‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 30, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 5: The Black Arts Movement, Interview With Januwa Moja…Year-End Conversation with Gerald Horne…Headlines on National Watch Night Service, Israeli Settlements, Russia Sanctions, A DC Tribute to Fidel and More

This program includes the fifth and final part of our series Black Power: 50 Years in DC, 1966-2016. The Black Arts Movement is our focus today and features our interview with fiber artist and cultural activist Januwa Moja, who has exhibited her wearable art throughout the African diaspora. Then in the second half, a look […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPT. 9, 2016: The First ‘Fight for $15″ Convention Links Systemic Racism and Poverty Wages

A post-Labor Day special featuring voices of workers from the first Fight for $15 Convention held August 12-13, 2016, two hours south of DC in Richmond, Virginia, a site chosen intentionally as the seat of the former Confederacy. Organizers of the Fight for $15 movement say that since its launch four years ago with fast-food […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 16, 2015–THE INTERSECTION MASS INCARCERATION, DEGRADATION OF OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC REPRESSION IN OUR COMMUNITIES

JULY 16, 2015 AS PRESIDENT OBAMA MAKES A MAJOR ADDRESS CALLING FOR PRISON REFORM, WE TALK TO THE PRISON ECOLOGY PROJECT ABOUT THE INTERSECTION MASS INCARCERATION, DEGRADATION OF OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC REPRESSION IN OUR COMMUNITIES. And LISTENERS DRIVE THE CONVERSATION FOR THIS MONTH’S INSTALLMENT OF THE F-WORD. GUEST: PAUL WRIGHT, DIRECTOR OF THE HUMAN […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, FEB.19, 2015–BLACK HISTORY AND STATE VIOLENCE, ‘THE F WORD’ AND MORE

FEBRUARY 19, 2015 BLACK HISTORY AND STATE VIOLENCE During Black History Month 2015, the Black Lives Matter Movement forces us to examine the long history of physical and economic violence by the state against African Americans…A conversation for this month’s installment of “The F Word” with veteran activists and educators Rosemari Mealy and Sam Anderson…Also, […]