In this podcast, outspoken & fearless state REP. GLORIA JOHNSON tells it like it is and tackles the issues of the day, sometimes with special guests.

The Struggle Against the Nathan Bedford Forrest Bust with Justin Jones

Organizer Justin Jones joins to talk with Representative Johnson about his years-long struggle in leading the charge to remove the bust of former KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest from the State Capitol. Jones puts it best in his reason for focusing so heavily on the bust: if we can’t remove such a blatant symbol of racism from our Capitol, how will we ever be able to find the strength to build a true, multi-racial democracy?

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

A Tale of Two Governors

State Representative Gloria Johnson talks with Christina Henry, a teacher in Anderson County, Tennessee whose husband is in critical care for COVID in Kentucky, and whose brother-in-law recently passed away from COVID, also both teachers. Tennessee is now the worst place in the world to be for COVID19 under the poor leadership of Governor Bill Lee. Christina and Representative Johnson talk about how the different responses between Governor Andy Beshear of Kentucky and our own Governor Lee have affected the health outcomes of the residents of each respective state.

Kentucky is the only state where ICU occupancy is lower now than three months ago

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

Protecting the Knox County Board of Health

Knox County Commissioner Courtney Durrett joins to talk with Representative Gloria Johnson about an insidious effort to effectively dissolve the Knox County Board of Health and create a new “advisory” board of brand new members who don’t have the experience dealing with the COVID19 crisis that the current members have. The first meeting for this ordinance will be held Monday, December 21.

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

The Power of Campaigns and Community Organizing

State Representative Gloria Johnson is back with an episode talking about the heart and soul of a campaign:  the person who manages it. Hailey Shastid joins to talk about her experience managing Rep Johnson’s campaign and how she fell in love with organizing in her community.

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

Standing Tall meets Scrappy Time

Gloria Johnson’s STANDING TALL collides with Jay Clark’s SCRAPPY TIME in this latest episode!

Representative Johnson and Jay Clark chill and chat in Gloria’s luxurious pool talking healthcare, the upcoming special session, and our Governer’s refusal to meet with the peaceful protesters occupying the plaza outside the State Capitol.

Jay is running for State House in District 8 and has his own show “Scrappy Time,” which y’all should be on the lookout for because Jay is joining The TN Holler Podcast Network!

You’ll see Gloria and Jay on “Scrappy Time” THIS WEEK, stay tuned! 📺

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

STANDING TALL PODCAST – Community Schools

Gloria Johnson’s STANDING TALL podcast dropped a new episode today!

In this episode, Representative Johnson talks with Dr. Bob Kronick from the University of Tennessee and University Assisted Community Schools about how the community school model got started in Knoxville and how these schools could make a huge difference in underserved communities around our state.

Learn more about University Assisted Community Schools and donate.

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

STANDING TALL PODCAST – Behind the Ballot Box

A new episode of  STANDING TALL with Tennessee State Representative Gloria Johnson on The Tennessee Holler Podcast Network is LIVE!

In this episode, Representative Johnson chats with Knoxville County Election Commissioner Tammy Kaousias about the ins and outs of the voting process and how to vote with confidence in the upcoming elections.

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

INTRODUCING “Standing Tall” with State Representative Gloria Johnson

The first episode of STANDING TALL with Tennessee State Representative Gloria Johnson on The Tennessee Holler Podcast Network is LIVE!

In this episode, Representative Johnson sits down to talk with Jack King about what’s on the minds of young voters. Jack is a politically active college student from Knoxville who used to work for Gloria on her campaign.

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts here, and wherever else you like to listen here.