‘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. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, APR. 30, 2015–THE DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY, ECONOMIC VIOLENCE AND THE ‘LOOTING’ OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY

APRIL 30, 2015 THE DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY, ECONOMIC VIOLENCE AND THE ‘LOOTING’ OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY More so than other cases in this recent spate of deaths at the hands of police, Freddie Gray’s death has allowed the camera aperture to widen to take in the larger picture of economic violence, the life-suffocating impact […]