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August 31, 2020

Leslie “Les” Payne (Ep. 39, 2020)

By: John L. Hanson

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. remembers the late Leslie “Les” Payne, a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and former Associate Managing Editor of Newsday. Payne, whose reporting, editing and leadership helped bring Newsday national and international prominence, died in March, 2018 at the age of 76.


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June 20, 2021

Mary Wilson (Ep. 29, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Mary Wilson, a founding member of The Supremes, and member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, with an interview conducted during the 2019 Summit on Race in America at the LBJ Library on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

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June 13, 2021

Angela Lewis (Ep. 28, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with actress Angela Lewis, co-star of Snowfall, the  popular TV crime drama series created by the late Academy Award-nominated writer and director John Singleton, which explores the crack cocaine epidemic in 1080's Los Angeles.

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June 6, 2021

Dr. Aaron Horne, MD. (Ep. 27, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the factors  resulting in the disproportionate numbers of African Americans with heart disease, and current efforts to overcome those disparities with Dr. Aaron Horne, MD.,  and interventional cardiologist and heart care specialist in North Richland Hill, Texas.

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