The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion

We need more diversity and inclusion in our national and state discussions. Tullahoma City Alderman Rupa Blackwell joins the show to discuss how she is helping to elevate these issues in her rural community.

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Elect Black Women

“Good leadership tends to be people who have lived the hurt and the pain of terrible legislation.” Ruby Powell-Dennis of Elect Black Women PAC on #ACaseOfTheMundays talking about why it’s crucial to elect Black women for competent leadership.

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The Days of Gatekeepers Are Over

“I think the day of the gatekeepers of old is really waning. People are tired of that. They want something new, they don’t want these lifelong politicians.”
 
Kendra Cotton from The New Georgia Project on how to organize the South.

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Rural TN is Red – What Can We Do About It?

All of our great Rural Caucus candidates were defeated.  TNDP Rural Caucus Chair Anne Quillen tells us why Democrats struggle to win in Tennessee.  In reality, we all have many similarities in our ideas and dreams of a good life but when misinformation and divisiveness rule no one will be able to achieve them.  We discuss how Democrats can better get their message to more voters and create a better Tennessee.

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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.

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Biden and Harris Win!

The Presidential race was finally called in favor of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris this past Saturday morning in a resounding rebuke of President Trump and his reign these past four years. Catch a couple of highlights from their victory speeches below.

Holler Election Coverage

Tequila Johnson of The Equity Alliance and Aftyn Behn of Indivisible Tennessee joined Kanew and Cassie in covering the #2020Election. Candidates, politicos, and people from across the state called in to tell us the latest from the ground as results came in.

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Passing the Torch to Torrey Harris

State Representative London Lamar joins #HollerHour to discuss the historic election of Memphis’ Torrey Harris to the State House as the first out LGBTQ Democratic Representative in Tennessee history and now the youngest person in the Legislature.

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Texas is a Tossup?

Four days before the election, Anna and Aftyn provide the state of play for those wondering, “Does my vote even matter?” And if you live in a key battleground state like Texas, the answer is an absolute and resounding yes. Even if all of Aftyn’s exes live in Texas, the girls uplift the work of southern states in the most important election of their lifetimes.

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