Todays program includes the fifth and final part of our series Black Power: 50 Years in DC, 1966-2016. The Black Arts Movement is our focus today and features our interview with fiber artist and cultural activist Januwa Moja, who has exhibited her wearable art throughout the African diaspora. Then in the second half, a look back at 2016 with Professor Gerald Horne. Plus headlines on the National Watch Night Service with the Rev. William Barber, Israeli Settlements, Russia Sanctions, A DC Tribute to Fidel and More.
On The Ground"Voices of Resistance from the Nations Capital (www.onthegroundshow.org) is a weekly show produced for WPFW Pacifica Radio devoted to activists for social justice, those who are in the DC area and those who come to DC from across the nation or from across the globe to speak truth to power. Esther Iverem, founder, executive producer and host, is an award-winning journalist, poet, visual artist and activist.