‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 23, 2018: The Real Africa and the Fantasy Africa…Featuring Makani Themba, Ajamu Baraka and Gerald Horne…Headlines on Student Gun Protests, Poor People’s Campaign and More

On today’s show, news and topics about real Africa – and about the fantasy Africa on the big screen. The 60th Anniversary of the All-African People’s Conference was just celebrated around the world. Gerald Horne is back from the Pan-African Film Festival in Los Angeles. And our favorite comic book nerd Makani Themba talks us […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 16, 2018: Professor Who Revealed the Truth About Lead Poisoning in Flint and Washington, DC, Talks about ‘Third World’ Water Quality in the U.S.

On this show, from DC, to Flint, Michigan to the Grand Canyon, access to safe water is being threatened by lead contamination, corporate polluters, the bottled water industry and fracking. We will speak to the scientist who helped to expose the lead water crises in Flint Michigan and in Washington, DC -Yes in Washington, DC […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 9, 2018: Gerald Horne on his New Book–The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean…Launch of Poor People’s Campaign..GWU Hospital Workers Plan to Rally and More…

On this show, we spend the hour with historian, author and activist Gerald Horne and his new critically praised book, The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean. Headlines on launch of the Poor People’s Campaign, workers at George Washington University Hospital seek […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 2, 2018: Muslim-Refugee Ban: A Year of Resistance…Horne and Wolff on the State of the Union…Headlines on Fossil Free Fast, Black Lives Matter and More

At the end of January 2018, there were dozens of actions in and around DC this week, some related to the now infamous State of the Union address. Some dealing, rather, with the REALITIES we face like climate change and the U.S. government’s involvement in wars and attacks in the Middle East. In the second […]