In Black America

In Black America

From KUT 90.5

Produced at KUT, In Black America is a long-running, nationally syndicated program dedicated to all facets of the African American experience. John Hanson profiles a diverse selection of current and historically significant figures whose stories help illuminate life in Black America. Guests include civil rights leaders, educators, artists, athletes and writers describing their experiences, achievements and work in chronicling and advancing the quality of African American life.More from In Black America »

Most Recent Episodes

Keith Corson (Ep. 38, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the history of Hollywood films targeting African American audiences with Keith Corson, visiting professor of English at Rhodes College and author of Trying To Get Over: African American Directors After Blaxploitation, 1977 to 1986.

Kenny Braswell (Ep. 37, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Kenny Braswell, Executive Director of Fathers Incorporated and author of Daddy, There's A Noise Outside. Mr. Braswell is also Director of The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse.

William F. "Bill" Williams (Ep. 36, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a 1996 conversation with the late William F. "Bill" Williams, confounder of Glory Foods, Inc., a prominent distributor of Southern-style food products targeting African American consumers. Bill Williams passed away in 2001.

Dr. Aldon Morris (Ep. 35, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a conversation with Dr. Aldon Morris, the Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African America Studies at Northwestern University and author of The Scholar Denied: W.E.B Dubois – The Birth of Modern Sociology.

Dr. Monique W. Morris (Ep. 34, 2016)

In Black America host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents the conclusion of a conversation with Dr. Monique W. Morris, education scholar, co-founder and president of The National Black Women's Justice Institute, and author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.

Dr. Monique W. Morris, pt. 1 (Ep. 33, 2016)

John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a discussion of racial stigmas, stereotypes, and discrimination with Dr. Monique W. Morris, education scholar, co-founder and President of The National Black Women's Justice Institute, and author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.

Jarrad Henderson (Ep. 32, 2016)

In Black America presents a discussion of African American sororities and fraternities with Jarrad Henderson, producer and director of Beyond This Place: The Visual History of African American Fraternities and Sororities.

Thomas Carter (Ep. 31, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the 2016 Arts and Entertainment re-make of Roots, the classic multi-generational story of slavery and emancipation, with director Thomas Carter.

Dr. John B. Diamond (Ep. 30, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a conversation with Dr. John B. Diamond, the Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education and co-author of Despite The Best Intentions.

Dr. Leonard S. Scott (Ep. 29, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a conversation with Leonard S. Scott, co-founder of Tyscot Music and Entertainment, a family-run entertainment company that is also the oldest black-owned and operated Gospel recording company in America.

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