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Texas Standard: September 27, 2022

One small crash for a rocket, how much of a leap for humankind? Why the dart asteroid mission matters. Other stories we’re tracking, fresh threats from Russia to use nuclear weapons as it creates a pretext for the permanent annexation of parts of eastern Ukraine. A Baylor professor and former advisor to the Ukrainian government talks about what comes next. Also the Texas workforce commission says it overpaid many unemployment recipients. But critics say their tactics to get the money back are heavy handed and in many cases, target the wrong people. Also brand Beto and the gubernatorial race: Dan Solomon of Texas Monthly with a closer look and more today on the Texas Standard:

Carmen Bogan (Ep. 26, 2022)

John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the importance of advancing literacy among children of color with Carme Bogan, founder of Dream On Publishing and author of Where’s Rodney?, the story of an African American boy’s transformative day out in nature. This week, on In Black America,.