Soledad O'Brien weighs in on What Happened with the 2016 Presidential Election as well as deciphering the What & Why of Donald Trump! Former County Commissioner, Steve Mulroy stops by to pay off his gentlemen's wager with D.C. and Kennard Brown discusses the importance of UTHSC to Tennessee, Arkansas and the Mid-South. #KUDZUKIAN #HealthCareIsCriticalToMemphis #AlwaysPayYourBets #RacismEmpowered
Dr. Kennard Brown, UTHSC's Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer dissects the impact of the healthcare ecosystem on the State of TN, Memphis and Arkansas.
FP Crews discusses the FUNKIEST Election in HISTORY! DC & MW predicted that Trump would be our next president as early as May of 2016. We take a look back, we look at election night and we predict what will be coming as President-Elect Donald Trump takes over the reigns as the Commander in Chief!
Bernal Smith II, Leslie Lynn Smith & David Waters | Media, Entrepreneurship and Economics | #FunkyPolitics
FP Crew weighs in on the political season during "E-Funk" (Election Funky) Segment with guest, Bernal Smith II of The New Tri-State Defender...the current status most recent presidential election...Who will win, comments from the candidates and what will come next. We also welcome David Waters, Respected Memphis Columnist and Leslie Lynn Smith, CEO EpiCenter | A very insightful conversation. An uncommon conversation that you do not want to miss! #KUDZUKIAN #BlackPeople #WhitePeople #Love
Melvin “Butch” Burgess, Jr. & Kay Robilio | Shelby Co. Commission Chairman & City Court Clerk | #BetterTodayThanYesterday
FP Crew weighs in on the political season...the most recent presidential debate, comments from the candidates and what will come next. We also welcome Shelby Co. Commission Chairman, Melvin "Butch" Burgess, Jr. and Former Judge now City Court Clerk, Kay Robilio to the show. In the wake of the most recent disparity study, Chairman Burgess lays out his vision for Shelby County, TN and City Clerk Robilio discusses the many programs being re-introduced by the clerks office.
Education Reform is happening in urban communities around the country and since our goal on Funky Politics is to raise the Social and Civic IQ of our listeners it is important for us to engage the movers and shakers of various business sectors. Who, What and How of education is morphing as we speak lets be aware of whats happening so that we can make the best decisions for our most precious commodity...OUR Children!!!
FP Crew weighs in on the political season...Presidential Election and Candidates. We also welcome DeAndre Brown of LifeLine to Success. DeAndre digs into his past, the organization he founded and the challenges a convicted felon has re-integrating back into society, finding meaningful employment and why it is necessary for us to look at this community a little different.
Councilman Boyd stops by to discuss the issues around racial profiling at Graceland, decriminalizing marijuana and the issues that Black Businesses are experiencing when attempting to do business with the City of Memphis.
Hanging out with the FP Crew was Rodney K. Strong of Griffin Strong, provided the research needed for the City of Memphis Business Disparity Study and David Waters of the CA discussing disparity, race and the challenges the City of Memphis faces.
Martavius Jones hangs out with the FP Crew.
#MakingMemphisGreat |David Waters, Respected Memphis Columnist and Leslie Lynn Smith, CEO EpiCenter | A very insightful conversation. An uncommon conversation that you do not want to miss! #KUDZUKIAN #BlackPeople #WhitePeople #Love
The Funky Politics Crew engage in enlightening conversation around the urban community and its connection to the arts. Linda Steele, Arts Memphis, Ardria Lisle and Ned Canty thoroughly discuss current programming at each organization. Enjoy!!!
TFP interviewed three professionals who have committed their lives to Art and Culture and the societies knowledge thereof. Jen Bradner, is leading the charge for the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Ned Canty, for the Opera and Terri Freeman for the National Civil Rights Museum. Enjoy!
TFP interviewed three of the most committed women in education and its reform. Passionate about our children, Dynamic leaders and Committed to making the necessary changes to supply a better result and experience. Enjoy!
The Funky Politics Crew increases the Funk Level to 10 to 10th Power with three outspoken, intelligent and committed elected officials. TN State Senator, Lee Harris unwraps the problems at Graceland and the Concerned Citizens Protest and the racial profiling that ensued. Next we have, Memphis City Councilman Martavius Jones breaking down the plan for Wiseacre Beer Distillery's proposal for the Historic Mid-South Coliseum and last but certainly not least, Memphis City Councilman Berlin Boyd, highlights the Pure Unadulterated Funkiness of the City of Memphis' recently completed Business Disparity Study. Sit back and relax to this Funkified Funk on Funky Politics.
#MakingMemphisGreat | Fred Jones, Founder, Southern Heritage Classic, Linda Steele, Chief Engagement Officer, ArtsMemphis, Sports-Based & Arts-Based Community Development. A new way of looking at the economic impact of two entities thats focused on improving the lives of Memphians. A very insightful conversation. An uncommon conversation that you do not want to miss! #KUDZUKIAN
#TwoPowerfulSisters | DC & Doc chop it up with State Representative, Raumesh Akbari and they discuss her experiences before, during and since being a keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention and Lucy Shaw, Tri-State State Bank's Chairwoman of the Board, checks in to discuss the current status of Memphis' one and only black-owned bank, its recent growth and new initiatives. She also touches on the challenges the bank has experienced over the last few years and its plan for growth through better connection with the Black Community. Great conversation with two amazing women! #TwoBrilliantBlackWomen #KUDZUKIAN
#DontMissThisOne | David Lenoir, Shelby County Trustee and Erika Blair, Founder of Young Wall Street Traders, check-in with the FP crew to discuss the current situation with taxes and Shelby County and what we can do to offset the challenges we have as a community and need for enhanced financial literacy especially with our youth. Erika also discusses the Young Wall Street Traders program, its development, successes and growth strategy. A very insightful conversation. We are down with OPM!!!