Episodes

January 21, 2024

John Saunders and Irv Cross (Ep. 8, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a look back at African Americans in sports broadcasting in 1987, featuring interviews with the late John Saunders and Irv Cross, pioneers in television sports analysis at a time when African American broadcasters were rare.

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January 3, 2024

The Midnight Stroll: “You Can Escape”

Often the main ingredient in supergroup concoctions is a set of sonic similarities between the members’ preexisting independent projects. Other times, their territories barely border on each other, and yet the chemistry between the individual players is too good to pass up. So no, we’re obviously not talking about Lulu. Instead, it’s The Midnight Stroll, […]

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December 20, 2023

KUT Morning Newscast for December 20, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 20, 2023. Travis County Democrats and Republicans agree on rules for the March 2024 primary election. Texas Civil Rights groups sue over the state’s new immigration law. And the Austin Independent School District is trying to help students to have reliable internet at home.

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December 18, 2023

J Halp: “Alone Again”

All kinds of projects experience peaks and valleys when it comes to periods of prominence. But for one percussionist in particular, the passion for putting his sticks in the mix has never gotten tied down by any one group’s momentum. And no, we’re actually not talking about John Speice IV. Instead we’re taking this Monday […]

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December 17, 2023

Dr. Brian H. Williams, MD. (Ep. 3, 2024)

In this episode of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Brian H. Williams, MD., a trauma surgeon, Air Force Academy alumnus, former congressional health policy advisor, and author The Bodies Keep Coming: Dispatches From a Black Trauma Surgeon on Racism, Violence, and How We Heal.

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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.

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