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Defending Black Girlhood

Apr 25, 2021

Is there something you wish your Mama told you? In our final throwback episode from her days at WORT 89.9 FM, Lilada Gee asks: What is some of the best advice your mama ever gave you?, What should Black mamas teach their Black daughters?, and more!

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Apr 11, 2021

In our next "throwback" episode, Lilada takes a look at her top ten heroines of the Civil Rights movements in honor of Black History Month.

Featuring long-time Madison resident and activist, Brandi Grayson. Brandi is the co-founder of Young, Gifted and Black and founder of Urban Triage in Madison, WI. 


Apr 1, 2021

As we prep for Season 3, we thought it important to not only remember where we started, but how this continues to be relevant today. In "Ground Zero," Lilada Gee passionately advocates for the importance of healing ourselves and how, when we heal the Black girl inside of us, we can better defend Black girlhood...

Mar 28, 2021

Black Woman Heal Day (April 1st) was founded by Lilada Gee with a mission to increase prevention, awareness, and healing efforts of sexual abuse throughout the African Diaspora.

This throwback episode begins with Lilada's testimony in surviving childhood sexual abuse and why she started Black Woman Heal Day.


Mar 21, 2021

We're not quite back yet, but as we continue to build Season 3, tune into this oldie, but goodie! In this special segment from Lilada Gee's tenure on WORT's  89.9FM "A Public Affair" (2019), she is joined by Reverend Dr. Alexander Gee. Tune in as they discuss the history of Civil Rights in the Black church.

Dr. Gee is...