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Political podcast that's cool, intelligent and somewhat irreverent!

Political podcast that's cool, intelligent and somewhat irreverent!
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Memphis, TN

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Political podcast that's cool, intelligent and somewhat irreverent!

Language:

English


Episodes

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Pedagogy Remixed w/ Dr. Christopher Emdin, The Hip-Hop Professor | KUDZUKIAN

11/5/2018
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Dr. Christopher Emdin, Columbia University a/k/a "The Hip-Hop Professor"joins DC and guest co-host, Luther Mercer, Atty to discuss today's classroom and how we are failing the youth of today. We must reevaluate the teaching process and adjust it to today's children, while making its effectiveness the only barometer for success. Remix the Pedagogy, because teaching the same way as we always have and expecting different or better results is INSANE!!! Right?

Duration:00:57:51

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | She's Got Something To Say w/ Donna Brazile, Political Strategist and Author | KUDZUKIAN

11/2/2018
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Former two-time DNC Chairperson, political strategist, entrepreneur and author Donna Brazile documents her life in politics and the need for everyone to vote this election on Funky Politics. She also discusses her book, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics.

Duration:00:51:11

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Past, Present and Future of #MeToo w/ Virzola Law, Minister and LaTrivia Welch, Author | KUDZUKIAN

11/1/2018
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Virzola Law, Senior Minister, Northway Christian Church and Latrivia Welch, Author of Dmitry's Closet and The Grunt, visit Funky Politics to discuss the role of women in society and what it will take to alter that narrative.

Duration:00:58:12

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | The Psychology and Sociology of a NYC Police Officer w/ Corey Pegues, Author and Former NYC Policeman | KUDZUKIAN

10/25/2018
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Former street dealer and retired N.Y.C. police inspector Corey Pegues documents a life on both sides of the law on Funky Politics. Pegues discusses his criminal days, his years as a cop and the psychology of a New York City Police Officer. He also discusses when his career took a sharp turn.

Duration:00:35:46

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | What Does Revolution Look Like? w/ Sadiqa Reynolds, President, Louisville Urban League | KUDZUKIAN

10/15/2018
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Sadiqa Reynolds, JD, President and CEO of the Louisville Urban League, is championing massive changes in the urban communities of Louisville, KY with urban redevelopment projects. She and the FP crew discuss: The Blue Wave and who is at the front of this wave and why?

Duration:00:35:12

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Intentional Inclusion w/ Rodney K. Strong | KUDZUKIAN

10/14/2018
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Rodney K. Strong of Griffin Strong, is widely considered one of the foremost national experts in the area of procurement disparity research and supplier diversity program development.

Duration:00:59:14

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | The Daily Memphian...Homerun or Rerun? w/ Eric Barnes, Pres, Exec Editor and Wendi Thomas, Guest Co-host | KUDZUKIAN

9/14/2018
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Eric Barnes, Pres and Exec Editor of Memphis' new daily newspaper, The Daily Memphian, visits with the FP Crew plus 1, Wendi Thomas of MLK 50 Justice Through Journalism. We cover a myriad of topics:

Duration:00:58:12

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | How Tax Policy Contributes to Poverty w/ Dorothy Brown, Atty | KUDZUKIAN

9/9/2018
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Dorothy Brown, JD, is a tax law expert and professor at Emory University. She visits FP to unpack the effects tax law/policy can have on poverty and prosperity. She and the FP crew discuss: The Rule of Law versus Alternative Facts - disseminating truth in the era of alternative facts.

Duration:00:54:57

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | More Than A Game w/ Fred Jones, Founder, Southern Heritage Classic | KUDZUKIAN

8/31/2018
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One of Memphis' favored sons, Fred Jones, has been a critical member of the entertainment spectrum in Mempis for over 40 years. However, its his 29 year old HBCU football classic that has maid the greatest consistent impact on the Bluff City. On this visit we discuss:

Duration:00:42:16

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Stop Offending Sisters w/ Wendi Thomas, MLK50 Journalist | KUDZUKIAN

8/21/2018
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***Caution HOT*** One of our frequent guests, Investigative Journalist and highly respected FUNK-Nomenal Woman, Wendi Thomas of MLK50, visits FP. We analyze and debate a few hot topics: Enjoy!!!

Duration:00:54:16

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | FOOD For THOUGHT w/ Kelly English, Celebrity Chef | KUDZUKIAN

8/21/2018
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On this episode we dive into food and we discuss the history of food in the US with Celebrity Chef and entrepreneur, Kelly English and our guest Co-Host, Rattle-Bone Jones. We cover a plethora of topics around the food industry as well as, the current climate of our country, topics include:

Duration:01:02:39

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | YOUNG BLACK MALE in the TRUMP ERA w/ Sean Waddell, Jr., Youth Activist | KUDZUKIAN

7/31/2018
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[RADIO Version ] Youth Social Activist, Sean Waddell, Jr., shares with us the challenges of being young and Black in the Trump Era. The difficulty of building healthy relationships and having positive social interactions with some of their white peers, as well as their black peers. He unpacks the lives and motivations of many young people along with the issues surrounding safety and the future of America. #DontMissThis

Duration:00:40:34

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Young Black -n- Intelligent...Between 2 Worlds w/ Sean Waddell, Jr., Youth Activist | KUDZUKIAN

7/11/2018
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[***Part 3 of 3 - Where Do I Fit?] Youth Social Activist, Sean Waddell, Jr., shares with us the challenges of being young and intelligent while being Black. The difficulty of building healthy relationships and having positive social interactions with some of their white peers, as well as their black peers. #DontMissThis

Duration:00:11:25

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Sons And Guns...Youth Violence w/ Sean Waddell, Jr., Youth Activist | KUDZUKIAN

7/8/2018
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[***Part 2 of 3 - Youth Violence] Sean Waddell, Jr., youth social activist, helps us explore why there is an uptick in the incidences of teenagers becoming active shooters at schools and teens killing one another. #DontMissThis

Duration:00:11:15

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Diversity: Why Does Atlanta Get It Right w/ Rodney Strong, Diversity Expert / Angela Robinson, Journalist | KUDZUKIAN

7/5/2018
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The premise of the show is how Atlanta was the first city to make an intentional effort to diversify every aspect of its city life (business, government, education, amenities, etc.) and the result has been a booming metropolis with opportunities for all people. Rodney Strong, Atty, Diversity and Inclusion Expert and Angela Robinson, Noted Journalist and Atlanta Native.

Duration:00:49:01

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | AO: AFTER OBAMA... w/ Sean Waddell, Jr., Youth Activist | KUDZUKIAN

7/4/2018
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[***Don't Sleep on This Show - Part 1 of 3] It is written that God ordains strength out of the mouth of babes and sucklings...In this case, Sean Waddell, Jr. is our "babe/suckling". He articulates life "AO", After Obama, in a way that only a young Muhammad Ali (his cousin) or Malcolm X could come close!

Duration:00:13:46

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Impact Of The Wage Gap w/ Nikki Jackson, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis | KUDZUKIAN

6/24/2018
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Today we delve into the theory, the practice and the reality of the Black economy with our real, right, and funky friend, in high places, Ms. Nikki Jackson, SVP and Regional Executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Louisville Branch. We cover a myriad of topics around the economy:

Duration:00:39:05

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | Power and Importance of HBCUs w/ Logan Hampton, President, Lane College | KUDZUKIAN

5/25/2018
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According to an U.S. Commission On Civil Rights report, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) are credited with creating the American black middle class. The report states that HBCU’s have produced 40% of African-American members of Congress, 40% of engineers, 50% professors at PWIs, 50% lawyers, and 80% of judges. However, schools are under-funded (more than half of HBCUs are public institutions) with low endowments and tepid support from private donors, including alumni....

Duration:00:39:05

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | LIBERATION NOW LIMITED? w/ Mauricio Calvo, Executive Director, Latino Memphis | KUDZUKIAN

5/16/2018
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According to Pew Research, the Latino population in the United States has reached nearly 58 million in 2016 and has been the principal driver of U.S. demographic growth, accounting for half of national population growth since 2000. However, due to the current Presidential administration's policies regarding illegal immigration, DACA, empowerment of ICE and its stance on patrolling our borders, many in the Latino community are living in a state of constant fear. Mauricio Calvo, Executive...

Duration:00:50:19

FUNKY POLITICS PODCAST | HE'S GOT THE POWER w/ J.T. Young, President | KUDZUKIAN

5/9/2018
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J.T. Young, the new President and CEO of Memphis Light, Water and Gas had to stop by and visit the Funkiest Political Show in the country to announce that he had arrived! As the head of the largest 3-service utility company in the United States, he shares with us his journey, the challenges of managing a public utility in the midst of economic challenges and how a public utility can be used as a community based economic driver. Join us as we chop it up with the new leader for Memphis Light...

Duration:00:36:12