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Dr. E. James West (Ep 46, 2020)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses Ebony magazine’s political, social and historical influence and importance with Dr. E. James West, author of Ebony Magazine And Lerone Bennett, Jr.: Popular Black History In Postwar America.

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Dr. Robert F. Jefferson, Jr. (Ep. 26, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a 2019 conversation with Dr. Robert F. Jefferson, Jr., Associate Professor of History at the University of New Mexico and author of Brothers in Valor: Battlefield Stories of the 89 African Americans Awarded The Medal of Honor.

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12th & Chicon: Saving Emancipation Park

A parcel of land in the Chestnut neighborhood of East Austin was once home to the city’s annual Juneteenth celebration. Now, it’s the proposed site of a new development that neighbors say would undermine its historical significance.

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A Tribute to the late John Hope Franklin (Ep. 4, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a 2004 interview with the late Dr. John Hope Franklin, a distinguished professor of legal history who helped prepare the case for Brown v. Board of Education and marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and died in 2009.  

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