Houston Matters

Houston Matters (really, it does)

Posted on · Greetings! And thanks for visiting Houston Matters’ website! What is Houston Matters, you ask? Well, first and foremost, it’s a radio program, which you can hear Fridays at noon on KUHF 88.7 FM in Houston. During each hour of Houston Matters, we investigate the issues and ideas, people and places that make Houston…well…Houston! We talk […]


Houston Welcomes New Asia Society Center

Posted on · Latest research says Houston is the most ethnically diverse city in the country. This much is apparent in the growing population of Asian-Americans — a number which has risen in Houston by 70% from 2000 to 2010. And now those Asian-Americans have a physical place to go in the form of the new Asia Society’s building in the Museum District.


Latino Groups Take To The Street

Posted on · Latino rights groups are unhappy with the number of Latino undocumented immigrants being sent to prison. Some of them protested outside the downtown federal detention building calling for change.


Latino Spending Power on the Rise in Harris County

Posted on · It's a good problem to have, millions of potential customers from a segment of the population that has traditionally been ignored by big business. It's no longer a secret that Latinos here in the US have a lot of spending power, nearly a trillion dollars a year.


African-American Doctors in Houston

Posted on · Local history educators say the story of African-American doctors in Houston needs to be better-known than it is, so they’ve created a website to tell the stories of some of Houston’s most remarkable medical pioneers. Houston Public Radio’s Jim Bell reports. University of Houston History professor Kathleen Brosnan says very often, black studies tend to […]