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ASHLEY PEREIRA was raped by ex-Jason Greathouse in Alabama at 14, and her parents pushed her to marry him. They are now divorced. He just was let off with no jail time. They both now live in Tennessee (him in HENDERSONVILLE) and she's forced to
REP. GLORIA JOHNSON joins us to discuss the threats to block schools and the overall Anti-Mask backlash that got Knox Schools closed today. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tennessee-holler/message
We're joined LIVE by JB Smiley Jr., a Memphis city councilman running for governor of Tennessee as a Democrat. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tennessee-holler/message
Pervis Payne is an intellectually disabled man on death row. His attorney Kelley Henry says he's innocent, the case is riddled with problems, and Governor Lee needs to use the power of clemency to send him home after 34 years. --- Send in a
On the day he launched his campaign Dr. Jason Martin joined us to talk about why a CRITICAL CARE DOC who fights COVID feels he should replace Governor Bill Lee, who seems to be doing all he can to help it spread. Subscribe/Support: www.TNHolle
Sullivan County Teacher MATTHEW HAWN was fired for sharing a poem by KYLA JENEE LACEY and an article by Tanehisi Coates in the wake of the anti-CRT furor. They join us LIVE in one of their first interviews about it. --- Send in a voice messa
Adam Brody joins Kanew to talk about politics and the state of the country, why AOC, Rep. Bush and other women of color are heroes, and why the consciousness-shift we're seeing is exciting. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tenn
Rep. Gloria Johnson joins us to discuss on Speaker Sexton threatening School Districts if they impose mask mandates, with COVID-19 spiking again in Tennessee. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tennessee-holler/message
Ashley King was a presence at the Capitol making legislators uncomfortable to get the KKK Grand Wizard Statue moved. Now it's gone, and he's here to tell us how it feels. "WE HAVE OTHER WORK TO DO, BUT AT LEAST THAT'S ONE DOWN." --- Send in
Comedian Walter Masterson joins us to talk about trolling Rep. Greene & Rep. Gaetz in California, and a local school board in NY where anti-CRT parents had no idea he was making fun of them. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ten
Dr. Michelle Fiscus, Tennessee's top immunizations expert, was just fired by Governor Lee due to pressure from anti-science Republicans over vaccine outreach to young Tennesseans. She shared existing case law blessed by Lee's office, and got fi
Reverend Dr. William J Barber II on Juneteenth, messaging to rural Tennessee, Critical Race Theory, and calling out hypocrites like Governor Lee to their faces when they act like they care about MLK while standing against everything he stood fo
A video of a homophobic anti-immigrant bigot harassing 2 teens painting a rainbow on a bridge went viral last week. We talked to Carmen and Jasmine and their friend Abi as they repainted the bridge yet again, with the community rallying around
JY Sexton joins Kanew to talk about how far "down the path" we are to losing our democracy, and how Trump was really just a symptom of a disease of fascism that already exists in our country. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/te
Lee, Blackburn, Fleishmann and the whole gang have been screaming about a few migrant kids setting foot in Tennessee... but it turns out MORE kids were here under Trump, and also LEE'S ADMINISTRATION signs off on the license.  Rep. Hakeem break
Chip Davis, nephew of COBURN KENNEDY, joins us to talk about his uncle's membership at "Pastor" Greg Locke's Mount Juliet church, and how he believes the steady stream of misinformation contributed to his uncle's death. --- Send in a voice m
Danielle Ladd-Suits (a Tennessee teacher resigning over the TN GOP’s anti-LGBT legislation in schools) and Abby Lee Hood (who wrote about the conservative groups pushing the spiteful bills) join us LIVE. --- Send in a voice message: https:/
RICHARD OJEDA, Retired Army, Former WV State Senator and national spokesperson for "No Dem Left Behind", joins us LIVE to discuss the insurrection cover-up and more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tennessee-holler/message
Highlights from our first ever TENNESSEE HOLLER FEST, featuring inspiring voices from across the state lifting up the issues we face. IN ORDER: REP. STEVE COHEN, JUSTIN JONES, COUNCILWOMAN ZULFAT SUARA, REP. GLORIA JOHNSON, TIRRC VOTES, MARQUIT
Rep. John Ray Clemmons joins to talk about Governor Lee cancelling the $300/month federal subsidy and the TN GOP cutting unemployment benefits in half. "Lee thinks Tennesseans are lazy. It's offensive." Subscribe/Support: www.TNHoller.com ---
Rep. Jason Potts (D-Nashville) has just announced he isn't running again in a Tennessean article that says he pointed to the pay, and "discrimination" by Republicans - but Jason says that got "twisted", and he didn't get to tell his side of the
Justin Jones Testified powerfully against the Run-Over-A-Protestor Bill, which was then killed for the year.   Subscribe and Support: www.TNHoller.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tennessee-holler/message
Activist Justin Jones joins us to talk about the RUN-OVER-A-PROTESTOR bill being prioritized by Tennessee Republicans.   Subscribe and Support: www.TNHoller.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tennessee-holler/message
Dr. Julia Gruber and Prof. Andrew Smith join to talk about how Tennessee Tech has taken disciplinary action against them for their antiracist activism calling out a fellow Professor who is chair of their local Turning Point USA chapter. Subscri
ETSU Player Sadaidriene Hall joined Kanew to talk about Coach Shay being forced out for supporting his players' right to kneel in protest during the National Anthem and why he (and according to Sadaidriene, at least half of the team) decided to
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