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KUT » In Black America

IBA profiles a diverse selection of current and historically significant figures whose stories help illuminate life in Black America.

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April 11, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses wellness issues and health literacy among African Americans with Michelle Green Rhodes, CEO of Michelle Rhodes Media LLC in Tampa, Florida. Ms. Rhodes is a four-time author and Editor-in-Chief of The Color of Wellness magazine, which launched in January, 2021.
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This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to Henry “Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron, the legendary Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and long-time Home Run King, and former Negro Leagues baseball player, who passed away January 22, 2021.
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March 28, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with University of Florida law professor Shani M. King, and author of Have I Told You Black Lives Matter.  Dr, King is also Director of The Center on Children and Families and Associate Director of The Center on Race and Race […]
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March 21, 2021 29 min
On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a 2005 conversation with Matt Dobkin, author of I Never Loved A Man The Way I Loved You, Aretha Franklin: Respect, And The Making Of A Soul Masterpiece.
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March 14, 2021 29 min
On this week’s In Black America program, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Pastor Richard Hartley of Haven International Ministries in Queens, New York, in-demand vocal and choir coach, and star of the USA Network reality program “The Rev.”
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March 9, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Bishop Rance Allen, legendary  Gospel recording artist and founder of the long-running influential and innovative Range Allen Gospel Group. Rance Allen died October 31, 2020, at the age of 71.
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March 1, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the physical and psychological toll on African Americans’ daily lives as a result of systemic racism with Mary-Frances Winters, founder and president of The Winters Group, Inc. and author of Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit.
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February 21, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. examines the continuing impact of the Malcolm X’s legacy on American history with Tamara Payne, co-author, with her father, Les Payne, of The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X, a deeply nuanced portrait of the man, his mission, and his […]
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February 14, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the economic power and influence of the African American community the economy and pop culture, an across industries and digital platforms with Cheryl Grace, Senior Vice President of Consumer Insights and Engagement with the Nielsen Corporation.
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This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Larry “Lak” Henderson, known as The Hip Hop Educator and founder and CEO of Smart Music Entertainment, along with legendary rapper Capone, who have recently collaborated on a new brand called SmartThug, which uses hip hop as an educational tool.
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February 2, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, co-founder and CEO of The Impact Network, the world’s largest independent African American faith-based television network, as the network celebrates ten years of programming for African American and multicultural audiences.
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January 25, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Tyrone McKinley Freeman, Assistant Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, whose book, Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy During Jim Crow examines African American women’s history of charitable giving […]
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January 18, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Tomeka Lynch Purcell about her efforts to show young people how to achieve personal and professional financial goals. Purcell is an educator, entrepreneur, financial coach and author of Morgan Saves For College and Why Pay Cash? Credit Is Better.
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This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Martin Luther King, Jr. on what would have been his ninety-second birthday, with highlights from Dr. King’s addresses and speeches, as well as commentary from his widow, the late Coretta Scott King, The Honorable Andrew Young, […]
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January 7, 2021 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Reggie Williams, former NFL linebacker, NCAA Football Hall of Famer, Cincinnati City Council member and co-autor of Resilent By Nature: Reflections From A Life Of Winning On And Off The Football Field.
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December 27, 2020 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Shellye Archambeau, Fortune 500 board member, former CEO of MetricStream, guest lecturer at her alma mater, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers, And Create Success On Your Own Terms.
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December 20, 2020 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Terrell Davis, two-time Super Bowl Champion, former National Football League and Super Bowl MVP, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and co-founder of Defy, a CDB-infused sports drink.
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December 13, 2020 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes his conversation with Ron Simons, Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and President and CEO of SimonSays Entertainment, about his efforts to bring diversity to the stage, telling stories about African American history and culture.
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December 7, 2020 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. begins a conversation with Ron Simons, Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and President and CEO of SimonSays Entertainment, about his experience as a pioneer in the effort to bring diversity to the stage, telling stories about African American history and culture.
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November 29, 2020 29 min
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson speaks with Maurice A. Jones, former Deputy Undersecretary of HUD and former Virginia Secretary of Commerce and current President and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a community development finance corporation providing a variety of financial and technical services to schools, healthcare […]
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