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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

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

New Funky Politics Episode | Can Black People Love Black People?

12/20/2017
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Check out The Funky Politics Show "Can Black People Love Black People" on the KUDZUKIAN Network, Apple Podcasts, YouTube, TuneIn, Stitcher and other podcast providers.

Duration: 00:01:38


FUNKY POLITICS | Jerry Collins, MLGW - WHY A RATE INCREASE?? | KUDZUKIAN

12/18/2017
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Jerry Collins, President and CEO of Memphis Light Gas & Water, visits to discuss MLGW's need for a rate increase and his legacy as he enters his last days of leading one of the largest publicly owned utility companies in the country. He revisits the various milestones in his career, some of his challenges and a few of his successes. Enjoy!!!

Duration: 00:55:31


Funky Politics | Jerry Collins, MLGW | Sponsorship Spotlight

12/1/2017
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Jerry Collins, President and CEO of Memphis Light Gas & Water, visits to discuss his legacy as he enters his last days of leading one of the largest publicly owned utility companies in the country. He revisits the various milestones in his career, some of his challenges and a few of his successes. Enjoy!!!

Duration: 00:44:48


FUNKY POLITICS | #GREENSPACE is FUN, HEALTH & HAPPINESS | KUDZUKIAN

11/26/2017
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#FunkyPolitics | @PoliticsFunky | NYC's CEO of Fun, Health & Happiness | Mitchell Silver, Commissioner of NYC Dept Park & Recreation | #Greenspace is critical to mental of overall health of humans. NYC has over 2000 Parks including the Great Central Park!

Duration: 00:53:03


Celebrating Bernal E. Smith, II

10/30/2017
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Celebrating the life of the President and Publisher of the Tri-State Defender and executive of the NNPA. Sitting in with the Funky Politics Crew: - Dr. Karanja Ajanaku, Executive Editor of the Tri-State Defender - Earle Fisher, Pastor of Abyssinian Baptist Church - Eric Barnes, Publisher of The Daily News - Darrell Cobbins, CEO of Universal Commercial Enjoy!!!

Duration: 00:57:03


The Russian Laundry? | Rattlebone’s Conspiracy Theory 052317 | 8 min

8/2/2017
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Periodically our friend Rattlebone Jones stops by to share his “Conspiracy Theories” regarding our government and elected officials. This one is from May 2017…with Hindsight being 20/20 it amazing what you can see! In May, Rattlebone shared his thoughts on our President’s connection/fascination with Russia! Enjoy!!!

Duration: 00:08:15


“Political Millennial” an Oxymoron? | London Lamar | 15 min

7/27/2017
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Why aren’t the Millenials more engaged in the political process. They are not show up at the polls but always has an opinion on how things “should be done”. Where are we missing the boat when it comes to millennials being more engaged citizens? TN Young Democrats President, London Lamar visits the crew and enlightens us on whats going on with Millenials and Politics! Guest:

Duration: 00:14:41


TRUMPCARE vs. OBAMACARE | FMorris SSpencer TRitchey | 15 min

7/25/2017
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Topic: “The House approved “Trumpcare” (AHCA) and now its left to the Senate” The American Healthcare Act of 2017 has been described as a tax cut for the rich (Buffett ), A Republican Scarlett Letter (Pelosi), and “A Nightmare” (Garcetti). Has our government discarded our Old, Sick and Poor? Our Guests: Tammie Ritchey, Executive Director, Regional One Health Foundation

Duration: 00:14:57


Is Dr. King’s SCLC Still Relevant in Today’s Movement? | Dr. Charles Steele | 18 min

7/21/2017
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Dr. Charles Steele visits Funky Politics to discuss today’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference, its work and what we must do as a country and as a people to survive and grow economically. D.C. with guest co-host, Luther Mercer, Atty, ask Dr. Steele some very tough questions regarding the work of SCLC and why young people should listen to their message. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:17:58


Should Sex Education Be Taught in Public Schools? | LLamar TDowney | 12 min

7/10/2017
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Public school systems have resisted the idea of teaching comprehensive sex education classes. This is in the face of teen pregnancy, increasing rates of sexually transmitted disease, increasing rates of sexual violence and misogynistic views being prevalent throughout all platforms of media. Is it time for our society to address sex as a topic that needs to be openly discussed in our schools? Our guests have a lot to say on this topic: Tosha Downey, Advocacy Director, Memphis Education...

Duration: 00:12:00


Can The Police Be Found Guilty? | TDowney LLamar LMercer | 15 min

7/10/2017
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Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop was acquitted on all charges by a jury Friday, a decision that came nearly a year after the encounter was partially streamed online to a rapt nation in the midst of a painful reckoning over shootings by law enforcement. Why are juries reluctant to return a guilty verdict regardless of region to return a guilty verdict against Law Enforcement Officers? Today’s Ingredients: Tosha Downey,...

Duration: 00:15:05


Funky Politics Radio | June 10, 2017 | 60 min with Sheri Riley & Paulo Nunes-Ueno

7/4/2017
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[ Click on the Image to Listen ] Funky Politics Radio | June 10, 2017 Sheri Riley, Motivational Speaker & Life CoachPaulo Nunes-Ueno, Transportation and Mobility ExpertGreat Politics Great Music Great Fun…Did We Mention Great Politics!!! Enjoy…

Duration: 00:57:48


Funky Politics Radio | June 03, 2017 | 60 min - Throwback: Preston Lauterbach

7/3/2017
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[ Click on the Image to Listen ] Funky Politics Radio | June 17, 2017 | 60 min Great Politics Great Music Great Fun…Did We Mention Great Politics!!! Enjoy…

Duration: 01:48:25


Where is the “REAL NEWS”? | MWorking RAustin LPointer | 14 min

7/2/2017
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With the psychological indenture of modern media, how do we discern real journalistic news fom politically-slanted news from “fake news”. How do we digest and engage with the news of today when its distributed by CNN, FOX or MSNBC or maybe FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google +? With Social Media becoming a major distribution platform, how do we sort thru social media’s sex, comedy, fights, suicides, etc. to find the information publishers that you can trust and consistently enrich the...

Duration: 00:13:57


The Talk…May Save The Life of Your Child | Sanya Gragg, MSW | 12 min

6/22/2017
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[**Click Image to Listen**] Children’s book author, Sanya Gragg, has written a book on how to have a talk with your children regarding people being killed by law enforcement officers. The mother of two boys, she felt it was necessary to create a how-to guide for children and adults when they are pulled over by the police/sheriff. As you know we always get Real, Right and definitely FUNKKKKYYYYY… Enjoy!!!

Duration: 00:13:19


Driving and Public Health…Is Driving Making Us Sick?

6/16/2017
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[**Click Image to Listen**] Paulo Nunes-Ueno, an expert in urban transportation and mobility, hangs out with the FP Crew to discuss driving’s impact on health and wellness. As you know we always get Real, Right and definitely FUNKKKKYYYYY… Enjoy!!!

Duration: 00:10:42


>400K People without Power…How Did MLGW Get Power Restored? | Alonzo Weaver | 23 min

6/16/2017
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[ Click on the Image to Listen ] 3rd Largest Storm in Memphis, TN history…What happened and how did the Memphis Public Utility company restore service to over 400,000 people. MLGW Vice President, Alonzo Weaver checks in with the FP Crew to walk us through this nationally recognized catastrophe!

Duration: 00:23:48


Can Public Transportation Work For Everyone? | Paulo Nunes-Ueno | 12 min

6/15/2017
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[**Click Image to Listen**] Paulo Nunes-Ueno, expert in urban transportation and mobility, hangs out with the FP Crew to discuss how to re-engineer urban public transportation so that it fits the needs of today. As you know we always get Real, Right and definitely FUNKKKKYYYYY… Enjoy!!!

Duration: 00:11:50


Do We Fear Our Youth? | RAustin MWorking LPointer | 18 min

6/10/2017
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Is the village afraid to raise today’s children? Is it the fear of our youth that prevents adults from correcting and directing them? We discuss our youth and the lack of opportunities that are afforded them as well as who’s responsibility is it to provide enriching opportunities for urban youth. Also, what role should government play in the development of our young citizens? Our Guests: Roshun Austin, Executive Director, The Works Community Development CorporationMichael Working, Atty,...

Duration: 00:28:16


Funky Politics Radio | Preston Lauterbach, Author | June 3, 2017 | 55 min

6/8/2017
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[ Click on the Image to Listen ] Funky Politics Radio | June 3, 2017 Preston Lauterbach, Author, Beale Street Dynasty and The Chitlin’ Circuit: And the Road to Rock and Roll hangs out with the Funky Politics Crew. Great Politics Great Music Great Fun…Did We Mention Great Politics!!! Enjoy…

Duration: 00:54:12

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