‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 18, 2016–MAKING THE LINKS FROM LIBYA, TO FLINT, TO DC, TO HAITI WITH AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST GERALD HORNE

MAKING THE LINKS FROM LIBYA, TO FLINT, TO DC, TO HAITI WITH AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST GERALD HORNE —PLUS SIDE-EYE AT THE 2016 Presidential ELECTION and an remarks by DC-based attorney Nkechi Taifa. Guests and voices: Gerald Horne, Nkechi Taifa, Alan Banks, Brianne Nadeau, Peggy Case, Beyonce supporters in NYC Headlines: -A 14-hour, national marathon broadcast […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 11, 2016–AFTER HILLARY CLINTON’S DEFEAT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, A CONVERSATION WITH LESTER SPENCE ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK ON NEOLIBERALISM. ALSO, ‘WHERE TO INVADE NEXT,’ MICHAEL MOORE’S NEW MOVIE

We unpack this political moment—the presidential election, a democratic socialist winning a presidential primary, this collision between neoliberal and neoconservative politics of the last 40 years and a call for a political revolution by Bernie Sanders. We speak to Lester K. Spence, associate professor of political science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University. His […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 4, 2016–LAUNCHING BLACK HISTORY MONTH, THAT U.N. REPORT ON AFRICAN AMERICANS, CONVERSATIONS WITH GULLAH PEOPLE AND ANGELA DAVIS SPEAKS ON THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT

Launching Black History Month, what the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent reported at the end of their recent visit to the United States, conversations with Gullah people of Hilton Head, S.C. and what Angela Davis had to say about the Black Lives Matter Movement during a recent visit to D.C. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JAN. 28, 2016–THE UNITED NATIONS HEARS FROM AFRICAN AMERICANS AND A CONVERSATION WITH MARK ANTHONY NEAL ON FILM AND MUSIC

The United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent end their U.S. visit by hearing testimony from residents in the DMV on issues of criminal justice, economic justice and cultural rights. Also, Side-Eye on Election 2016 with Amy Alexander and Jamila Bey. Then in the second half, it’s our week for arts […]