February 28, 2021
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.Listen
February 21, 2021
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 message.Listen
February 14, 2021
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.Listen
For 50 years, “In Black America” has featured weekly interviews with some of the most influential African American voices of our time discussing education, economics, social issues, sports, families, culture, literature and politics.
In 2019, the program received a recordings-at-risk grant to digitize hundreds of old reels containing shows going back to the early 1980s. We don’t yet have these ready for the podcast, but you can listen to them on the American Archive of Public Broadcasting website.
John L. Hanson
In this interview, Hanson reflects on 40+ years of hosting IBA.