‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 15, 2018: The F-Word: Abba Solomon on Israel, American Jews, Gaza and Crimes Against Humanity…And thousands Gather to Say Stop Separating Immigrant Children from their Parents…Week Five of the Poor People’s Campaign…And Headlines

On this show, this month’s episode of the F-Word on fascism, with author Abba Solomon speaking on Israel, American Jews, Gaza and Crimes Against Humanity. And it’s Week Five of the Poor People’s campaign and thousands (including Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) gather on Capitol Hill and across the country to say stop separating immigrant children […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 8, 2018: The Poor People’s Campaign on Health and Environmental Justice…A Chilly Welcome for Trump at the G7…Headlines on March for the Ocean and More

On this show, more voices from the Poor People’s Campaign. This week, dozens of people are arrested at the U.S. Capitol and across the country. The campaign says that black, brown and poor communities are at the epicenter of the ecological devastation that is making our earth uninhabitable for humans. Plus headlines on migrant children […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 1, 2018: Voices from the Poor People’s Campaign at the U.S. Capitol…Speaking on the Links Between Poverty and Systemic Racism…Gerald Horne on ‘Spygate’, ‘Quitialy’ and More…

Voices from the Poor Peoples Campaign, being led by the Rev. William Barber the Rev. Liz Theo Harris on Capitol Hill. From voter suppression, to mass incarceration, to the destruction of immigrant families, people from across the country speak about the links between poverty and systemic racism. On The Ground: Voices of Resistance from the […]

‘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, […]