‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 16, 2019: Marking the August Date of African Presence in Jamestown 1619…Anniversaries of Ferguson and Bombings in Yemen…Headlines on Climate, Israel’s Banning of Tlaib and Omar…And More

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 […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 30, 2015–A POLICE INDICTMENT IN CINCINNATI, A NATIONAL CONVENING OF THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND NEW PETITIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

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 […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, NOV. 20, 2014–THE WAIT CONTINUES FOR A GRAND JURY DECISION IN THE KILLING OF UNARMED TEEN-AGER MICHAEL BROWN AND, IN DC, ACTIVISTS WANT MACMILLAN PARK TO REMAIN A PUBLIC PARK AND RESOURCE

NOVEMBER 20, 2014 THE WAIT CONTINUES FOR A GRAND JURY DECISION IN THE KILLING of unarmed teen-ager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. We hear voices from Ferguson and find out the plans by DC activists for action after the grand jury announcement. And shifting gears in our final show before Thanksgiving, activists here in DC […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, NOV. 13, 2014–ON THIS WEEK OF VETERAN’S DAY, WHAT DO MIKE BROWN, THE MURDERED STUDENTS IN MEXICO AND THOSE DETAINED IN IMMIGRANT PRISONS ALL HAVE IN COMMON?

NOVEMBER 13, 2014 ON THIS WEEK OF VETERAN’S DAY, WHAT DO MIKE BROWN, THE MURDERED STUDENTS IN MEXICO AND THOSE DETAINED IN IMMIGRANT PRISONS ALL HAVE IN COMMON? The activists at SOA Watch say that it’s a militarized, violent police that are out of control abroad and now at home. SOA Watch prepares for its […]