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October 15, 2018

Kelly Jenrette and Melvin Jackson, Jr. (Ep. 45, 2018)

By: John L. Hanson

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with actress Kelly Jenrette and actor, writer and producer Melvin Jackson, Jr., the first African American married couple to both be nominated for Emmy Awards.


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April 14, 2024

The 2024 Fritz Pollard Award (Ep. 20, 2024)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the The Fritz Pollard Alliance’s 19th annual Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Awards, featuring a discussion around the emergence of the Black quarterback in the NFL, with comments by James “Shack” Harris, Doug Williams, and Roger Goodell.

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April 7, 2024

Bryan Simms (Ep. 19, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Bryan Simms, founder and President of Mammoth Life and Reinsurance Company, the only minority-owned distribution and reinsurance carrier delivering data-advantaged policies to underserved African American communities.

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March 31, 2024

Dr. Harry L. Williams (Ep. 18, 2024)

On this week’s edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which champions the Black College community and provides financial and professional support to students attending publicly supported HBCUs, ensuring African American students access to higher […]

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March 24, 2024

Phillip Washington, Jr. (Ep. 17, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses racial wealth equity and the positive effects of financial literacy in narrowing the wealth gap between White and minority Americans with Phillip Washington, Jr. CEO ad Chief Investment Officer of Stone Hill Wealth Management.

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March 17, 2024

Sam Acho (Ep. 16, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with former NFL and Texas Longhorn linebacker, ESPN analyst, and humanitarian Sam Acho prior to the 2024 Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, about his work with the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team and Son of a Saint.

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March 10, 2024

The Honorable Craig Watkins (Ep. 15, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Honorable Craig Watkins, former Dallas County, Texas Criminal District Attorney, the first African American District Attorney in the state of Texas, who died on December 12, 2023.

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March 4, 2024

A Tribute to Rance Allen (Ep. 14, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late minister and legendary Gospel singer Bishop Rance Allen, founder of the Rance Allen Group, with an interview recorded in 2016. Rance Allen died October 31, 2020, at the age of 71.

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February 25, 2024

Byron Hurt and Althier Eady, pt. 2 (Ep. 13, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes his conversation with writer and filmmaker Byron Hurt and Althier Eady, granddaughter of Lee and Liza Hurt, discussing the development and production of Lee and Liza’s Family Tree, Hurt’s documentary film about the history of the Hurt family.

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