‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 23, 2017: Hundreds Attend Vigil for Murdered Muslim Girl…Trumpcare is Not a Secret Anymore…Headlines on Libya’s Slave Markets…DAPL, the Planet, J20 and More… Janine Jackson on Media…Gerald Horne on U.S. Wars 

Today’s packed show is all about resisting the normalization of war abroad and at home, resisting the idea that militarism, police terror and hate crimes will accepted as part of a new hyper reality. We hear voices from among the hundreds that gathered in DC for a vigil for Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old Muslim girl […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 15, 2016–The Black Lives Matter Movement is the Only Thing Standing Between Black Lives and the Normalization of Murder by the State; Brave New Poetry Voices at the Kennedy Center; Activism in and Around DC.

In the week after three Black men were shot to death by police at point-blank range, the Black Lives Matter movement is the only movement that is standing between the survival of Black lives and the normalization of our murder. If there is no protest then our murder is normal and normalized. A conversation with […]

‘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. […]