The documentary "The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song" examines 400 years of history in the church. KERA's Gabrielle Jones talked with Producer/Director Stacey Holman about the range of history and cultural traditions covered in film.
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Sad Succulents And Torn Tree Limbs: Storm Wipes Out Plants Around Austin, But There's Hope For Regrowth“Unprecedented” is getting thrown around a lot to describe last week's severe winter storm, the electrical blackouts, the loss of water. What may also be unprecedented is the amount of cactus and other plant life severely damaged during the freeze.
A longstanding shortage of plumbers and disruptions to the supply chain of plumbing materials delivered to the state have combined to delay pipe and water heater repairs.
"This is not a history about what happened to them over there in Tulsa or Juneteenth or the civil rights movement," says professor and historian Peniel Joseph. "This is our history."
President Joe Biden will exercise his empathy skills Friday during a Texas visit with a dual mission: surveying damage caused by severe winter weather and encouraging people to get their coronavirus shots.
This month, KERA is exploring the impact and legacy of Black churches on life in North Texas. Immerse yourself in stories, history and memories from across the region.
More vaccines are making their way to Texas, but not everyone's going to get vaccinated. Here's some of the information you'll need to know about the state's plan to distribute the vaccine.
"Gun Play," a new podcast from KERA and Guns & America, follows a Dallas youth theater company as they create an original play about guns during the deadliest year in U.S. history for school shootings.
Shingle Mountain is a more than 70,000-ton toxic waste dump in a mostly Black & Latino area of southeast Dallas. Read more about how it's affecting residents & the city's plan to remove it.
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