‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 4, 2016–LAUNCHING BLACK HISTORY MONTH, THAT U.N. REPORT ON AFRICAN AMERICANS, CONVERSATIONS WITH GULLAH PEOPLE AND ANGELA DAVIS SPEAKS ON THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT

Launching Black History Month, what the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent reported at the end of their recent visit to the United States, conversations with Gullah people of Hilton Head, S.C. and what Angela Davis had to say about the Black Lives Matter Movement during a recent visit to D.C. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, OCT. 15, 2015–FOLLOWING THE ‘JUSTICE OR ELSE’ MARCH AND THE FIRST DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE, A FOCUS ON ACTIVISM AND ECONOMICS

OCTOBER 15, 2015 Following up the October 10 “Justice or Else” march and the first Democratic presidential debate, this show focuses on activism and economics. We speak to Black Lives Matter activist Kymone Freeman and activist Ruth Caplan, about new initiatives to create more control over our public dollars. Then in the second half of […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 30, 2015–A POLICE INDICTMENT IN CINCINNATI, A NATIONAL CONVENING OF THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND NEW PETITIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

JULY 30, 2015 As we near the one-year anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown and the Ferguson uprising, a police INDICTMENT IN CINCINNATI, A NATIONAL CONVENING OF THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND NEW PETITIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. Also, a protest is planned against the Jeb Bush Super PAC Right to Rise […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JUNE 25, 2015–A COLLECTIVE WAKE AFTER THE MOTHER BETHEL MASSACRE, BUT IS THE REMOVAL OF CONFEDERATE FLAGS ENOUGH FOR JUSTICE?

JUNE 25, 2015 African Americans and the entire nation join in a collective wake after the assassination of nine African American church members by a White supremacist in Charleston. The immediate impact is that the racist symbol of the confederate flag is being brought down all over. But is that flag removal enough for justice? […]