In the first episode of season 5, Dr. Gee gives his perspective on where we are, moving further into 2021, and sets the stage for the new season. As always, Dr. Gee does not hold back in giving his honest insight.
This extra episode of Season 4 was just too good to wait for Season 5. Dr. Alex Gee has an honest conversation with NBA player currently with the Milwaukee Bucks. A 10-year NBA veteran, Matthews averaged 12.2 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 69 games (68 starts) with Dallas, New York and Indiana last season. He finished the 2018-19 season with the Pacers, starting 23 games, averaging 10.9 points in 31.5 minutes per contest.
The former Marquette standout who attended high school in Madison, Wis., has also played in 36 playoff games in his career and is averaging 12.9 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.3 steals in postseason action.
Dr. Alex Gee wraps up Season 4 with a reflection on the themes of his conversations over the last season. Season 4’s theme of “State of Emergency” became more relevant as the year has gone on and Dr. Gee points to the current state of affairs in Wisconsin and the country. You are sure to hear Dr. Gee’s honest perspective as a Black man in America giving voice to the Black experience. Plus, Dr. Gee leaves you with some steps to take toward action in the midst of volatile times.
Dr. Alex Gee answers listener questions about this season of the podcast and also current events like the Black Lives Matter movement, racial unrest, and what makes a trustworthy white ally. Becoming a Patreon supporter allows you to get your pressing questions submitted to Dr. Gee for consideration on the show.
Dr. Alex Gee talks with NAACP Presidents Kirbie Mack (former), Frances Huntley-Cooper (former, as well as former Fitchburg Mayor), and Greg Jones (current) to understand their historical leadership for the Black community. There is a wealth of wisdom and experience from these leaders that does not get shared enough. As always, don’t miss the amazing stories and powerful commentary that Dr. Gee draws out of his guests.
Dr. Alex Gee discusses cross-cultural criminal justice reform with Jerome Dillard and John Vaudreuil. John is a former United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin. He worked for U.S. Justice Department for 38 years, first as an assistant U.S. attorney in Wisconsin’s Western District where he prosecuted criminal cases. He was appointed the U.S. Attorney for Wisconsin’s Western District in August 2010 by President Barack Obama. He resigned in March 2017 when then-Attorney General Jeff Session called for his resignation, along with 45 other U.S. attorneys. John details the situation of resignation in his conversation with Dr. Gee.