‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, AUG. 20, 2015–POLICE AND ‘THE TRUE FACE OF AMERICAN FASCISM,’ THE DISENFRANCHISED TO THE STREETS OF BALTIMORE

AUGUST 20, 2015 Salon writer Andrew O’Hehir and WPFW host Garland Nixon join us to talk about police and the “true face of American fascism” for this month’s installment of “The F Word.” Also, disenfranchised men and women in Baltimore take to the streets to talk about “the new Jim Crow.”. Headlines include funeral services […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, AUG. 6, 2015–50 YEARS AGO TODAY, THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT WAS SIGNED INTO LAW. AND THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES TODAY, INCLUDING FOR 40,000 PEOPLE RIGHT IN THE DMV

AUGUST 6, 2015 50 YEARS AGO TODAY, THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT WAS SIGNED INTO LAW. AND THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES TODAY, INCLUDING FOR 40,000 PEOPLE RIGHT IN THE DMV. ALSO, ANNIVERSARIES FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER AND HIROSHIMA-NAGASAKI ACTIVISTS. Guests and voices: John Comer and Perry Hopkins of Communities United, U.S. Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) and President […]