Dr. Alex Gee talks with former Wisconsin Secretary of the Department of Corrections, Ed Wall about his experience working in the criminal justice system. Ed Wall was appointed by Governor Scott Walker and confirmed by the state senate to serve in his cabinet. Their conversation covers the inside story of Wall’s book, Unethical. Life in Scott Walker’s Cabinet and the Dirty Side of Politics, a revealing and harrowing account of life at the highest levels of the Walker administration and the difficult, life-altering lessons learned along the way.
Dr. Alex Gee has a one-on-one conversation with Wisconsin state Senator Tammy Baldwin to discuss the issues that are important to African Americans. As the country faces racial injustices once again exposed, Dr. Gee questions why Black leaders are only reached out to in these moments. Listen to hear how the African American voice is being heard by the Democratic party.
Dr. Alex Gee has a conversation with his friend, newly-elected Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge Jill Karofsky. They discuss Judge Karofsky’s Black history education journey, white allyship, and the government’s role in racial justice practices.
This week we are sharing a recent interview with Dr. Alex Gee conducted by Kate Archer Kent for Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Morning Show. In light of the release of the Justified Journey documentary film, Dr. Gee speaks on the role race plays in our identity, families, and our politics.
Dr. Alex Gee has a conversation with Michael McCarty, a professional storyteller and former member of the Black Panthers. McCarty describes himself as a student activist, Black Panther, U.S. Army martial arts instructor, acupuncturist, world traveler, spiritual seeker, construction worker, storyteller, husband, father, and crazy friend.
The Rainbow Coalition https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/films/the-first-rainbow-coalition/
Eugene Jacques Bullard: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_Bullard
Belonging in the USA: The Story of Michael D. McCarty: https://www.wearemovingstories.com/we-are-moving-stories-films/2019/1/17/belonging-in-the-usa-the-story-of-michael-d-mccarty
The Black Panthers Vanguards of the Revolution: https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/films/the-black-panthers-vanguard-of-the-revolution/
Coming to the Table: https://comingtothetable.org/
Dr. Alex Gee shares his live rant in response to a virtual ally training session for his non-profit organization that was hacked on Zoom. This racist zoombombing attack has had a strong effect on Dr. Gee and the local community. As usual, Dr. Gee has turned this incident into a learning opportunity that provides insight into the Black experience and white allyship.
Read more about the incident and Dr. Gee’s insights in this article from Madison365.