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August 4, 2019

Leon Robinson (Ep. 35, 2019)

By: John L. Hanson

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson presents a conversation with actor, singer-songwriter and film producer Leon Robinson, known for his portrayals of David Ruffin and Little Richard, and as leader of reggae-soul band Leon and The Peoples.


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November 5, 2023

Jessica Taylor (Ep. 49, 2023)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Ezra Coffee founder and CEO Jessica Taylor, a former educator and Diversion and Inclusion strategist, as well as reality TV show cast member, who incorporates her passion for storytelling, and the celebration of African American culture and history in the […]

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October 31, 2023

Four African American Mayors, pt. 2 (Ep. 48, 2023)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents additional highlights from the 2023 National Urban League Annual Conference in Houston, Texas, featuring comments from Mayors Sylvester Turner of Houston, Eric Adams of New York City, Karen Bass of Los Angeles, and Brandon Johnson of Chicago, hosted by Conference President […]

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October 22, 2023

Four African American Mayors, pt. 1 (Ep. 47, 2023)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the 2023 National Urban League Annual Conference in Houston, Texas, featuring comments from Mayors Sylvester Turner of Houston, Eric Adams of New York City, Karen Bass of Los Angeles, and Brandon Johnson of Chicago, hosted by Conference President and […]

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October 15, 2023

Michelle Miller (Ep. 46, 2023)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Michelle Miller, award-winning journalist and co-host of CBS Saturday Morning and author of Belonging: A Daughter’s Search For Identity Through Loss And Love, which chronicles the story of her mother’s abandonment, and how her search for her family history helped her […]

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October 8, 2023

Judson W. Robinson III (Ep. 45, 2023)

On this edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents an address by Judson W. Robinson III, President and CEO of the Houston Area Urban League, at the 2023 National Urban League Conference in Houston, Texas, which brought together leaders from the business, government and social advocacy sectors  this past […]

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October 1, 2023

Marc H. Morial (Ep. 44, 2023)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents an address by and a conversation with Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of The National Urban League at the historic Civil Rights organization’s National Conference, held this summer in Houston, Texas.

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September 24, 2023

Roland S. Martin (Ep. 43, 2023)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson speaks with Roland S. Martin, journalist, author, and Managing Editor of Roland Martin Unfiltered and founder of The Black Star Network. Speaking at the National Urban League Conference in Houston this July, Martin discusses his career, from print journalism, radio, CNN, The Black […]

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September 17, 2023

Dr. Carmen Fields, pt,2 (Ep. 42, 2023)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson concludes his conversation with Dr. Carmen Fields, Emmy-Award winning broadcast news journalist and author of Going Back to T-Town: The Ernie Fields Territory Big Band, which tells the story of Dr. Fields’ father, trombonist, pianist and bandleader Ernest (Ernie) Lawrence Fields.

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