Everything’s Political with Junius Williams examines the politics we don't see that shape our lives. Through conversations about social justice issues, Junius and his guests help the listener connect the dots to reveal the true American experience, as it plays out in the community, or in our living room. Junius Williams is a civil rights organizer, lawyer, community leader, musician, and author of the book Unfinished Agenda: Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power. Join us for a conversation about the hidden side of politics.
October 13th, 2021 | Season 2 | 56 mins
civil rights movement, genz, millennials, mobilize, news, organize, organizing, politics, racial justice, rebellion, social justice, united states
Are you a mobilizer or an organizer? Junius Williams prepares listeners to explore their potential as organizers and movement builders. Junius will be joined by podcast producer and advocate, Francesca Larson, to talk about the new season's format, challenge each other on generational views about organizing, and share what listeners can expect to learn this season.
May 26th, 2021 | Season 1 | 38 mins 46 secs
black politics, newark, politics
What made Mayor Ras Baraka reject calls for de-funding the police in Newark, NJ after the George Floyd killing last summer in Minneapolis? Listen to Mayor Baraka talk about reliance upon his Office of Violence Prevention and a new Community Museum to help create a culture of non-violence in Newark.
Episode 6: Has Gen Z Been Scarred Forever by COVID? A Discussion with the Experts and Young People Themselves
April 28th, 2021 | Season 1 | 51 mins 2 secs
Junius Williams, the Host of Everything's Political, will interview Julie Cai of the Center for Economic and Policy Research to talk about job prospects for young people in high school and college. Then he will be joined by Kelly Prempeh, a senior at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and Sarah Sciortino, a senior at the University of Vermont, to see what changes they foresee in their lives because of Covid. Are they optimistic about the future? Does it matter that Sarah is a white woman, living in Vermont; and Kelly, is a black man from Newark?
Episode 5: Don't Erase My History! How Black Youth Changed their High School Curriculum in Denver, Colorado
March 31st, 2021 | Season 1 | 52 mins 53 secs
February 24th, 2021 | Season 1 | 44 mins
black, blues, history, music, politics
January 18th, 2021 | Season 1 | 51 mins 32 secs
December 30th, 2020 | Season 1 | 48 mins 19 secs
November 25th, 2020 | Season 1 | 52 mins 33 secs
black lives, political, racism
October 28th, 2020 | Season 1 | 37 mins 46 secs
Junius Williams introduces his new podcast Everything's Political because all politics matter.