‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JANUARY 4, 2019: Unheard Voices, Part One: Poets for Puerto Rico…On the Anniversary of Hurricane Maria

This show is the first of three devoted to unheard voices of 2018. Today, poets and writers speaking out at a powerful Poets for Puerto Rico program held at the American Poetry Museum in Northeast DC on September 22nd 2018, one year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, killing at least 3,000 people as the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APR. 15, 2016–DEMOCRACY SPRING AT THE U.S. CAPITOL AND THE NEW POETRY ANTHOLOGY ‘RESISTING ARREST’

On what is traditionally Tax Day, hundreds at the U.S. Capitol are arrested as a part of Democracy Spring to get money out of politics, to advocate for voting rights and for racial justice. We hear voices from the racial justice rally at Democracy Awakening. Also, Tony Medina, editor of the new poetry anthology, Resisting […]