‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 11, 2018: Mothers of Those Slain by Police Rally on Capitol Hill…A Convergence of Palestinian Human Rights and Movement for Black Lives Campaigns…The BDS Movement in Action



On today’s show, a convergence of the movement for Palestinian human rights and the Movement for Black Lives. Activists building solidarity and the nuts and bolts of the Boycott, Divestment Sanctions Movement were in conversation recently at Georgetown University. Also, mothers of those slain by police/state-sanctioned violence rally at Capitol Hill.

On The Ground: Voices of Resistance from the Nation’s Capital (www.onthegroundshow.org) is a weekly show that brings alternative news from DC. We cover social justice activism and activists, those who are in the DC area and those who come to DC from across the nation or from across the globe to speak truth to power. Esther Iverem, creator, executive producer and host, is an award-winning journalist, poet, visual artist and activist. Her most recent book is Olokun of the Galaxy, a book of poetry and visual art about honoring Earths oceans and ecosystem and those who perished or descended from the Atlantic Slave Trade. (Seeing Black Press).

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