Joe Harper, Jr.

On this episode of Black Austin Matters, Lisa B. Thompson and Rich Reddick talk with barber Joe Harper, Jr. about what really happens at the barbershop.

Texas Standard: May 7, 2020

As many Texans face economic hardship, a new study shows a growing trend toward taking debtors to court, we’ll have the latest. Also, anyone else ready for a haircut? Are you sure? As the governor relaxes orders to keep salons and barbershops closed, concerns about reopening on Friday. And Dr.Fred Campbell of UT Health San Antonio taking on more listener questions about COVID-19. And higher ed students finishing studies for the year, tho many cant go home. Plus Omar Gallaga with the scoop on scooters hitting Texas sized potholes. Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: October 3, 2017

As the search continues for an explanation, a motive, some reason, we turn to San Angelo to hear a survivor’s story. Plus what makes one mass shooting incident an act of terrorism and another seemingly similar incident not? And do such labels matter? We’ll explore what’s behind the debate. And a grapefruit grabbed off a tree by the side of a south Texas road: is that really stealing? Texas growers getting serious about citrus theft. And first Whole Foods sells to Amazon, now this? Why one of the biggest brands in the beverage biz is betting big on Mexican fizz. Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: March 21, 2016

As the President arrives in Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans flock to Laredo. A Texas Congressman wants it to stop. We’ll explore. Though everyone’s focused on on Donald Trump, Let’s imagine Ted Cruz makes the White House…or Julian Castro ends up on a Democratic ticket… We’ll play a political parlor game with a Texas twist called —and then what? Also, a new study shows the rising price that Texas women are paying for access to abortion… Plus a push to move hundreds of homeless at once…
all that and much more check your watches, now matter where you are, its Texas Standard time: