‘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 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 OCTOBER 7, 2016: Former U.S. Intelligence and Military Officers Urge Obama to De-Escalate Tensions With Russia…Hundreds Rally in Aftermath of Fatal Police Shooting Of Terrence Sterling in D.C…’The Birth of a Nation’ is a Must-See

As Hurricane Matthew devastates Haiti and pounds the southeast, policymakers here in DC are actually mulling the storms of war in Syria. We speak to professor Gerald Horne about the dangerous game being played with war and peace. We also continue our coverage of DC protests about the fatal police shooting of Terrence Sterling, an […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPT. 30, 2016: The DC Police Killing of Terrence Sterling…’No War 2016′ Comes to DC…Spotlight on the Prison-Industrial Complex

On today’s show, activists are speaking out about a largely unreported fatal shooting by DC police of an unarmed Black man Terrence Sterling. We speak to April Goggans, core organizer for Black Lives Matter DC. Also, anti-war activists from around the nation and world gathered here this week for No War 2016, held at American […]