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

Benjamin Crump (Ep. 7, 2019)

On this week's program, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Benjamin Crump, an award-winning Civil Rights attorney and advocate who successfully represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Robbie Tolan.

The Late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ep. 6, 2019)

On this week's program, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 90th anniversary of his birth, featuring addresses by his widow, Coretta Scott King, and former President Barack Obama.

Michael Gibson (Ep. 5, 2019)

On this week's program, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Michael Gibson, co-founder and Chairman of Clear View Group, LLC, an Austin, Texas – based African American investment firm that owns Ebony Magazine and Jetmag.com.

Trymaine Lee (Ep. 4, 2019)

In Black America producer and host discusses social issues and the role of race, violence, politics and law enforcement in news coverage with Trymaine Lee, an award-winning and highly regarded news correspondent for NBC and MSNBC.

Frank Washington, pt. 2 (Ep. 3, 2019)

Producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes a conversation with Frank Washington, aboutthatcar.com Managing Partner and Editor, about the history and future of the automobile industry, and the challenges brought about by growing digitalization and technological advancements in the industry.

Frank Washington, pt. 1 (Ep. 2, 2019)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. begins a conversation about the history and future of the automobile industry with Frank Washington, Managing Partner and Editor of About That Car-Dot-Com, a website that features columns and features on all manner of automotive matters.

Carol Fulp (Ep. 1, 2019)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the importance of diversity and leadership development with Carol Fulp, President and CEO of The Partnership, Inc., and author of Success Through Diversity: Why The Most Inclusive Companies Will Win.

Lance Scott Walker (Ep. 52, 2018)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents an interview with Lance Scott Walker, author of Houston Rap Tapes: An Oral History of Bayou Hip-Hop, which chronicles the emergence of Houston Hip-Hop and Rap, and the rise of artists like The Geto Boys and DJ Screw.

George T. "Mickey" Leland (Ep. 51, 2018)

In Black America presents a 1981 conversation with the late George T. "Mickey" Leland, former U.S. Representative from the 18th Congressional District of Houston, Texas, and former Chairman of the House Hunger Committee. In 1989, Congressman Leland and a delegation of fifteen Americans and Ethiopians died in a plane crash in Ethiopia.

Robert C. Maynard (Ep. 50, 2018)

Producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents an interview recorded in 1985 with the late Robert C. Maynard, the charismatic, dynamic and award-winning journalist, columnist, newspaper publisher and editor, and former owner of the Oakland Tribune newspaper. Maynard died in 1993.

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