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September 18, 2022

A Tribute to B.B. King (Ep. 42, 2022)

By: John L. Hanson

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Riley B. King, known to the world as B.B. King, one of the greatest blues guitarists of all time, detailing King’s beginnings in Mississippi and Memphis, to his award-winning career, which ended with his death in 2015.


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June 4, 2023

Ken Coleman (Ep. 27, 2023)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the history of the legendary jazz nightclub Baker’s Keyboard Lounge ¬†and its role in the cultural and economic resurgence of Detroit, with historian Ken Coleman, Special Projects Contributor at the The Michigan Advance.

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May 28, 2023

K. Braeden Anderson (Ep. 26, 2023)

On this week’s edition of In BlackAmerica, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses strategies for African American success and empowerment with K. Braeden Anderson, attorney, philanthropist, entrepreneur and author of Black Resilience: A Blueprint for Black Triumph in the Face of Racism.

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May 26, 2023

Bernard Shaw (Ep. 25, 2023)

On this week’s episode of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Bernard Shaw, a pioneering African American broadcast journalist and CNN’s chief anchor from 1980 until his retirement in 2001. Shaw died in September, 2022, at the age of 82.

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