Episode 89: Preserving Houston’s Hispanic History

To understand our present, we must learn about our past. It can be a personal journey, or it can be about learning how our cultural ancestors’ diverse contributions helped to build and develop our grand cities and countries. In Houston, many people from different cultural backgrounds have in many ways had a hand in the […]

Episode 48: Discover the new Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston

Understanding the Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi at The New Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston is set to open a new museum, Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston, to honor the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, a civil rights leader, as well as highlight other worldwide leaders who embraced peaceful means to make social changes. Even though the museum has […]

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. […]