Earlier this summer, Black Woman Heal organized a cultural and service learning trip to the Dominican Republic with a multi-generational delegation of Black women and girls. On today’s episode, Lilada reflects on lessons from this trip with two of her fellow travelers, Jasmine and Bobbi Simpson.
For today’s episode, Lilada interviewed Black Lives Matter organizer DeRay Mckesson about his activism and why he thinks there is still cause for hope. Along the way they talk Serena Williams, police brutality, the school-to-prison pipeline, Colin Kaepernick, and much more. DeRay Mckesson is the author of On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case […]
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 […]