Dr. Alex Gee is back with Season 3 of Black Like Me. On this episode, Dr. Gee talks with Harry Hawkins, Executive Vice President of Nehemiah, about racist encounters that his son and daughter experience in school. The Hawkins family members discuss being confronted with the N-Word, blackface images, and other explicit racist actions. You won’t want to miss this empowering story of how the Hawkins kids stand up for themselves in the midst of oppressive behavior.
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Black Like Me will be returning for Season 3 very soon!
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Dr. Alex Gee has a conversation with a fellow podcast host and friend, Michelle Higgins. Michelle is the Director and a founding member of Faith for Justice. Faith for Justice promotes and leads public justice actions and events that connect faith communities to the movements that seek to dignify and humanize Black lives. She is also the co-host of the Truth’s Table Podcast. Listen for an inspiring conversation that dives into Michelle’s background and current passion for her work in many areas.
Michelle Higgins Book Recommendation: Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital
Truth’s Table Podcast: www.truthstable.com/
Faith for Justice: www.faithforjustice.org/
Dr. Alex Gee is joined in the studio by the staff of Nehemiah’s Reentry Program to give an unfiltered and heartfelt commentary on some recent incidents in the local community. One incident occurred in the public schools to a young African American girl and the other at a Justified Anger community event with men in a reentry support group. Listen in to the honest conversation around these incidents and issues.
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