June 20, 2021
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Mary Wilson, a founding member of The Supremes, and member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, with an interview conducted during the 2019 Summit on Race in America at the LBJ Library on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.Listen
June 13, 2021
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with actress Angela Lewis, co-star of Snowfall, the popular TV crime drama series created by the late Academy Award-nominated writer and director John Singleton, which explores the crack cocaine epidemic in 1080's Los Angeles.Listen
June 6, 2021
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the factors resulting in the disproportionate numbers of African Americans with heart disease, and current efforts to overcome those disparities with Dr. Aaron Horne, MD., and interventional cardiologist and heart care specialist in North Richland Hill, Texas.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.