‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, OCT. 8, 2015–THE RUN-UP TO ‘JUSTICE OR ELSE,’ THE U.S. BOMBS A HOSPITAL AND A NEW EFFORT TO HELP GIRLS

OCTOBER 8, 2015 The run-up to the October 10, 2015 “Justice or Else” rally, the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. We talk to a march organizer and the DC chapter of the National Black United Front. Also, what Dr. Chu Chu Onwuachi-Saunders is doing to focus on and help girls and another doctor, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JAN. 15, 2015–FROM ‘I AM A MAN’ TO ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’

<strong>JANUARY 15, 2015</strong> <strong>FROM ‘I AM A MAN’ TO ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER'</strong> When the Rev. Martin Luther King was gunned down in 1968 in Memphis—where he had gone to support striking sanitation workers—the workers in the city marched with those iconic signs that read “I Am A Man.” Today—on the day that King would have […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, DEC. 4, 2014–FROM FERGUSON TO NEW YORK CITY: NATIONWIDE, PROTESTERS TAKE TO THE STREETS TO SAY THAT BLACK LIVES MATTER

DECEMBER 4, 2014 FROM FERGUSON TO NEW YORK CITY: NATIONWIDE, PROTESTERS TAKE TO THE STREETS TO SAY THAT BLACK LIVES MATTER Protesters remain on the streets of New York City, in Washington, DC, around the country and world because a second grand jury has failed to indict a White police officer for killing an unarmed […]