Dr. Alex Gee starts a month long conversation about Fathers and their role in the family. On this episode Dr. Gee speaks with Jamaal Eubanks and Anthony Cooper Sr. about their histories with their own fathers and their relationship with their children. Jamaal is the Founder of Eubanks Solutions LLC (eubankssolutions.com), a mentoring and leadership company that pushes his message of #FuelOrCrutch. He has a book called Determination to Succeed that will be coming out in 2018. Anthony Cooper Sr. is the Director of Reentry Services at Nehemiah Community Development Corporation (nehemiah.org).
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Dr. Alex Gee is joined by Hon. Rev. Everett Mitchell, Dane County Circuit Court Judge and Pastor of Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church. They candidly discuss the justice system and ways that we can support and raise up everyone in our community. Hon. Rev. Everett Mitchell shares his personal story and how it inspires his passion for social issues, such as poverty, war, incarceration and immigration.
Dr. Alex Gee hosts a discussion about the African American History Course started by Justified Anger. His guests are some of the team behind the course, including Harry Hawkins (Executive Vice President of Nehemiah/Justified Anger) and Dr. Karen Reece-Phiffer (Director of Program Research/Evaluation for Nehemiah/Justified Anger). One of the course participants, Chris Wood, also joins the discussion to share how attendees are transformed by the content and experience of the course.
Hear how the team approached the design and facilitation of the course program. The class aims to move past intellectual exercises and into emotional understanding and action. With an academic approach, the course balances engagement with the head and the heart.
Dr. Gee speaks with other “Momma’s Boys” who share of the influence their mothers have had in their life. They talk about multigenerational households, family meals, extended family, and invaluable advice passed on from the experience of strong Black women.
Find out more about this episode’s special guests:
Enis Ragland: Deputy Mayor for Administration in Finance
Jerome Dillard: State Director of EXPO (EX-Prisoners Organizing)
On a special Mother’s Day episode, Dr. Alex Gee reflects on the journey of his mother through her story of perseverance, strength, and family. His mother’s book of poetry provides insight into the Black experience in America and wise lessons that a mother passes on to her family.
On this episode Dr. Gee tackles some of the common arguments heard from White people when trying to explain racist commentary. Hear his thoughts on “All Lives Matter” and other popular phrases in American culture. Dr. Gee also shares his own encounters with whitesplaining.