In Black America

Tracy Randall (Ep. 14, 2015)

In Black America presents a conversation with Grammy-nominated gospel singer, songwriter and producer Tracy Randall. A cancer survivor, Randall is also an entertainment agent and attorney.

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Daron Roberts (Ep. 13, 2015)

Host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses collegiate academics and athletics with Daron Roberts, founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Jarrad Henderson (Ep. 12, 2015)

In Black America presents a conversation with Jarrad Henderson, award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and videographer and producer/director of “Beyond This Place: The Visual History of African American Fraternities and Sororities.”

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Four Who Have Made A Difference (Ep. 11, 2015)

In Black America highlights the contributions made by four outstanding African Americans: businesswoman Natalie Madeira Cofield, Gospel entrepeneur Dr. Bobby Jones, author Will Haygood, and the late journalist Robert Maynard.

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A Tribute to Ron Banks (Ep. 21, 2014)

A tribute to the life and musical legacy of the late Ron Banks, a Detroit native who was the leader and founding member of veteran R&B vocal group The Dramatics, who passed away in March, 2010.

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Entrepeneurship with Dr. John S. Butler, PhD. (Ep. 20, 2014)

A discussion of minority entrepreneurship and organizational behavior with Dr. John S. Butler, PhD., professor of Sociology and Management at the University of Texas and director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepeneurship and IC2 Institute.

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Black Stats with Dr. Monique W. Morris, Pt. 2 (Ep. 19, 2014)

The conclusion of a conversation about African American life with Dr. Monique W. Morris, social justice scholar and author of Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the 21st Century.

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Black Stats with Dr. Monique W. Morris, Pt. 1 (Ep. 18, 2014)

A discussion of African American life, as reflected in Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the 21st Century, with the author and social justice scholar Dr. Monique W. Morris.

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Blacks and Parkinson’s Disease with Dr. Allison Willis (Ep. 17, 2014)

A discussion of racial disparities in the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, with Dr. Allison Willis, MD., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

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The Black Barbershop with Quincy T. Mills (Ep. 16, 2014)

Quincy T. Mills, author of Cutting Along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America, discusses the role of the black barber in the struggle for economic equality.

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Surviving Cancer with Tracy Randall (Ep. 15, 2014)

A conversation with singer-songwriter, sports manager, and cancer survivor Tracy Randall. He tells his story of fighting back after being diagnosed seven years ago with terminal leukemia.

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An inside look at the North American International Auto Show, aka The Detroit Auto Show, with Frank S. Washington, owner and editor of

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Achieving Excellence with Joann Tolbert-Yancy (Ep. 13, 2014)

Joann Tolbert-Yancy, founder, president and CEO of Jotoski Consulting Firm and host of the Dream Pusher radio show, discusses her career in college recruiting, business and motivational speaking.

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Minority and Women’s Issues, part 2, with Sheila Brooks (Ep. 12, 2014)

A discussion of entrepreneurship and small business development with Sheila Brooks, Emmy Award-winning journalist, entrepreneur and minority and women’s advocate.

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Minority and Women’s Issues, part 1, with Sheila Brooks (Ep. 11, 2014)

A discussion of entrepreneurial education and minority business topics with Sheila Brooks, founder, President and CEO of S-R-B Communications, LLC.

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Four Who Have Made A Difference (Ep. 10, 2014)

Black History Month profiles of EPA whistle-blower Marsha Coleman Adebayo, law professor and author Michelle Alexander, and innovative entrepreneurs Clayton Redmon and Tirrell Whitley.

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Roots: The Alex Haley Story (Ep. 9, 2014)

A special Black History Month tribute to the late Alexander Murray Palmer Haley, the author of the 1976 book Roots and co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

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A Tribute to the late Lena Horne (Ep. 8, 2014)

A special Black History Month program, a 1983 interview with Lena Horne, who passed away in 2010. The iconic entertainer discusses her life and career as a singer, actress, dancer and civil rights activist.

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A conversation with Angela Burt-Murray, talk show host, former editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, and co-founder and editorial director of Cocoa Media Group and lifestyle website

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Breaking Color Lines with the late John Chase (Ep. 6, 2014)

An interview with the late John S. Chase, the first African American to enroll in the School of Architecture at the University of Texas, and the first licensed black architect in the state of Texas.

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