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July 5, 2021

Rawn James, Jr. (Ep. 31, 2021)

By: John L. Hanson

On this week’s edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. examines the historical precedent of U.S. Presidents manipulating the Supreme Court with attorney Rawn James, Jr., former Assistant Attorney General  for the District of Columbia, and author of The Truman Court: Law and the Limits of Loyalty.


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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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February 18, 2024

Byron Hurt and Althier Eady, pt. 1 (Ep. 12, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. begins a conversation with documentary filmmaker and writer Byron Hurt and Althier Eady, granddaughter of Lee and Liza Hurt, about a new documentary film recently aired on PBS about the efforts of the Hurt family to trace their roots as descendants of […]

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February 10, 2024

A Tribute to Earl Graves, Sr. (Ep. 11, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Earl Graves, Sr., entrepreneur, publisher, and advocate of African American businesses, who founded Black Enterprise Magazine in 1970. He died in April, 2020, at the age of 85.

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February 4, 2024

A Tribute to Mary Wilson (Ep. 10, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Mary Wilson, a co-founder of the legendary Supremes, featuring an interview with and public comments by Wilson, recorded in 2019 during The Summit on Race in America at the University of Texas at Austin.

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