‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 30, 2015–A POLICE INDICTMENT IN CINCINNATI, A NATIONAL CONVENING OF THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND NEW PETITIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

JULY 30, 2015 As we near the one-year anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown and the Ferguson uprising, a police INDICTMENT IN CINCINNATI, A NATIONAL CONVENING OF THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND NEW PETITIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. Also, a protest is planned against the Jeb Bush Super PAC Right to Rise […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 23, 2015–THE LINKS BETWEEN CUBA AND THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT, SANDRA BLAND DIES IN POLICE CUSTODY

JULY 23, 2015 A new video shows the racist bullying, assault and arrest of Sandra Bland by Texas state trooper Brian Encinia. And the island nation of Cuba scores a victory against its big racist, bullying neighbor to its North. A look at the links between Cuba, which celebrates the re-opening of its embassy in […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 16, 2015–THE INTERSECTION MASS INCARCERATION, DEGRADATION OF OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC REPRESSION IN OUR COMMUNITIES

JULY 16, 2015 AS PRESIDENT OBAMA MAKES A MAJOR ADDRESS CALLING FOR PRISON REFORM, WE TALK TO THE PRISON ECOLOGY PROJECT ABOUT THE INTERSECTION MASS INCARCERATION, DEGRADATION OF OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC REPRESSION IN OUR COMMUNITIES. And LISTENERS DRIVE THE CONVERSATION FOR THIS MONTH’S INSTALLMENT OF THE F-WORD. GUEST: PAUL WRIGHT, DIRECTOR OF THE HUMAN […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 9, 2015–DR. FRANCES CRESS WELSING TALKS RACE AND RACISM. ALSO, THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY AND JIM CROW THAT SHORTCHANGES HOMECARE WORKERS

JULY 9, 2015 AS THE TERM “WHITE SUPREMACY” IS UTTERED PERHAPS FOR THE FIRST TIME SO COMMONLY IN THE U.S., THE PSYCHIATRIST DR. FRANCES CRESS WELSING PACKS THE ROOM FOR A TALK ABOUT RACE AND RACISM….AND WILL THE JULY 13 WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON AGING TAKE ACTION ABOUT THE CRISIS IN HOMECARE …AND ADDRESS THE […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 2, 2015–THE ATTORNEY FOR FREDDIE GRAY’S FAMILY SPEAKS AND GERALD HORNE DISCUSSES U.N. PRESSURE ON THE U.S.

JULY 2, 2015 The attorney for Freddie Gray’s family urges Black law students to be strong advocates for the Black community. Also, should the United Nations pressure the U.S. about terrorist attacks against African Americans?. Guests and Voices: Gerald Horne and William H.”Billy” Murphy delivering the 36th annual memorial lecture to the Charles Hamilton Houston […]