‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JANUARY 18, 2019: Debut Speech by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Breaks C-SPAN Twitter Record…More Freshman Lawmakers Speak Out on the Government Shutdown…New Book on Roots of Black-Palestine Solidarity

The first speech on the floor of Congress by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York breaks records for C-Span on Twitter. We hear these remarks from AOC and what more freshman members of Congress say about the government shutdown. And a new book by Michael R. Fischbach, Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color, digs into the roots of African American-Palestinian solidarity.

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