Martin Luther King

Texas Standard: January 9, 2018

It’s a 12 billion dollar solution that could prevent many more billions of dollars in damage. So why can’t Texas put up a hurricane barrier? We’ll explore. Also, the frontrunners in Mexico’s upcoming presidential election have already emerged. How the many Mexican voters living in Texas could effect the outcome. Plus, Texas is taking steps to re-think and re-design state mental health facilities, we’ll have the details. And the views from outer space are quite literally out of this world. But many astronauts have vision trouble in zero gravity. Texas researchers are on the job. Also a 5 to nil vote shut down a plan proposed by U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry. We’ll take a look at why and what’s next. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

Daddy King w/ Isaac Newton Farris, Jr., pt. 2 (Ep. 21, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr.¬†concludes a discussion of the King family history and its role in the Civil Rights Movement as chronicled in¬†Daddy King: An Autobiography by Martin Luther King, Sr., with the author’s grandson, Isaac Newton Farris, Jr.

Daddy King w/ Isaac Newton Farris (Ep. 20, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the influence of Martin Luther King, Sr. (Daddy King), on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with Isaac Newton Farris, Jr. former CEO of the King Center and grandson of Martin Luther King, Sr.