‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 28, 2020: The Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act Passes Congress…Author Jon Jeter on the Bad and Sad Corporate Media…Headlines on Julian Assange, Pipelines, The Anti-Bernie Push and More


ON THE GROUND FOR FEBRUARY 28, 2020

Sixty five years after the lynching of Emmett Till shocked the nation and spurred the civil rights movement, Congress passes legislation making lynching a federal hate crime. Meanwhile, slanted news coverage of the U.S. presidential race continues to reveal the true face of corporate media as media for the one percent.  Plus headlines:

  • -Frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders faces barrage at debate.
  • -Bloomberg and Buttigieg display their one percent credentials.
  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard speaks out on on money in the Democratic race.
  • Congress passed the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act.
  • Rep. Ocasio-Cortez reads Green New Deal proposal into the record.
  • U.N. says Trump assault on environment is violation of human rights.
  • Protesters rallied outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments began in a case that will determine whether a pipeline can cross the Appalachian Trail.
  • Rallies in support of Julian Assange, facing possible extradition to U.S.
  • Smithsonian Institution releases 2.8 million images to public.
  • Documentary on lynching, “Always in Season,” premieres on PBS.

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