January 16, 2022
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.Listen
January 10, 2022
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.Listen
January 3, 2022
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.Listen
December 26, 2021
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.Listen
December 19, 2021
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.Listen
December 13, 2021
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.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.