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March 13, 2023

Bakari T. Sellers (Ep. 15, 2023)

By: David Alvarez

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Bakari T. Sellers, CNN political analyst, attorney, former South Carolina House Representative, and author of Who Are Your People, a children’s picture book that takes readers on a journey from cotton fields, to sit-ins, to the present day through the eyes of a young father and his children.


November 8, 2023

KUT Morning Newscast for November 8, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 8, 2023. Election results. Travis County parks and infrastructure. Teacher pay raises in Round Rock. Retired teachers get a pay raise. Power plants. Water fund.


October 30, 2023

Austin Author on “One of Our Greatest American Writers” James Baldwin and His Foray into Screenwriting

A celebrated American author and activist — who also ventured into the world of screenwriting — is the subject of a new book by an Austin author. Baylor University English professor Greg Garrett’s latest work is The Gospel According to James Baldwin: What America’s Great Prophet Can Teach Us About Life, Love and Identity. Before […]


October 23, 2023

Grace Sorensen: “Can’t Kiss & Forget” (ACL Fest Pop-Up)

In the three short years since she hit streaming, it’s become abundantly clear that Grace Sorensen is a force to be reckoned with, plain and simple. This Austin-based singer-songwriter spent the two years of the pandemic wowing us impassioned R&B originals. By the time it felt safe to slay live shows again early last year, […]


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 […]


October 18, 2023

Biden administration bets big on hydrogen energy – and Texas is the winner

Up for a vote statewide: an amendment to the constitution to lower property taxes for Texans. We continue to monitor events in the mideast, where President Biden is trying to tamp down tensions as a prominent congressman from Texas tries to turn up the heat on Hezbollah, calling to give the president the authority to […]


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.