‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 31, 2018: Black Residents of the Nation’s Capital Speak Out on Police Brutality and Abuse, Part 2

This is the second show featuring unheard Voices of Resistance from 2018. This is part two of our presentation from a recent DC Council public hearing where residents spoke out on brutality and misconduct by the Metropolitan Police Department. The July hearing was held after several controversial interactions between police and residents in DC’s predominantly […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2016: Before the U.S. Election Storm…The Current U.S. Role in Africa and Central and South America…W. Virginia Residents Confront the EPA…Plus Headlines on DAPL, Black Lives Matter and More

Today we continue to focus on the state of never-ending war”and the war of words and of so-called soft power”by the United States since 9-11. Last week, we discussed how The United States and its allies have bombed or are bombing at least eight countries in the Middle East and Africa. But what about the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 14, 2016: The Black Panther’s 50th Anniversary…Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice…Police Killings and Mass Incarceration…And Much More

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1966, the 50th anniversary of the call for Black Power by SNCC organizer Stokely Carmichael, also known as Kwame Ture. And also marks the 50th anniversary of the founding, in Oakland, California, of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, which made an armed stand against police brutality, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APR. 29, 2016–A PALESTINIAN SURVIVOR OF THE ‘NAKBA’ AND ARE AFRICAN AMERICANS BETTER OFF AFTER OBAMA?

Economist and author Julianne Malveaux is here with her new book, Are We Better Off? Race, Obama and Public Policy that asks if African Americans are better off after the Obama presidency. And we hear from 86-year-old Mariam Fathallah, who was forced to flee her village in Palestine in 1948 when she was just 18 […]