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Apr 24, 2021

On this edition of Funky Politics, Hosts Terence Patterson and Lee Eric Smith talk with Bill Haltom, author of "The Other Fellow May Be Right," a biography of Senator Howard Baker. The panel talks with Haltom about the seemingly lost art of "reaching across the aisle" and how America's changing demographics have...


Apr 24, 2021

Jinliang Cai of the Greater Memphis United Chinese Association chats with hosts Lee Eric Smith and Lisa Moore about the surge in violence against Asian Americans, why Chinese Americans typically stay out of race issues, and drops more fascinating history you probably didn’t know about the Chinese American experience....


Apr 17, 2021

On this episode, Lee Eric Smith is joined by New York-based entertainment journalist Gia Peppers, host of "More Than That with Gia Peppers." The two talk about keeping millennial voters engaged in 2022 and other hot topics. They also dig into the creation and development of "More Than That," a podcast series that takes...


Apr 17, 2021

On this episode of Funky Politics, host Lee Eric Smith talks economic and social equality with Komichael Johnson, prominent real estate investor, urban planner and residential community builder in Atlanta and Ernest Strickland, Senior Vice President of Workforce Development for the Greater Memphis Chamber. We also hear...


Apr 11, 2021

On this episode of Funky Politics, host Lee Eric Smith dives into the trial of Derek Chauvin with Rhyane Wagner of Black Voters Matter and Lisa Moore of Girls Inc. Memphis. Also, the panel weighs in on election law changes in Georgia and elsewhere, VP Kamala Harris as "immigration czar," and President Joe Biden's...