Episode 28: Honoring the Legacy of Buffalo Soldiers
Get ready for an informative and inspiring episode of the Spotlight Houston Show, where host Blanca sits down with Dr. Michelle Tovar, the director of education at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in Houston. Join them as they delve into the fascinating history of the Buffalo Soldiers, Black military men and women who served their […]
Episode 25: Discover the Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Project
Join us for episode 25 of the Spotlight Houston Show, where Blanca Quezada sits down with Mikaela Selley, a native Houstonian who is also a professional archivist specializing in the preservation of records significant to Hispanic and Latinx heritage. Mikaela is currently the Program Manager for the Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Project at […]
Episode 24: Learning from our past at Holocaust Museum Houston
In this episode, Blanca talks to Joel Bangilan, librarian at the Holocaust Museum Houston, to find out what it offers visitors. Joel describes what visitors will see and learn about the Holocaust through each exhibit on all three floors of the museum and how students and researchers can use the museum’s library for their studies. […]
Episode 21: New Year’s Celebration History
In today’s episode, Blanca talks about the history of the New Year’s Celebration and how the Crystal Lit-up ball drop started in New York.