Texas Standard: March 12, 2020

Fighting fear in the Alamo city, site of a federally mandated quarantine. We’ll have a conversation with Mayor Ron Nirenberg for more information. Also, the latest on spring break extensions, school shutdowns and sports cancellations in Texas and further afield amid Coronavirus concerns. And a Supreme Court win for the Trump administration’s remain in Mexico…

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Olivia Gatwood **Trigger Warning** Explicit Content and Adult Language

**Trigger Warning** This episode contains explicit content and adult language. Olivia Gatwood author of Life of The Party talks on This is Just To Say with poet and novelist Carrie Fountain about her practice of reading poetry out loud while writing, taking a feminist look at true crime, embracing obsessions, and much more.   See…

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Dr. Imani Perry, pt. 2 (Ep 12, 2019)

On this week’s In Black America, John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes a conversation with Dr. Imani Perry, the Hughes-Rogers professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and author of Looking For Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry.

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Zeigarnik Effect

Completing all the tasks we have to do during the day can be exhausting, but we might not realize the fatigue we feel due to all of the things we leave undone. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the Zeigarnik effect. Also, check…

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Suzanne Moore (Ep. 3)

In her interview with University of Texas Professor Ben Carrington, Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore reflects on her experience with Stuart Hall while she wrote for Marxism Today, a British political magazine published under the editorship of  Martin Jacques from 1977–1991. Moore explains that she came to the magazine having completed a cultural studies degree but…

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Erin Aubry Kaplan, Pt. 2 (Ep. 27, 2016)

In Black America’s John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes a conversation with journalist and columnist Erin Aubry Kaplan, an Los Angeles native who has written extensively about African American and feminist issues and is the author of I Heart Obama.

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Erin Aubry Kaplan, pt. 1 (Ep. 26, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Erin Aubry Kaplan, a journalist and columnist who has covered African American issues since 1992. She is the author of I Heart Obama.

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Texas Standard: February 11, 2016

The Supreme Court sides with Ken Paxton- what does the ruling really mean efforts to get Texas to clean the air? We’ll explore. Also a journalist is killed in Mexico. The government suggests it’s her own fault. The blame game and the ongoing drug war. And the new American divide luxury cities—versus Texas…we’ll explain. Also…

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Texas Standard: October 1, 2015

We’re Waco police lying in wait for bikers back in May? More than 4 months after a deadly shootout, an eyewitness narrative emerges. And a time to lift the oil export ban? The case pro and con. Also, Hollywood’s vision of the wild west… the spirits were brave, the guns were six shooters, and men…

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Bananas: Cynthia Enloe (Ep. 3)

In this episode our secret ingredient is Bananas! We talk with feminist writer and professor Dr. Cynthia Enloe, who’s latest book, Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics, investigates the long history of oppression in the banana industry, and the intricate power structures involved in bringing this yellow fruit to grocery stores…

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1968 Bullock Museum

1968 was one of the most impactful years in American history; the United States was in the middle of the Vietnam War, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were each assassinated, and the Apollo 8 mission was launched and completed successfully. The Bullock Texas State History Museum has an exhibit that presents all the…

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