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Vanessa Wyche Takes The Helm At NASA’s Johnson Space Center (Aug. 26, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: An update on the COVID-19 situation in Montgomery County, a conversation with the new director of the Johnson Space Center, and poet Rita Dove talks about her latest collection.

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Requiring Refineries To Offer Documents And Meetings In Languages Other Than English (April 22, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: A new proposal would require refineries and chemical plants to offer documents and public meetings in languages other than English, the history of the Black cowboy in Texas, and an alternate history of the space race.

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The Ideal Qualities For HISD’s Next Superintendent (March 25, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The ideal qualities HISD's next superintendent should possess, and with the closing of the River Oaks Theatre how can Houston better preserve its treasured cultural institutions?

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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.