On today’s show, activists are speaking out about a largely unreported fatal shooting by DC police of an unarmed Black man Terrence Sterling. We speak to April Goggans, core organizer for Black Lives Matter DC. Also, anti-war activists from around the nation and world gathered here this week for No War 2016, held at American […]
Esther Iverem takes a resistance-minded tour of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall, which has its grand opening and dedication, Saturday, September 24, 2016. Interviews with curators Mary Elliott, Nancy Burcaw and Jacquelyn Serwer included.
As the 15th anniversary of 9/11 is commemorated and the movie “Snowden” opens in theaters, a rebroadcast of this important panel discussion, ‘Social Movements and the Surveillance State’ featuring Chip Gibbons (Bill of Rights Defense Committee/Defending Dissent Foundation) Brandi Collins (Color Of Change) Hendrik Voss (School of the Americas Watch) and Dr. Maha Hilal (National […]
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 […]
There is a global refugee crisis with 65 million people displaced in the aftermath of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. It is estimated that one-third of those officially recognized as refugees are Iraqi or Syrian. But so many people in our own hemisphere are not designated as refugees fleeing violence in Honduras, El Salvador or […]