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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.

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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.