‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPT. 9, 2016: The First ‘Fight for $15″ Convention Links Systemic Racism and Poverty Wages

A post-Labor Day special featuring voices of workers from the first Fight for $15 Convention held August 12-13, 2016, two hours south of DC in Richmond, Virginia, a site chosen intentionally as the seat of the former Confederacy. Organizers of the Fight for $15 movement say that since its launch four years ago with fast-food […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 9, 2015–DR. FRANCES CRESS WELSING TALKS RACE AND RACISM. ALSO, THE LEGACY OF SLAVERY AND JIM CROW THAT SHORTCHANGES HOMECARE WORKERS

JULY 9, 2015 AS THE TERM “WHITE SUPREMACY” IS UTTERED PERHAPS FOR THE FIRST TIME SO COMMONLY IN THE U.S., THE PSYCHIATRIST DR. FRANCES CRESS WELSING PACKS THE ROOM FOR A TALK ABOUT RACE AND RACISM….AND WILL THE JULY 13 WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON AGING TAKE ACTION ABOUT THE CRISIS IN HOMECARE …AND ADDRESS THE […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, MAR. 19, 2015–A TOWN HALL FOR DC HOMECARE WORKERS AND AUTHOR SAM ANDERSON DISCUSSES THE ‘PRE-FASCIST’ SOCIETY

MARCH 19, 2015 A TOWN HALL FOR DC HOMECARE WORKERS AND AUTHOR SAM ANDERSON ON THE ‘PRE-FASCIST’ SOCIETY Economist and author Julianne Malveaux moderates a town hall about the plight of DC homecare workers and this month’s installment of “The F word” with author, activist and educator Sam Anderson. Guests and Voices: Julianne Malveaux, Sam […]