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Full Show: The Story Of Black Colleges And Universities, And Anthony Graves Tells His Story (Feb. 19, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: On the eve of early voting, we preview the primary election races. Then, a new film documents the history of America’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Plus, exonerated, former death row inmate Anthony Graves talks about his new book. And we recap the latest news in Houston sports.

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How The #MeToo Movement May Have Played A Role In Houston’s James Beard Award Nominations

Posted on · A record number of chefs and restaurant owners from the Houston area have been named semifinalists for James Beard awards. But some say who didn't get nominated is just as interesting. Houston Matters takes a closer look.

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Full Show: Restaurants And The #MeToo Movement, And Gentrification Of The Third Ward (Feb. 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Could the #MeToo movement have played a role in who didn't get selected as a James Beard Award semifinalist? Then, we explore the gentrification of Houston's Third Ward. Our non-experts break down The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week’s news. And we find some people actually participating in the winter sport of curling here in Houston.

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Full Show: Proposed Rules For Houston Floodplains, And Texas After The Confederacy (Feb. 15, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss proposed new regulations for construction within Houston's floodplains. We learn about the plight of African Americans in the South after the dissolution of the Confederacy. We visit the massive Girl Scout Cookie drop. And we find people playing hockey in Greater Houston.

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How Black Athletes Have Shaped The Olympics, And How The Olympics Shaped Black Athletes

Posted on · We learn about the stories, accomplishments, and challenges of African Americans in the Olympics from nine-time gold medalist Carl Lewis and Dr. Billy Hawkins from the University of Houston’s Department of Health and Human Performance.