Dr. Alex Gee hosts a roundtable of Thanksgiving conversation with his friends and family, Lilada Gee, Harry Hawkins, and Jim Bower. This feast of a discussion covers cultural and family traditions that bring unique flavors to the holiday. Listen in for one of the most fun Black Like Me episodes.
Black Like Me
Black Like Me with Dr. Alex Gee is a podcast that invites you to experience the world through the perspective of one Black man, one conversation, one story, or even one rant at a time.
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Dr. Alex Gee has an eye-opening conversation with University of Wisconsin Professor of History and one of the most celebrated lecturers in the Justified Anger African American History Class, Christy Clark-Pujara. Christy Clark-Pujara is a historian whose research focuses on the experiences of black people in French and British North America in the 17th, 18th and early 19th centuries.
Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island (New York: New York University Press, 2016).
Dr. Alex Gee welcomes his friend, General Marcia Anderson, to the Black Like Me podcast. They discuss the trajectory of her career as both a woman and African American in the military. She is a trailblazer in her service and work, exemplifying integrity and leadership. In 2011 she became the first African-American woman to become a major general in the United States Army Reserve.
This episode is part of Dr. Alex Gee’s “Our Madison” series, looking at the history of Madison, WI from the perspective of different generations born in the city. Dr. Gee talks with Pia Kinney James, who was born and raised in South Madison and was the first Black woman to serve on the Madison police department. Now retired, she still devotes her time to mentoring officers and community members alike, building a lasting bridge between the two.
Kinney James has also done extensive genealogical research into her family’s history and made some startling discoveries. Don’t miss her amazing stories that reveal so much about American history and it’s systems.
This episode continues Dr. Alex Gee’s “Our Madison” series, looking at the history of Madison, WI from the perspective of different generations born in the city. Three young African American women discuss growing up in Madison and the challenges they have faced. Lexi Gee, Ali Gee, and Malaika Robinson share their experiences in the education system and young professional world. These millennials don’t hold back and Madison risks losing them.
This episode is part of Dr. Alex Gee’s “Our Madison” series, looking at the history of Madison, WI from the perspective of different generations born in the city. Dr. Richard Harris, Betty Banks, Billy McDonald share their extensive history of being black in Madison as the city has grown. Listen to hear if anything has changed much for race relations through the years and learn more about the Stoney the Road project.