‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, APR. 30, 2015–THE DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY, ECONOMIC VIOLENCE AND THE ‘LOOTING’ OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY

APRIL 30, 2015 THE DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY, ECONOMIC VIOLENCE AND THE ‘LOOTING’ OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY More so than other cases in this recent spate of deaths at the hands of police, Freddie Gray’s death has allowed the camera aperture to widen to take in the larger picture of economic violence, the life-suffocating impact […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, APR. 23, 2015–MARCHING 250 MILES FOR JUSTICE AND THE DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY

APRIL 23, 2015 MARCHING 250 MILES FOR JUSTICE As the DMV becomes the focus for the latest death in police custody, 100 marchers in the March2Justice descend on the nation’s capital to stop police violence and murder. Guest: Linda Sarsour of the New York Justice League. Other voices: Jasiri X, Charles Rangel (D-New York), Rep. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, APR. 16, 2015–LOW-WAGE WORKERS IN DC JOIN THE FIGHT FOR $15 NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AND THE #MARCH2JUSTICE HEADS TO BALTIMORE AND DC FROM NEW YORK

APRIL 16, 2015 LOW-WAGE WORKERS IN DC JOIN THE FIGHT FOR $15 NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION. And the #MARCH2JUSTICE heads to Baltimore and DC from New York. Guests and voices: Delvone Michael, Lisa Brown, Cynthia Murray, the Rev. Graylan Hagler, the DC Labor Chorus, Ayanna Gregory and more.

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, APR. 9, 2015–FROM FERGUSON TO AYOTZINAPA, TO SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS WEEK IS ALL ABOUT PEOPLE OF COLOR IN THE AMERICAS AND STATE VIOLENCE

APRIL 9, 2015 FROM FERGUSON TO AYOTZINAPA, TO SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS WEEK IS ALL ABOUT PEOPLE OF COLOR IN THE AMERICAS AND STATE VIOLENCE. Also, DC’s homecare workers are joining fast food workers and other low-wage workers in the national Fight for $15. Guests and voices: Parents and family members of the 43 missing students […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, APR. 2, 2015–VOICES OF POETS AND GERALD HORNE DISCUSSES MEDIA AND RACE

APRIL 2, 2015 VOICES OF POETS AND GERALD HORNE At the start of National Poetry Month, touted as the largest literary celebration in the world, voices of poets on today’s show. And Gerald Horne joins us to discuss the latest media excursion into race. Guests and voices: Gerald Horne, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, Tomkat, Niki Herd,DC’s Youth […]