In this special shorter episode, Dr. Alex Gee explores some recent issues in the news and takes a question from a listener. Get Dr. Gee’s insightful and passionate take on racism at Duke and the incident portrayed in the Netflix series When They See Us.
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Dr. Alex Gee discusses the innovative health and wellness work of Dr. Jasmine Zapata. Dr. Zapata is a dynamic author, physician, health educator, speaker, youth empowerment specialist, and community leader known both locally and internationally. She is a board certified pediatrician as well as a preventive medicine/public health doctor. Her focus is on ways to get outside the clinic walls to impact health outcomes for children and families on a community based level. Her research and community work focuses on racial disparities in infant mortality, upstream determinants of health, youth resilience, public health approaches to violence prevention, and innovative methods of community engagement and health promotion. She is the founder of the Beyond Beautiful International Youth Empowerment Movement as well as co founder of the Madison Inspirational Youth Choir among other roles.
Dr. Alex Gee has a conversation with Patrick Sims, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, and Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer for the Univerisity of Wisconsin-Madison. Sims oversees the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement at the University.
The discussion is an honest exploration of how large educational institutions handle diversity and the challenges of race in the campus environment. You are going to want to hear about Patrick’s unique background and how he came into this role to affect positive change at the university.
On this episode, we switch things up as Dr. Alex Gee is interviewed by another podcast host. Insights Podcast host Dick Goldberg asks Dr. Gee about why he started the Justified Anger movement and his daily experience as a Black man in America. Dr. Gee does not hold back in his view of how racism operates and affects his and other African American’s lives.
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The Black Like Me Podcast is going to the next level and we want you to be a part of it. In this short conversation, hear about some of the exciting things planned for Season 3 and beyond, and how you can support this exceptional content. You won’t want to miss these exclusive features.
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Dr. Alex Gee talks with his friend Dr. Craig Barnes, President of Princeton Seminary, about the school’s process of facing the reality of history. In the process of Princeton Seminary’s Slavery Audit, President Craig Barnes appointed a committee of faculty and administrators to conduct research regarding Princeton Seminary’s ties to slavery. This episode’s discussion considers the steps toward confession and repentance for a collective history.
After the Slavery Audit report was released, Princeton Seminary students called for reparations for the school’s role in the slave trade. You can read more about it here.