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John L. Hanson

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IBA profiles a diverse selection of current and historically significant figures whose stories help illuminate life in Black America.

Latest Episodes

Candi Staton (Ep. 42, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. welcomes legendary R&B, Soul and Gospel recording artist Candi Staton to the program, discussing her nearly 50 years as a singer, and her new Gospel CDIt’s Time To Be Free.”

29 MIN2016 SEP 26
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Candi Staton (Ep. 42, 2016)

Claudette A. Robinson (Ep. 41, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Claudette A. Robinson, a founding member of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and a recent participant in The Summit On Race In America, at the LBJ Presidential Library at the University of Texas at Austin.

29 MIN4 days ago
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Claudette A. Robinson (Ep. 41, 2019)

Vanessa Wyche (Ep. 40, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Vanessa Wyche, Deputy Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. She is the first African American deputy director at NASA.

29 MIN1 weeks ago
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Vanessa Wyche (Ep. 40, 2019)

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. (Ep. 39, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents excerpts from an address at this year’s Summit On Race In America: Liberty And Justice For All by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., civil rights icon, former CEO of the National Urban League and former Executive Director fo the United Negro College...

29 MIN2 weeks ago
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Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. (Ep. 39, 2019)

March On Washington 56th Anniversary (Ep. 38, 2019)

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents highlights from the 20th Anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March On Washington, featuring Dr. Maya Angelou, Rev. Jesse Jackson, the Honorable Andrew Young, and the late Congressman Mickey Leland.

29 MIN3 weeks ago
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March On Washington 56th Anniversary (Ep. 38, 2019)

Dr. Patrice A. Harris (Ep. 37, 2019)

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents a 2018 interview with Dr. Patrice A. Harris, MD, a psychiatrist and president of the American Medical Association. She’ll serve for a year as president-elect and become the first African-American woman to lead the organization in 2019.

29 MINAUG 21
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Dr. Patrice A. Harris (Ep. 37, 2019)

Mike Haynes (Ep. 36, 2019)

On this week’s In Black America program, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback and prostate cancer survivor Mike Haynes, about his 14 year NFL career, his cancer recovery, and his Know Your Stats campaign.

29 MINAUG 11
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Mike Haynes (Ep. 36, 2019)

Leon Robinson (Ep. 35, 2019)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson presents a conversation with actor, singer-songwriter and film producer Leon Robinson, known for his portrayals of David Ruffin and Little Richard, and as leader of reggae-soul band Leon and The Peoples.

29 MINAUG 4
Comments
Leon Robinson (Ep. 35, 2019)

Judge Damon Keith with Peter J. Hammer (Ep. 34, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host Joh L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Federal Judge Damon J. Keith, with Peter J. Hammer, Wayne State University Law professor and author of Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith.

29 MINJUL 28
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Judge Damon Keith with Peter J. Hammer (Ep. 34, 2019)

Joel G. Baker (Ep. 33, 2019)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Austin, Texas Fire Chief Joel G. Baker, Austin’s first African American Fire Department Chief, whose career includes more than 30 years in Atlanta, including 3 years as fire chief there

28 MINJUL 21
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Joel G. Baker (Ep. 33, 2019)

Latest Episodes

Candi Staton (Ep. 42, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. welcomes legendary R&B, Soul and Gospel recording artist Candi Staton to the program, discussing her nearly 50 years as a singer, and her new Gospel CDIt’s Time To Be Free.”

29 MIN2016 SEP 26
Comments
Candi Staton (Ep. 42, 2016)

Claudette A. Robinson (Ep. 41, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Claudette A. Robinson, a founding member of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and a recent participant in The Summit On Race In America, at the LBJ Presidential Library at the University of Texas at Austin.

29 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Claudette A. Robinson (Ep. 41, 2019)

Vanessa Wyche (Ep. 40, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Vanessa Wyche, Deputy Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. She is the first African American deputy director at NASA.

29 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Vanessa Wyche (Ep. 40, 2019)

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. (Ep. 39, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents excerpts from an address at this year’s Summit On Race In America: Liberty And Justice For All by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., civil rights icon, former CEO of the National Urban League and former Executive Director fo the United Negro College...

29 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. (Ep. 39, 2019)

March On Washington 56th Anniversary (Ep. 38, 2019)

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents highlights from the 20th Anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March On Washington, featuring Dr. Maya Angelou, Rev. Jesse Jackson, the Honorable Andrew Young, and the late Congressman Mickey Leland.

29 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
March On Washington 56th Anniversary (Ep. 38, 2019)

Dr. Patrice A. Harris (Ep. 37, 2019)

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents a 2018 interview with Dr. Patrice A. Harris, MD, a psychiatrist and president of the American Medical Association. She’ll serve for a year as president-elect and become the first African-American woman to lead the organization in 2019.

29 MINAUG 21
Comments
Dr. Patrice A. Harris (Ep. 37, 2019)

Mike Haynes (Ep. 36, 2019)

On this week’s In Black America program, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback and prostate cancer survivor Mike Haynes, about his 14 year NFL career, his cancer recovery, and his Know Your Stats campaign.

29 MINAUG 11
Comments
Mike Haynes (Ep. 36, 2019)

Leon Robinson (Ep. 35, 2019)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson presents a conversation with actor, singer-songwriter and film producer Leon Robinson, known for his portrayals of David Ruffin and Little Richard, and as leader of reggae-soul band Leon and The Peoples.

29 MINAUG 4
Comments
Leon Robinson (Ep. 35, 2019)

Judge Damon Keith with Peter J. Hammer (Ep. 34, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host Joh L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Federal Judge Damon J. Keith, with Peter J. Hammer, Wayne State University Law professor and author of Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith.

29 MINJUL 28
Comments
Judge Damon Keith with Peter J. Hammer (Ep. 34, 2019)

Joel G. Baker (Ep. 33, 2019)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Austin, Texas Fire Chief Joel G. Baker, Austin’s first African American Fire Department Chief, whose career includes more than 30 years in Atlanta, including 3 years as fire chief there

28 MINJUL 21
Comments
Joel G. Baker (Ep. 33, 2019)