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Porch Politics is a conversation between hosts Charlane Oliver and Tequila Johnson who serve as Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance in Tennessee. The Equity Alliance proactively advocates for African Americans and other communities of color to have a fair and just opportunity at realizing the American dream.

Porch Politics is part of The TN Holler Podcast Network. Visit www.tnholler.com to keep up with The Tennessee Holler's relentless coverage that seeks to lift up progressive voices and shine a light on injustices throughout Tennessee.

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Porch Politics is a conversation between hosts Charlane Oliver and Tequila Johnson who serve as Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance in Tennessee. The Equity Alliance proactively advocates for African Americans and other communities of color to have a fair and just opportunity at realizing the American dream.

Porch Politics is part of The TN Holler Podcast Network. Visit www.tnholler.com to keep up with The Tennessee Holler's relentless coverage that seeks to lift up progressive voices and shine a light on injustices throughout Tennessee.

    Don't Come for Us Unless We Send for You: Mic Drops & Mollywhops

    Don't Come for Us Unless We Send for You: Mic Drops & Mollywhops

    Odessa Kelly, executive director of Stand Up Nashville, joins Charlane and Tequila for a real, no-holds-barred conversation about how unity amongst Black women is often attacked and how we can rise above to build valuable partnerships.

    Charlane and Tequila are Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance.

    Porch Politics is recorded LIVE from our porch every other Thursday at 6 pm CT. You can stream it on The Tennessee Holler or wait for it to drop as a podcast wherever you listen.

    Porch Politics is part of The TN Holler Podcast Network. Visit www.tnholler.com to keep up with The Tennessee Holler's relentless coverage that seeks to lift up progressive voices and shine a light on injustices throughout Tennessee.

    Music attribution: I dunno by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusque

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Black Folks Roundtable

    Black Folks Roundtable

    Charlane and Tequila host a timely discussion with elected officials, advocates, and community members about hot topics surrounding TSU President Glenda Glover accepting a position on CoreCivic's board (which she has since withdrawn), respectability, and a lot more.

    Charlane and Tequila are Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance.

    Porch Politics is recorded LIVE from our porch every other Thursday at 6 pm CT. You can stream it on The Tennessee Holler or wait for it to drop as a podcast wherever you listen.

    Porch Politics is part of The TN Holler Podcast Network. Visit www.tnholler.com to keep up with The Tennessee Holler's relentless coverage that seeks to lift up progressive voices and shine a light on injustices throughout Tennessee.

    Music attribution: I dunno by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusque

    • 1 hr 35 min
    The Power of Restoring Voting Rights

    The Power of Restoring Voting Rights

    Your favorite democracy duo is back with another electric episode featuring Desmond Meade of Florida Rights Restoration and The Equity Alliance Direct Impact Fellows: Terrance Simpson, Big Fridge, Robert Sherrill, and Daniel Westbrooks. Participants share how their personal stories of challenge and triumph have led them to be community leaders, entrepreneurs, and voting rights restoration advocates.

    Charlane and Tequila are Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance.

    Porch Politics is recorded LIVE from our porch every other Thursday at 6 pm CT. You can stream it on The Tennessee Holler or wait for it to drop as a podcast wherever you listen.

    Porch Politics is part of The TN Holler Podcast Network. Visit www.tnholler.com to keep up with The Tennessee Holler's relentless coverage that seeks to lift up progressive voices and shine a light on injustices throughout Tennessee.

    Music attribution: I dunno by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusque

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Building Power Through Community

    Building Power Through Community

    Porch Politics is back with another electric and empowering episode with the real deal duo Charlane Oliver and Tequila Johnson. This episode features The Equity Alliance's 2020 election organizers talking about the ins and outs of all the different kinds of community organizing necessary to build power.

    Charlane and Tequila are Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance.

    Porch Politics is recorded LIVE from our porch every other Thursday at 6 pm CT. You can stream it on The Tennessee Holler or wait for it to drop as a podcast wherever you listen.

    Porch Politics is part of The TN Holler Podcast Network. Visit www.tnholler.com to keep up with The Tennessee Holler's relentless coverage that seeks to lift up progressive voices and shine a light on injustices throughout Tennessee.

    Music attribution: I dunno by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusque

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Equity Alliance Turns Four!

    The Equity Alliance Turns Four!

    Back for a post-election edition, Charlane Oliver and Tequila Johnson celebrate with all of the original co-founders of The Equity Alliance in a collective inhale and exhale while calling out the bull and celebrating the good in this four-year anniversary special.

    Charlane and Tequila are Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance.

    Porch Politics is recorded LIVE from our porch every other Thursday at 6 pm CT. You can stream it on The Tennessee Holler or wait for it to drop as a podcast wherever you listen.

    Porch Politics is part of The TN Holler Podcast Network. Visit www.tnholler.com to keep up with The Tennessee Holler's relentless coverage that seeks to lift up progressive voices and shine a light on injustices throughout Tennessee.

    Music attribution: I dunno by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusque

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ice Cube and Black Men in Politics

    Ice Cube and Black Men in Politics

    The fierce and unapologetic duo of democracy, Charlane Oliver and Tequila Johnson, return for a flavorful discussion on Black men and politics, the presidential debate, and the leadup to the election. They are joined by special guests Leshaun Oliver and BlackPac's Adrianne Shropshire.

    Charlane and Tequila are Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance.

    Porch Politics is recorded LIVE from our porch every other Thursday at 6 pm CT. You can stream it on The Tennessee Holler or wait for it to drop as a podcast wherever you listen.

    Porch Politics is part of The TN Holler Podcast Network. Visit www.tnholler.com to keep up with The Tennessee Holler's relentless coverage that seeks to lift up progressive voices and shine a light on injustices throughout Tennessee.

    Music attribution: I dunno by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusque

    • 57 min

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