Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, pt. 1 (Ep. 1, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, President and CEO of Huston Tillotson University. She is the second female president in the college’s 140 year history, and its first female Chief Executive Officer.

Texas Standard: August 18, 2016

In a year of deadly storms, and torrential downpours, one south Texas sheriff is wishing for a hurricane. His radical call for relief near the border, we’ll explore. Also he’s accused of being a deserter but new evidence suggests Bowe Bergdahl wanted to be something else: a Russian mob hitman. We’ll hear the latest on the eve of a potential turning point in his court martial. And if its good enough for kids, why not for schools? A plan to give Texas educators grades of A to F. And when it comes to the unofficial state entree, one town must be crowned as most improved. We’ll taco all about that and much more in just a moment, on todays Texas Standard: