Bush, and stories from the integration of Texas football.

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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Halliburton’s Plans To Mitigate Financial Losses, And Making Newsrooms More Diverse (Aug. 13, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: How Halliburton is planning to mitigate the economic damage caused by tanking oil prices, how to make newsrooms more diverse, and a look at the new documentary Boys State.

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Thursday’s Show: Greater Houston’s New Recovery Czars, Rice President David Leebron, And The Life Of DJ Screw (April 23, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We meet Greater Houston's new recovery czars, Rice University President David Leebron answers your questions, we discuss the role of social media in society, and we learn about a new onscreen depiction of the life of DJ Screw.

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Thursday’s Show: Pregnancy Amid COVID-19, And The Effect On Court Proceedings (March 26, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: COVID-19 and pregnancy, the effect on jails and prisons, how courts have adapted, tips for staying physically active, and our monthly film segment, The Bigger Picture.