‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 30, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 5: The Black Arts Movement, Interview With Januwa Moja…Year-End Conversation with Gerald Horne…Headlines on National Watch Night Service, Israeli Settlements, Russia Sanctions, A DC Tribute to Fidel and More

This program includes the fifth and final part of our series Black Power: 50 Years in DC, 1966-2016. The Black Arts Movement is our focus today and features our interview with fiber artist and cultural activist Januwa Moja, who has exhibited her wearable art throughout the African diaspora. Then in the second half, a look […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 23, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 4: International and Ideology Politics With Tom Porter…Headlines: March To White House Against Islamophobia…Vigil for the Homeless and More

Part 4 of our series, Black Power: 50 Years in DC, 1966 to 2016, marking the half century anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country in 1966. Today, a wide-ranging conversation with educator and activist Tom Porter about his view of Black Power in DC from Malcolm X to Barack Obama. Headlines […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 16, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 3: Social Justice Activism…Actions to Stand with Standing Rock and Against a Muslim Registry…Veteran Intelligence Professionals Debunk Russia Hack Hysteria

Part 3 of our series. Black Power: 50 Years in DC, Nineteen Sixty-Six to Two Thousand Sixteen, marking the half century anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country in 1966. Weve looked at economics through the lens or labor, housing, gentrification and a bit of local politics. And today we look at […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 9, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 2: Housing and Gentrification…DC Actions to Free Leonard Peltier…More Headlines

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country, in 1966 and next is the second in a series of segments this month that will explore Black Power: 50 Years in DC, Nineteen Sixty-Six to Two Thousand Sixteen. Today, housing and gentrification. 2000 to 2015, the Districts population expanded […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 2, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 1…James Early on Fidel Castro…Updates on DAPL and Environmental Justice

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country, in 1966, seven years after the victory of the Cuban Revolution and during a time when similar liberation movements in Africa, Asia and the Americas were rising up against colonialism, and all forms of capitalist European and American hegemony. Today is […]