192 episodes

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.

Black Like Me Alex Gee

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 216 Ratings

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.

    S7 Ep150: "We Think This Is The Wave Of The Future": A Somber Reflection On What Just Happened In Buffalo, NY By Dr. Gee

    S7 Ep150: "We Think This Is The Wave Of The Future": A Somber Reflection On What Just Happened In Buffalo, NY By Dr. Gee

    On this episode Dr. Alex Gee responds to the racially motivated shooting in Buffalo, NY with a reflection on what this incident means for the country. You won't want to miss Dr. Gee's raw reaction to a direct attack on the Black community.
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    • 50 min
    S7 Ep149: Fasting From Whiteness During Lent: White Pastor Rev. John Edgerton Labeled A Race Traitor and Starts A National Conversation

    S7 Ep149: Fasting From Whiteness During Lent: White Pastor Rev. John Edgerton Labeled A Race Traitor and Starts A National Conversation

    Rev. Jon Edgerton wanted to guide his Illinois faith community through a thoughtful consideration of racial representation in their worship music, but ended up starting a national conversation on white allyship and faith. Dr. Gee and Rev. Edgerton explore how faith, the Black experience, and social justice inform racial justice action. Listen in to the thoughtful but bold conversation about breaking down barriers. 
    Read more about the topic:
    https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2022/4/8/23016850/oak-park-pastor-fasting-whiteness-lent-race-diversity
    Check out Rev. John Edgerton’s church community:
    https://www.firstunitedoakpark.com
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    • 56 min
    S7 Ep148: Black Plus Poverty Does Not Equal Violence: Entrepreneur Lance Davis Talks About His 20+ Years Of Leading African-Americans Home To Ghana's Door Of Return

    S7 Ep148: Black Plus Poverty Does Not Equal Violence: Entrepreneur Lance Davis Talks About His 20+ Years Of Leading African-Americans Home To Ghana's Door Of Return

    Dr. Gee and Lance Davis connect over their shared experience of time in Ghana. Lance Davis talks about his long journey back to Ghana and the old but paradigm-shattering truths he found along the way. Now for over 20 years, Davis has done work with villages, water, and gold in Ghana. Hear what it means to lead African-Americans back home.
    In 2003, Bishop Lance Davis established New Zion Christian Fellowship, now New Zion Covenant, in Dolton, Illinois. In addition to these ministries, Bishop Davis is the founder and Executive Director of Building Our Own Community (BOOC), Inc. which is established in the United States and in Ghana, West Africa. Bishop Davis also established Sankofa Ventures Management, Inc., an international company operating in Ghana, West Africa to create job opportunities for men and women locally and abroad. 
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    S7 Ep147: Understanding Malcolm X As A Young Black Boy: The Inaugural Brother2Brother Segment With Listener Jason Shanley

    S7 Ep147: Understanding Malcolm X As A Young Black Boy: The Inaugural Brother2Brother Segment With Listener Jason Shanley

    On this episode Dr. Gee is joined by listener Jason Shanley to get his take on an insight into Malcolm X and his development made by his half-sister, Ella Collins. As usual, you will get the kind of raw and honest commentary that you don't get anywhere else. Don't miss this dynamic new segment.
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    • 1 hr
    S7 Ep146: People Have Allowed Problems To Be Ignored For Too Long: WI Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes Talks Wisconsin History And His Mandate For Progress

    S7 Ep146: People Have Allowed Problems To Be Ignored For Too Long: WI Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes Talks Wisconsin History And His Mandate For Progress

    Dr. Alex Gee has a conversation with Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes about his career and making paths to progress in the state. Lt. Governor Barnes is working to create a state that considers equity and living up to the state motto of ‘Forward.’ Also, hear what the Lt. Gov. has to say directly to Black people in WI.
    Learn More about how Toussaint L'ouverture Rose from Slavery to Lead the Haitian Revolution, as discussed by Lt. Gov. Barnes.
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    • 58 min
    S7 Ep145: Loving The Lies Of White History More Than Loving Black People: Dr. Terrance Greene from Lean Into Allyship Session

    S7 Ep145: Loving The Lies Of White History More Than Loving Black People: Dr. Terrance Greene from Lean Into Allyship Session

    Listen in to a recent event for allies as Dr. Gee and Dr. Terrance Greene discuss the legacy of Black history coming out of Black History Month. As a professor, Dr. Greene provides a deep understanding of Black and white relations through history and now.
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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
216 Ratings

216 Ratings

FiddamentRN ,

All colors are the same human species

Most episodes are serious with much needed information for us protected/sheltered whites, but I just listened to episode 13, a lighter side of black life episode. It was absolutely delightful to learn even more ways Black people are just as loving, joking, grieving and worrying people as white people! So many shared memories of growing up. Thank you Dr. Gee and others

Trieditb4 ,

Enjoyable show

Thanks for a great show. Very informative and enlightening. Angela Robinson is a great actor and native Floridian.

iReview Apps! ,

Very candid and thoughtful podcast

Thoroughly enjoy this well curated podcast with such interesting guests. The host and team has done a phenomenal job creating a show that’s organically engaging and insightful. I love the candidness of the discussions and Dr. Gee’s ability to open the dialogue about much needed conversations.

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