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Guest, Dr. E. Faye Williams

Shadow Politics with Senator Michael Brown and Maria Sanchez and guest Dr. E. Faye Williams

Changing the Narrative with guest DR. E. FAYE WILLIAMS - The book 'DICK GREGORY: Wake Up and Stay Woke - Running for Life' is Dr. E. Faye Williams’ written portrait and tells many interesting stories of his life as an unwavering activist, comedian, health enthusiast and purveyor of good music. His life experiences spanning over eight decades remain relevant to today's events and political opposition. His fiery speeches continue to influence and ignite leaders young and old. October 12th marks the late Dick Gregory's 89th birthday. Maria and I will speak with Dr. Williams about her new book and her efforts advocating for women, children and civil rights.What can we learn from her experience as we continue to live through such a divisive and tumultuous time? How can these lessons inform our work for civil rights going forward?

Headlined Show, Shadow Politics October 10, 2021

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Changing the Narrative with guest DR. E. FAYE WILLIAMS - The book 'DICK GREGORY: Wake Up and Stay Woke - Running for Life' is Dr. E. Faye Williams’ written portrait and tells many interesting stories of his life as an unwavering activist, comedian, health enthusiast and purveyor of good music. His life experiences spanning over eight decades remain relevant to today's events and political opposition. His fiery speeches continue to influence and ignite leaders young and old. October 12th marks the late Dick Gregory's 89th birthday. Maria and I will speak with Dr. Williams about her new book and her efforts advocating for women, children and civil rights.What can we learn from her experience as we continue to live through such a divisive and tumultuous time? How can these lessons inform our work for civil rights going forward?

Guest, Dr E Faye Williams

Guest Name
Dr E Faye Williams
Guest Occupation
President of the Dick Gregory Society and National President and CEO of the National Congress of Black Women (NCBW)
Guest Biography

Here’s the most important thing you need to know: Williams has worked tirelessly working to make history. She is a change maker, advocating for women, children, civil rights, human rights. Helping to change the narratives on education, diversity, empowerment; helping many to realize their full growth potential. She is a three-time author, a weekly contributing writer to Trice-Edney Wire Service and host of a weekly radio show, “WakeUp, Stay Woke” on WPFW FM, Washington, DC.

Williams is the President of the Dick Gregory Society and National President and CEO of the National Congress of Black Women (NCBW) and former Counsel to the U.S. Congress’ District of Columbia Sub-Committee on the Judiciary and Education. She was appointed to the Presidential Scholars Commission by President Barack Obama and served as White House Liaison to the U.S. Department of Energy during the Clinton Administration.

Shadow Politics

Shadow Politics is a grass roots talk show giving a voice to the voiceless. For more than 200 years the people of the Nation's Capital have ironically been excluded from the national political conversation. With no voting member of either house of Congress, Washingtonians have lacked the representation they need to be equal and to have their voices heard. Shadow Politics will provide a platform for them, as well as the millions of others nationwide who feel politically disenfranchised and disconnected, to be included in a national dialog.

We need to start a new conversation in America, one that is more inclusive and diverse and one that will lead our great nation forward to meet the challenges of the 21st century. At Shadow Politics, we hope to get this conversation started by bringing Americans together to talk about issues important to them. We look forward to having you be part of the discussion so call in and join the conversation. America is calling and we're listening… Shadow Politics is about America hearing what you have to say. It's your chance to talk to an elected official who has spent more than 30 years in Washington politics. We believe that if we start a dialog and others add their voices we will create a chorus. Even if those other politicians in Washington don't hear you — Senator Brown will. He's on a mission to listen to what America has to say and use it to start a productive dialog to make our democracy stronger and more inclusive. If we are all part of the solution we can solve any problem.

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Weekly Show
BBS Station 1
Sunday
Starts
6:00 pm CT
Ends
6:55 pm CT