‘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, MAY 7, 2015–THE WAR AT HOME AND THE WAR ABROAD

MAY 7, 2015 THE WAR AT HOME AND THE WAR ABROAD We spend the hour with writer and activist Gerald Horne, discussing the Baltimore uprising, police brutality and economics, including the priorities for U.S. spending, war and the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty. GUEST: Professor Gerald Horne. OTHER VOICES: Maria Hamilton, founder of the Million Moms March. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, APR. 23, 2015–MARCHING 250 MILES FOR JUSTICE AND THE DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY

APRIL 23, 2015 MARCHING 250 MILES FOR JUSTICE As the DMV becomes the focus for the latest death in police custody, 100 marchers in the March2Justice descend on the nation’s capital to stop police violence and murder. Guest: Linda Sarsour of the New York Justice League. Other voices: Jasiri X, Charles Rangel (D-New York), Rep. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, DEC. 11, 2014–AS DEMONSTRATIONS CONTINUE AROUND THE COUNTRY, MOTHERS OF SLAIN BLACK MEN AND BOYS TOOK THE CAPITAL BY STORM

DECEMBER 11, 2014 AS DEMONSTRATIONS CONTINUE AROUND THE COUNTRY—after grand juries failed to indict police officers in the death of Michael Brown in Missouri and Eric Garner in New York—mothers of slain Black men and boys took the capital by storm this week, the same week that details of CIA torture were made public in […]