Late August 2019 is the actual time period marking the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans in the English colony of Jamestown in 1619. So we have a rebroadcast of our interview with historian Gerald Horne about this international commemoration and opportunity to reexamine the world-altering impact of the enslavement of African people. And […]
JULY 30, 2015 As we near the one-year anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown and the Ferguson uprising, a police INDICTMENT IN CINCINNATI, A NATIONAL CONVENING OF THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND NEW PETITIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. Also, a protest is planned against the Jeb Bush Super PAC Right to Rise […]
JUNE 4, 2015 An exclusive broadcast of the full, historic program held during April 2015 at Howard University—”From Ferguson to Ayotzinapa: A Conversation Between Communities on State Violence.” The program brought together the Black Lives Matter Movement and the families of the 43 disappeared students from the Ayotzinapa rural school in Mexico and featured DC […]
APRIL 9, 2015 FROM FERGUSON TO AYOTZINAPA, TO SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS WEEK IS ALL ABOUT PEOPLE OF COLOR IN THE AMERICAS AND STATE VIOLENCE. Also, DC’s homecare workers are joining fast food workers and other low-wage workers in the national Fight for $15. Guests and voices: Parents and family members of the 43 missing students […]
JANUARY 8, 2015 THE BLACK FREEDOM MOVEMENT As we enter the new year, one fight for the social justice community is the fight for voice, for the TRUTH in Missouri, on Staten Island, New York and right in Washington, DC where ties have been revealed between high-ranking Republicans and ULTRA RIGHT-WING White Supremacists. And of […]
DECEMBER 4, 2014 FROM FERGUSON TO NEW YORK CITY: NATIONWIDE, PROTESTERS TAKE TO THE STREETS TO SAY THAT BLACK LIVES MATTER Protesters remain on the streets of New York City, in Washington, DC, around the country and world because a second grand jury has failed to indict a White police officer for killing an unarmed […]
AUGUST 28, 2014 CAN THE FERGUSON MOMENT LEAD TO ECONOMIC JUSTICE? As we approach Labor Day, can the groundswell of activism that has emerged around Ferguson be directed toward Justice AND jobs? Part one of a discussion. Guests and voices: Gerald Horne, Salim Adofo, Amani Al-Khatahbeh and Richard Prince.
AUGUST 21, 2014 FROM GAZA TO MISSOURI CONTINUED: We explore more about the links between Gaza and Missouri with Margaret Huang of Amnesty International and new members of the “On The Ground” team, Palestinian-American activist Amani Al-Khatahbeh and columnist Richard Prince of Journal-isms.
AUGUST 14, 2014 FROM GAZA TO MISSOURI: A look back at how the horrors of Gaza came to be. Also, living in a world of increased U.S. militarism and militarized police. Guests and voices: Zein El-Amine and Yousef Munayyer.