July 25, 2021
In this week's edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the tragedy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre as documented by Tulsa survivor Mary E. Jones Parrish in The Nation Must Awake, with Anneliese M. Bruner, Parrish's great-granddaughter and author of the book's Afterword.Listen
July 18, 2021
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 with Dr. Karlos K. Hill, PhD., associate professor and chair of the Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma and author of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History.Listen
July 11, 2021
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Reverend Dr. Samuel D. Proctor, a distinguished minister, educator and author of three books. Dr. Proctor served as president of two universities. He died in June, 1997, at the age of 75.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.