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Produced at KUT, In Black America is a long-running, nationally syndicated program dedicated to all facets of the African American experience. John Hanson profiles a diverse selection of current and historically significant figures whose stories help illuminate life in Black America. Guests include civil rights leaders, educators, artists, athletes and writers describing their experiences, achievements and work in chronicling and advancing the quality of African American life.

In Black America KUT & KUTX Studios

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.1 • 285 Ratings

Produced at KUT, In Black America is a long-running, nationally syndicated program dedicated to all facets of the African American experience. John Hanson profiles a diverse selection of current and historically significant figures whose stories help illuminate life in Black America. Guests include civil rights leaders, educators, artists, athletes and writers describing their experiences, achievements and work in chronicling and advancing the quality of African American life.

    The 2024 Fritz Pollard Award (Ep. 20, 2024)

    The 2024 Fritz Pollard Award (Ep. 20, 2024)

    On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the The Fritz Pollard Alliance’s 19th annual Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Awards, featuring a discussion around the emergence of the Black quarterback in the NFL, with comments by James “Shack” Harris, Doug Williams, and Roger Goodell.

    • 30 min
    Bryan Simms (Ep. 19, 2024)

    Bryan Simms (Ep. 19, 2024)

    This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Bryan Simms, founder and President of Mammoth Life and Reinsurance Company, the only minority-owned distribution and reinsurance carrier delivering data-advantaged policies to underserved African American communities.

    • 30 min
    Dr. Harry L. Williams (Ep. 18, 2024)

    Dr. Harry L. Williams (Ep. 18, 2024)

    On this week’s edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which champions the Black College community and provides financial and professional support to students attending publicly supported HBCUs, ensuring African American students access to higher […]

    • 29 min
    Phillip Washington, Jr. (Ep. 17, 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.

    • 31 min
    Sam Acho (Ep. 16, 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.

    • 30 min
    The Honorable Craig Watkins (Ep. 15, 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.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

3.1 out of 5
285 Ratings

285 Ratings

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A great podcast in an interview format. Highlights research/publications that have their lens focused on the experience of Black America (education, social justice, stereotyping, inequality, and the like). It is one of my new favorite podcasts. I am proud of NPR and my alma mater, UT-Austin, for this podcast.

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Informative

Very good interviews

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