In Black America 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.
In Black America

In Black America

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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.

Most Recent Episodes

Shirley A. Chisholm (Ep. 52, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to Shirley A. Chisholm, the late Congresswoman from New York's 12th Congressional District, the first African America woman elected to Congress, a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, and the first major party African American candidate for President of the United States.

Dr. Kate Clifford Larson (Ep. 51, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Kate Clifford Larson, award-winning historian, consultant and Harriet Tubman scholar, and author of Walk With Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer.

Ida Byrd-Hill (Ep. 50, 2021)

On this week's In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Ida Byrd-Hill founder and CEO of Detroit-based Automation Workz, a higher education cybersecurity bootcamp, whose goal is to educate and train people of color for high-paying jobs in the cybersecurity industry.

Gary Revel (Ep. 49, 2021)

On this edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Gary Revel, former Special Investigator with the 1977 House Select Committee on Assassinations focusing on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, and author of To Live, or Maybe Not: A Gary Revel Memoir.

Professor Sheryll Cashin (Ep. 48. 2021)

On this week's In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Shjeryll Cashin, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law, Civil Rights and Social Justice at Georgetown University and author of White Space, Black 'Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality.

Dr. Candice W. Jones, MD. (Ep. 47, 2021)

On this edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Candice W. Jones, MD. and FAAP board certified physician practicing as a general pediatrician in Orlando, Florida and author of High 5 Discipline: Positive Parenting for Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Kids.

Derrick L. Miles (Ep. 46, 2021)

On this week's In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Derrick L. Miles, founder and CEO of CourMed, an enterprise software company that facilitates the innovative concierge delivery of healthcare products and services, backed by Microsoft and Google.

Mark Christopher Lawrence (Ep. 45, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Mark Christopher Lawrence, veteran actor and comedian with two high-profile projects: the Emmy-nominated daytime series Stacks, and the Tyler Perry series All The Queen's Men.

Wil Shelton (Ep. 44, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the African American struggle for power and influence in the corporate world with Will Shelton, founder and CEO of Wil Power Integrated Marketing and author of The Silent Agreement: An Illusion of Inclusion in Black Corporate America.

Ericka Nicole Malone (Ep. 43, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Ericka Nicole Malone, a multi-talented actress, director-producer, filmmaker and CEO of Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment about her educational and theatrical career, and her current project, Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story.