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Higher Ground
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Higher Ground - Alternating hosts; Eunice Buckner-Boone and Aaron Ammons

Higher Ground is a public affairs show that features alternating hosts Eunice Buckner-Boone on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays, and Aaron & Carol Ammons on 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Higher Ground focuses on local affairs and on personal improvement that leads to community development. This public affairs show discusses issues that primarily affect the African-American community, however, the larger social fabric of America is also strategically interwoven into the dialogue.

HigherGround acknowledges and encourages the compassionate/passionate spirit within each of us. This spirit connects, supports and raises our collective consciousness towards the honoring of every member of community through sincere welcoming of their whole-hearted participation in it.

Shows are archived in mp3 format at 196kbps for fast downloads.

February 2017 shows

January 2017 shows

December 2016 shows

November 2016 shows

October 2016 shows

September 2016 shows

August 2016 shows

July 2016 shows

  • July 30, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone
  • July 23, 2016 - Hosted by: Aaron Ammons
  • July 16, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone
  • July 09, 2016 - A music program substituted for the usual program on this day.
  • July 02, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone

June 2016 shows

  • June 25, 2016 - Hosted by: Carol Ammons & Aaron Ammons
  • June 18, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone: Joined by Robert Boone during this program. First hour covers topics touched on in a recent speech by US Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. Second hour they discuss the topic of Medical errors in hospitals. They are joined by phone by Dr. Gerard Gianoli who has written on the topic of medical errors.
  • June 11, 2016 - Hosted by: Carol Ammons & Aaron Ammons - They focus on the life of and the recent passing of Muhammad Ali.
  • June 04, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone

May 2016 shows

  • May 28, 2016 - Hosted by: Aaron Ammons
  • May 21, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone
  • May 14, 2016 - Hosted by: Aaron Ammons
  • May 07, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone - 2003 Miss America / Attorney, Ms Erika Harold Topics: Prison Ministry, criminal justice reform, supporting our youth as a community. Also as a Guest :Ms Ellen Hedrich, Prairie Cycle Club - May is National Bicycle Safety Month - Topics: bicycle month activities, Ride of Silence, Safety, bike ability

April 2016 shows

  • April 30, 2016 - Hosted by: Carol Ammons - Her guest via telephone in the first hour is Representative Rita Mayfield of the 60th District. They discuss the recent stopgap spending bill for Illinois Universities.
  • April 23, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone
  • April 16, 2016 - Hosted by: Carol Ammons
  • April 09, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone
  • April 02, 2016 - Hosted by: Carol Ammons - her Guest is Gordy Hulten - Champaign County Clerk - they discuss the recent primary election and how to improve voter turnout and ease of voting. Aaron Ammons joins for the second hour.

March 2016 shows

  • March 26, 2016 - Hosted by: Aaron Ammons & Carol Ammons
  • March 19, 2016 - Hosted by: Aaron Ammons - Guest: Gene Hicks called in.
  • March 12, 2016 - Hosted by: Aaron Ammons
  • March 05, 2016 - Hosted by: Eunice Buckner-Boone - Theme for the program: Complimentary/Alternative Therapies - In the 8 O'Clock hour: Dr. Gwain Zarbuck, Zarbuck Chiropractic Clinic, Urbana Illinois and then in the 9 O'Clock hour: Dan Linn, National Policy Director, General Manager, Phoenix Botanical (Medical Marijuana) Dispensary

February 2016 shows

January 2016 shows

Archives of additional 2015 Higher Ground Shows

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