‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APR. 15, 2016–DEMOCRACY SPRING AT THE U.S. CAPITOL AND THE NEW POETRY ANTHOLOGY ‘RESISTING ARREST’

On what is traditionally Tax Day, hundreds at the U.S. Capitol are arrested as a part of Democracy Spring to get money out of politics, to advocate for voting rights and for racial justice. We hear voices from the racial justice rally at Democracy Awakening. Also, Tony Medina, editor of the new poetry anthology, Resisting […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 25, 2016–ACTIVISTS FOR POLICE REFORM IN MARYLAND, THE SOUTH CAROLINA BLACK VOTE FOR HILLARY CLINTON, AND THE BLACK LOVE EXPERIENCE IN DC

Why are Black voters in South Carolina a firewall for Hillary Clinton? We get perspectives from James Early and hear from Danny Glover and Spike Lee. Also, activists for police reform in Maryland come out in full force in Annapolis. And ‘The Black Love Experience’ is a big hit in DC. Guests and voices: James […]