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Duke Fakir and Mary Wilson (Ep. 42, 2019)

On this week’s edition of In Black America, John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Motown legends Abdul “Duke” Fakir, a founding member of The Four Tops, and Mary Wilson, a founding member of the Supremes. Both were participants in The Summit on Race in America this Spring, at the University of Texas at Austin.

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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.

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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.

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A Tribute To Ron Banks (Ep. 22, 2019)

On this week’s program, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a conversation recorded in 2008 with the late Ron Banks, founder of the long-running Detroit R&B vocal group The Dramatics. Ron Banks passed away in March, 2010.

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