On August 18, 2018, Ann Brickson of Madison, Wisconsin passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones. Throughout her life, she was committed to working for social justice and addressing domestic violence. On today’s episode, Lilada spends the hour honoring Ann and her life’s work with guests Dr. Alice Belcher, Ali Muldrow, Valerie Nash, and Wanda […]
Today’s episode is a music-filled retrospective celebrating the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin. Lilada is joined in the studio by Ali Muldrow, Felicia Clark, and Constance Miles to discuss their favorite songs and memories from the Queen of Soul, along with reflections on Black womanhood, the music industry, and much more. Songs featured: “Respect,” […]
On today’s episode, we hear Lilada Gee’s interview with State Representative Chris Taylor about fighting injustice. They start off by talking about youth incarceration and juvenile justice, including observations from their recent visit to the Lincoln Hills youth prison complex. Next, they discuss what we can learn from El Salvadorans about the fight for justice. […]
What exactly is a microaggression? How do black women experience microaggressions on a day-to-day basis? On today’s show, Lilada Gee is joined in the studio by Connie Miles and Alexandra Gee-Lewis, with Dr. Jenn joining the conversation via phone. They share their stories of microaggressions in stores, at work, at the gym, and in many […]
It’s a family affair on today’s show! Wednesday host Lilada Gee is joined in the studio by her brother, the Rev. Alexander Gee, and another set of siblings: Harry Hawkins and Tiffany Washington. Together, they discuss the dynamics between brothers and sisters, reminisce about childhood memories, and reflect on how sibling relationships change into adulthood.
On today’s show, Wednesday host Lilada Gee talks with Hope Wiseman, founder of the medical cannabis dispensary Mary and Main. Responding to questions and comments from callers, they discuss the therapeutic role of marijuana, the conversation around legalization, and cultural barriers to medical cannabis use and distribution, especially for people of color.