‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 5, 2017: At the People’s Climate March and May Day 2017, Standing Against Police Terror, “Trumpcare” and More…

On this show, voices reflecting the tremendous activity in DC this week—The People’s Climate March, May Day 2017 and the breakdown of silos between labor, immigrants, indigenous communities and the Movement for Black Lives. There is a new generation of activists taking to the streets and to the suites of power here—like this week those […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 15, 2016–The Black Lives Matter Movement is the Only Thing Standing Between Black Lives and the Normalization of Murder by the State; Brave New Poetry Voices at the Kennedy Center; Activism in and Around DC.

In the week after three Black men were shot to death by police at point-blank range, the Black Lives Matter movement is the only movement that is standing between the survival of Black lives and the normalization of our murder. If there is no protest then our murder is normal and normalized. A conversation with […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 8, 2016–THE POLICE KILLINGS OF ALTON STERLING AND PHILANDO CASTILE; WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE MOVEMENT FOR BLACK LIVES; WORDS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF FIGHTERS FOR LEGAL JUSTICE

THIS WEEK HAS BEEN A WEEK OF STATE VIOLENCE, RAGE AND MOURNING—A TRIANGLE OF POLICE KILLINGS from Baton Rouge Louisiana, To St. Paul Minnesota, to New York City. And then Thursday night five Dallas police officers were shot to death and seven others seriously injured by what is believed to be at least two snipers. […]