‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, MAR. 5, 2015–BEFORE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF BLOODY SUNDAY, A NEW JUSTICE REPORT REVEALS SYSTEMATIC ATTEMPT TO DEPRIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

MARCH 5, 2015 AS THE NATION PREPARE TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF BLOODY SUNDAY, a new justice report reveals a systematic attempt to deprive African Americans of their constitutional rights. Also, the documentary “India’s Daughter,” about the shame of rape culture in India, is banned in that country. Guests and Voices: U.S. Attorney General […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JAN. 22, 2015–FROM SELMA TO FERGUSON TO GAZA TO HERE, #RECLAIM MLK WEEKEND

JANUARY 22, 2015 FROM SELMA TO FERGUSON TO GAZA TO HERE On #RECLAIM MLK WEEKEND, thousands of people, from Oakland to LA to Miami to Maine, to New York City and of course to DC were out in the streets, continuing to draw the links between denied human rights and state violence here in the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, OCT. 30, 2014–AN INTERVIEW WITH GERALD HORNE ABOUT HIS BOOK, RACE TO REVOLUTION: THE U.S. AND CUBA DURING SLAVERY AND JIM CROW

OCT. 30, 2014 THE UNITED STATES AND CUBA have a complex, centuries-long relationship involving slaves, Jim Crow and revolution. An interview with Gerald Horne about his book, Race to Revolution:The U.S. and Cuba during Slavery and Jim Crow. Headlines and more. Final week of the fall fund drive.

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, OCT. 16, 2014–AN INTERVIEW WITH GERALD HORNE, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America and Race to Revolution: The U.S. and Cuba During Slavery and Jim Crow

OCT. 16, 2014 AN INTERVIEW WITH GERALD HORNE, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America and Race to Revolution: The U.S. and Cuba During Slavery and Jim Crow. Other Guests and Voices: From Ferguson October and the Rev. Graylan Hagler. Week two of the fall […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, SEPT 4, 2014–A NATIONAL STRIKE BY FAST-FOOD WORKERS, MORE ON THE LINKS BETWEEN LABOR AND BLACK LIVES MATTER

SEPT. 4, 2014 THREE DAYS AFTER LABOR DAY, fast food workers are on a national strike. And we continue with part two our discussion about the links between the struggles of low-wage workers and the emerging fight for public resources being used for human needs, not police militarization and wars. Guests and Voices: Author and […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, AUGUST 28, 2014–CAN THE FERGUSON MOMENT LEAD TO ECONOMIC JUSTICE?

AUGUST 28, 2014 CAN THE FERGUSON MOMENT LEAD TO ECONOMIC JUSTICE? As we approach Labor Day, can the groundswell of activism that has emerged around Ferguson be directed toward Justice AND jobs? Part one of a discussion. Guests and voices: Gerald Horne, Salim Adofo, Amani Al-Khatahbeh and Richard Prince.

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, AUGUST 7, 2014–THE LARGEST RALLY EVER IN THE U.S. FOR PALESTINIAN RIGHTS, THE AFRICA SUMMIT

AUGUST 7, 2014 THOUSANDS GATHER outside the White House in what is called the largest rally ever in the U.S. for Palestinian rights. Also,the Africa Summit winds up in the nation’s capital. Guests and voices: Gerald Horne, Cornel West, John Dugard.

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 3, 2014–‘RIGHT-WING GANG’ ON THE SUPREME COURT

JULY 3, 2014 A ‘RIGHT-WING GANG’ ON THE SUPREME COURT With two rulings this week that strike a blow at the rights of women and labor, many are asking, what can we do about the right-wing gang on the Supreme Court that is giving corporations more and more power—and taking away rights of people–especially women. […]