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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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January 24, 2022 29 min

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Lee S. Smith, former Associate Vice President for Legal Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and Principal and founder of Travelersmith Consulting, who was recently honored as the first African American of St. Mark’s School of Texas, which he integrated in 1964.

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On this week’s program, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Kristen Guillory, President and Chief Consultant of KSGuillory Enterprises, former university professor, mental health care professional, and author of Look, Stop Hiding: How to Find Your Voice and Never Dim Your Light Again.

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This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 93rd anniversary of his birth, with excerpts from Dr. King’s speeches and commentary from the Honorable Andrew Young, the late Robert F. Kennedy, and President Barack Obama.

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This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late John Hope Franklin, a native of Oklahoma and alumnus of Fisk University and Harvard, and the James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History and Professor of Legal History at Duke University Law School.

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December 26, 2021 29 min

On this week’s edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses current issues in digital communication ((and ways to address them) with Sam George, media consultant and author of I’ll Get Back to You: The Dyscommunication Crisis.

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This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson concludes his conversation with Chef Liz Rogers of Creamalicious Ice Creams, and also speaks with acclaimed actor, television personality and philanthropist Terrence J about a new program showcasing the impact and importance of the HBCU experience.

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December 13, 2021 29 min

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Chef Liz Rogers, the founder, President and Executive Chef of Creamalicious Ice Creams, the only African American -owned national ice cream brand currently in production.

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December 5, 2021 29 min

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a 1998 interview with the late Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, the renowned and distinguished stage and film actors who were also influential civil rights activists.

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November 28, 2021 29 min

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.

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November 22, 2021 29 min

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.

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November 14, 2021 29 min

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.

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November 7, 2021 29 min

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.

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October 31, 2021 29 min

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.

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October 24, 2021 29 min

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.

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October 17, 2021 29 min

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.

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October 10, 2021 29 min

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.

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October 3, 2021 29 min

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.

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September 28, 2021 29 min

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.

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September 19, 2021 29 min

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the lasting impact of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on incomes and home ownership in the Tulsa African American community with Charlene P. Corley, Vice President of Diverse Insights and Partnershipsat the Nielsen Company.

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September 12, 2021 29 min

On this week’s edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes his conversation with Greg A. Francis, civil rights attorney and author of Just Harvest: The Story of How Black Farmers Won the Largest Civil Rights Case against the U.S. Government.

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