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August 7, 2022

Dr. Toinette Gunn (Ep. 36, 2022)

By: John L. Hanson

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Toinette Gunn, Executive Director of Chicago Debates, an organization formed in 1995 to provide debate training in┬ápublic schools as an educational and cultural uplifting tool.


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October 2, 2022

Tavis Smiley (Ep. 44, 2022)

On this week’s edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson speaks with veteran media personality, author, philanthropist and radio station owner Tavis Smiley, about his recent return to the airwaves and his new venture, Talk Radio station KBLA 1580 AM, the only African American-owned talk station west of the Mississippi.

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September 25, 2022

Eric Wilkerson (Ep. 43, 2022)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Eric Wilkerson, a Chesley Award-winning illustrator and concept artist, and illustrator of I Color Myself Different, a children’s picture book written by social activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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September 18, 2022

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

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 […]

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