After 4 Decades in the Classroom, a Teacher Keeps History Alive
"When we take out big chunks of history, that diminishment diminishes us. You know, my grandmother was a quilter. And she put scraps together into these beautiful patterns. And I feel that I'm doing that, but with history."
SOURCE: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
The Industrial Infrastructure Catastrophe Hanging Over the Gulf Coast
The flooding and destruction of the refineries and storage facilities along 52 miles of the Houston Ship Channel is a matter of if, not when, says environmental lawywer Jim Blackburn.
SOURCE: The Metropole
Right In The Way: Generations Of Highway Impacts In Houston
by Kyle Shelton
Houston's characteristic sprawl is enabled by continually expanding highways, which historically and today run through Black and Latino communities.
SOURCE: Bitter Southerner
Houston Hip-Hop and Chinese Chicken
by Alana Dao
The story of a restaurant run by Chinese immigrants in Houston is the story of the growth of the diverse Gulf coast metropolis and its fusion of ethnic cultures.
NAACP Houston Condemns City Council Member Over Rosa Parks Reference
Councilman Michael Kubosh compared the violation of social distancing orders to the actions of civil rights icon Rosa Parks.
SOURCE: USA Today
Star Trek shuttlecraft on display at NASA HQ
Capt. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise had a five-year mission. But one of the starship's shuttles has been on a nearly 50-year mission that ends Wednesday.The shuttle craft Galileo, which appeared in seven episodes of the original Star Trek series, is settling in Wednesday at its final landing place, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's space center in Houston.It has been a long voyage for this nearly full-size shuttle that was built for "The Galileo Seven" episode, which first aired in January 1967. The historic TV prop might never have made it to the space center if it wasn't for a first-class Star Trek fan....
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