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The Flood, In Photos

The Flood, In Photos

Last night, I got stuck driving back to Houston from a town…

Activists Protest Bill Targeting Pregnant Minors

Activists Protest Bill Targeting Pregnant Minors

By Laila Khalili “Graciela’s family lived in a tiny town—her step-father worked…

Senate Passes Bill Banning Insurance Coverage for Abortion

Senate Passes Bill Banning Insurance Coverage for Abortion

By Laila Khalili   Last week, the Texas Senate voted 21-10 to eliminate coverage…

Reimagina Su Barrio a Traves del Juego / Reimagine Your Neighborhood Through Play: Interview of James Rojas

Reimagina Su Barrio a Traves del Juego / Reimagine Your Neighborhood Through Play: Interview of James Rojas

On Tuesday May 5 at the Leonel Castillo Center, artist and urban planner James Rojas will lead a public workshop. Rojas uses hundreds of repurposed, colorful objects to help participants visualize their ideas, memories, and hopes for their community. The event is free and open to all ages. …

We should have walked out!

We should have walked out!

Ten years ago this week, students across the country walked out of high school classes to protest racist, heartless immigration policies.…

HOUSTON CITY COUNCILMEMBER C.O. BRADFORD ON GOVERNANCE AND POLICING

HOUSTON CITY COUNCILMEMBER C.O. BRADFORD ON GOVERNANCE AND POLICING

Nick Cooper's interview with Houston City Councilmember C.O. Bradford continues.…

Houston City  Councilmember C.O. Bradford on Anti-Homeless Laws

Houston City Councilmember C.O. Bradford on Anti-Homeless Laws

Nick Cooper interviews Houston City Councilmember C.O. Bradford on Anti-Homeless laws.…

Esteem to Injury — HISD Honors Local Artist While Seizing Her Home

Esteem to Injury — HISD Honors Local Artist While Seizing Her Home

Not everything can be quantified. Not everything can be plugged into a formula and have a corresponding dollar value assigned. One person’s “real estate” is another person’s ancestral legacy.…

The Trick Was to Surrender to the Flow: A Tribute to Harris Wittels

The Trick Was to Surrender to the Flow: A Tribute to Harris Wittels

Harris Wittels, Houstonian and co-executive producer of Parks and Recreation, was found dead on February 19th. This tribute is by his dear friend, Chef Matt Marcus of Eatsie Boys.…

Worst of Houston 2014

Worst of Houston 2014

We started a new, sort of "Best of" tradition this year with the Sammy's Awards, but we don't want you thinking FPH went soft.…

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