‘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. Plus Side-Eye on Election 2016 is all about the Iowa Caucuses. Guests and Voices: Dr. Margaret Flowers, Mireille Fanon Mendes France, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Saundra Renee Smith, Alfred Murray, James St. Clair, Emory Campbell, Angela Davis, Ericka Totten, Kymone Freeman, Eugene Puryear.

Headlines:
TPP=Betrayal protests at the White House.
The preliminary report of the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent from their U.S. visit.
Airbnb blasted for listing homes to rent in illegal Israeli settlements.
Effort launched to change to name of Ballou High School in Southeast DC to Marion Barry High School. Frank Ballou, who the school is named after, was a staunch racist and segregationist who served as the superintendent of D.C. Public schools from 1923-1940.
Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks about student debt and possible remedies in Congress.

Producer and Host: Esther Iverem
Contributors: Chantal James at Student Debt Day and TPP=Betrayal White House Protest
Jamila Bey and Amy Alexander with ‘Side-Eye’
Special thanks to DC Grassroots Media and Kymone Freeman of WEACT Radio

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