Dear Chief

Dear Chief

I have seen the memorial to officers fallen in the line of duty in the HPD Museum at HPD headquarters at 1200 Travis. I also see a large ziggurat called "Houston Police Officers Memorial" each time I drive down Memorial Drive. Does any such memorial honoring victims of police brutality exist on any HPD property?…

Thou Art What Thou Eatest — “See Food” at Houston Center for Photography

Thou Art What Thou Eatest — “See Food” at Houston Center for Photography

When Brooke Sinclair of the Houston Food Bank pointed to Mark Menjivar's photo of a refrigerator stuffed with Styrofoam takeout containers and said, "That's what my fridge looks like," I wish somebody had taken a moment to pause and ask, "And what does that say about you, and the society we live in?"…

Mixed-Race is the New Black

Mixed-Race is the New Black

It doesn’t take Vickers long to realize that her way out of this cultural backwaters where nobody dares to date her is through school, so she hits the books hard and leaves for university in Coventry.…

INTERVIEW: Harbeer Sandhu on Texphrastic

INTERVIEW: Harbeer Sandhu on Texphrastic

By Rob McCarthy Harbeer Sandhu is a smart guy, but he knows…

INTERVIEW: Anis Shivani

INTERVIEW: Anis Shivani

To open by listing author Anis Shivani’s many accomplishments — the prestigious…

2011 Worst of Houston

2011 Worst of Houston

WORST OF HOUSTON 2011 ” The man of knowledge must be able…