5/11/2017 Podcast

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Dr. Wilmer Leon doesn’t just inspire us, he informs us with his intelligence, authenticity, generosity and compassion. At a time when most people in the public eye still parse their pronouncements with caution and are tightly leashed to high-paid consultants who advise them on how to be “beige”, Dr. Leon is a breath of fresh air. When it comes to authenticity, he’s the real thing.
Dr. Leon is a Political Scientist whose primary areas of expertise are Black Politics, American Government, and Public Policy. For 11 years he was a Lecturer in the Political Science Department at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He is the Producer/ Host of the nationally broadcast talk radio program “Inside the Issues with Wilmer Leon” on Sirius XM Satellite radio channel 126, a nationally syndicated columnist with the Trice Edney News Wire and a regular political commentator on national and international news programs. has appeared innumerable times on all of the major cable and terrestrial TV news networks and is a frequent guest on national radio networks as well. His constitutional activism has been covered and profiled extensively in the print media including the Associated Press, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and many other national and international newspapers and periodicals.
Dr. Leon earned a BS degree in Political Science from Hampton Institute, a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Howard University.
Wilmer Leon is one of the few Black prophetic voices in the age of Obama. This book confirms this status. Courageous, visionary and consistent!” –Dr. Cornel West
Dr. Wilmer Leon has assembled a collection that asks the right questions about race and democracy. In an era when too many are silenced for fear of rocking the boat of the status quo, Wilmer Leon has signaled his willingness to go out on a limb and speak truth to power. Bravo!–Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Economist and Author Are We Better Off: Race, Obama and Public Policy.

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