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January 10, 2022

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ep 6, 2022)

By: David Alvarez

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 93rd anniversary of his birth, with excerpts from Dr. King’s speeches and commentary from the Honorable Andrew Young, the late Robert F. Kennedy, and President Barack Obama.


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June 9, 2024

Franklin C. Edwards (Ep. 28, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Franklin C. Edwards, author, publisher and owner of Franklin The Helper Children’s Books in Plano, Texas. Edwards published his first children’s book in 2021 and has now written 17 books, with a mission to promote positive social behaviors and self […]

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June 2, 2024

Dr. Blair LM Kelley (Ep. 27, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson speaks with Dr. Blair LM Kelley, noted scholar of Black History and the African American Experience, Director of The Center for the Study of the American South and co-director of The Southern Futures Initiative, and author of Black Folk: The Roots of the […]

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May 26, 2024

Dr. Steven Williams, MD. (Ep. 26, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Steven Williams, MD., a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, founder of Tri Valley Plastic Surgery in Dublin, California, and the first African American president of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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May 19, 2024

Dr. Joseph Hoedel (Ep. 25, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Joseph Hoedel, PhD., CEO of Character Development and Leadership, an education-based curriculum company, and author of Sports Role Models, Books 1, 2 and 3, which spotlights athletes and coaches and their positive traits which contribute to success on and […]

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May 12, 2024

Usher’s Super Bowl Press Conference (Ep. 24, 2024)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson Jr. presents highlights from a conversation between eight-time Grammy Award winner Usher and Apple Music Radio host Nakeska Alexis, recorded prior to Usher’s halftime performance at Super Bowl 45.

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May 7, 2024

A Tribute to Ron Banks (Ep. 23, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Ron Banks, singer and founding member of the legendary R&B Detroit singing group The Dramatics, whose recording career included hits like All Because Of You, Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get, and Me And Mrs. Jones. Ron […]

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April 28, 2024

The 2024 Bart Starr Awards (Ep. 22, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast, including the presentation of the Bart Starr award for outstanding character and leadership to Minkah Fitzpatrick, and remarks by Mike Tomlin, Tony Dungy, Peyton and Eli Manning, and Mike Singletary.

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April 20, 2024

Reshonda Tate (Ep. 21, 2024)

On this edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Reshonda Tate, screenwriter, movie producer and award-winning, best-selling author. Tate’s latest book The Queen of Sugar Hill: A Novel of Hattie McDaniel is a fictional portrait of Hattie McDaniel, whose Academy Award winning portrayal of Mammy in Gone With […]

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