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News talk podcast featuring national, regional, and global news in the funkiest way possible! Tackling real issues with some of the most notable guests in the country and addressing the concerns that mainstream media leaves out! Enjoy politics from the overall perspective of the Black community while highlighting Southern voices and opinions. It’s our news, our narratives, our way.

May 27, 2019

On this episode of The Funky Politics we hear from Cherisse Scott, the Founder and CEO of Sister Reach Inc.

We dive into the topic of abortion, specifically with African-American women in Memphis, and the controversial laws emerging around the nation. We also get a glimpse into the personal life of Cherisse Scott, and...

May 22, 2019

On this episode of Funky Politics, we hear from Paula Hopper, the Executive Director of Serenity Recovery Centers Inc.

We take a dive into the state of addiction in Memphis, the impact it has on the individual and their families, and the avenues available to seek help. We also reflect on the current opioid crisis...

May 22, 2019

On this episode of Funky Politics we hear from author Preston Lauterbach on his new book, Bluff City: The Secret Life of Photographer Ernest Withers.

We discuss Ernest Withers' ties to Memphis and his historical photos. We also get into the uncomfortable truths of Withers' life as an FBI informant and his connection to...

May 15, 2019

On this episode of Funky Politics, we hear from Faith Morris, the Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer for the National Civil Rights Museum here in Memphis, TN. She leads the museum's communications strategy and gets the message out that the museum wants people to hear.

Faith Morris communicated to us the future...

May 13, 2019

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.