‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DEC. 1, 2017: Residents of Public Housing Speak Out…Palestine 101: It’s Not That Complicated…Making a Movie About John Brown…Working Families Priced Out of DC’s New Waterfront

On this show, voices of residents of public housing in DC who are fighting–like many urban poor and working class people around the country–displacement, gentrification and the loss of communities where some have lived for generations. We caught the premiere of a community theater presentation “On My Mind/In My Heart: Voices of Women in Public […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 30, 2017: Trump Wants the Poorest to Pay More for Housing…Progressives Square off with the ‘Alt-Right’ at the Lincoln Memorial…Exposing Genocide in West Papua…Headlines on Trumpcare, the EPA, Public Transit and More…

In DC this week, the resistance rolled on. Advocates for public housing speak out… Progressives square off with the ‘alt-right’ at the Lincoln Memorial…Exposing genocide in West Papua… Gerald Horne weighs in on the ratcheting up of tensions in Syria and Venezuela…Headlines on Trumpcare, the EPA, public transit and more… Image from photo by Rosie […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 9, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 2: Housing and Gentrification…DC Actions to Free Leonard Peltier…More Headlines

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country, in 1966 and next is the second in a series of segments this month that will explore Black Power: 50 Years in DC, Nineteen Sixty-Six to Two Thousand Sixteen. Today, housing and gentrification. 2000 to 2015, the Districts population expanded […]