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.More from In Black America »

Most Recent Episodes

Joseph Rosenbloom, pt. 2 (Ep. 24, 2018)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes a conversation with Joseph Rosenbloom, author of Redemption: Martin Luther King's Last 31 Hours, about the local and national events and circumstances that led to Dr. King's assassination in Memphis on April 4, 1968.

Joseph Rosenbloom, pt. 1 (Ep. 23, 2018)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Joseph Rosenbloom, author of Redemption: Martin Luther King's Last 31 Hours, about the events and circumstances that led to Dr. King's assassination in Memphis on April 4, 1968.

Dr. Haile T. Debas (Ep. 22, 2018)

On this week's program, In Black America producer and host speaks with Dr. Haile T. Debas, MD., Director Emeritus of California Global Health Institute, about his distinguished career as a physician, researcher, teacher and academic leader.

Loren Walton (Ep. 21, 2018)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a conversation with Loren Walton, a promising young classical ballet dancer from Austin, Texas, regarding his aspirations and his experience of being a male African American ballet artist.

Dr. Brittney Cooper, pt. 2 (Ep. 20, 2018)

On this week's program, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes his conversation about black feminism and race and gender issues with Dr. Brittney Cooper, assistant professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University, and author of Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower.

Dr. Brittney Cooper, pt. 1 (Ep. 19, 2018)

On this week's program, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. begins a conversation about black feminism with Dr. Brittney Cooper, assistant professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University, and author of Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower.

Chris Montana (Ep. 18, 2018)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Chris Montana, owner and head distiller of Nu Nord Craft Spirits in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the only African American- owned distillery (out of more than 1300), in the United States.

The Activist Athlete (Ep. 17, 2018)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a discussion of race relations and sports with Jocelyn Benson, Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality CEO, New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown, ESPN reporter Jim Trotter, and NFL Executive Troy Vincent.

The Bart Starr Awards (Ep. 16, 2018)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the 31st Annual Super Bowl Breakfast, with Baltimore Ravens tight end and 2018 Bart Starr Award recipient Benjamin Watson, along with Bart Starr, Jr. and NFL coach Tony Dungy.

South Carolina Travel App (Ep. 15, 2018)

This week, In Black America producer and host discusses the Green Book of South Carolina travel app with Strauss Moore Shiple, Project Director of South Carolina's Olde English District, and Dr. Louis Venters, professor of African and American History at Francis Marion University.

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