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Pastor Miles McPherson (Ep. 48, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Pastor Miles McPherson, former San Diego Chargers football player, author, motivational speaker, and pastor of The Rock Church in San Diego, California.

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Howard Bryant (Ep. 30, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with journalist Howard Bryant, Senior Writer with ESPN.com, National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition ¬†correspondent, and author of Full Dissidence: Notes From An Uneven Playing Field.

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The 15th Annual Fritz Pollard Awards (Ep. 19, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights of the 15th Annual Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Awards held during Super Bowl LIV week, featuring speakers Roger Goodell, Troy Vincent, and Fritz Pollard Trophy winner Trey Smith.

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HBCUs and Football (Ep. 18, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a discussion on the legacy and impact of Black college football and its contributions to the NFL moderated by Dr. Derrick E. White and featuring researcher Makiba Foster, NFL executive Arthur McAfee, and former HBCU alumni and NFL players Larry Little…

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Dr. Derrick E. White (Ep. 17, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a discussion of the rich history of Black college football and its contributions to the National Football League with Dr. Derrick E. White, Associate Professor of History and African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky.

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Jarrett Bell, pt. 2 (Ep. 46, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes his conversation with Jarrett Bell, a veteran NFL columnist with USA Today Sports, and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee who has covered the National Football League for more than three and a half decades.

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Jarrett Bell, pt. 1 (Ep. 45, 2019)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a conversation with Jarrett Bell, an NFL columnist with USA Today Sports, and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee who has covered the National Football League for more than three and a half decades.

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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.

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14th Annual Fritz Pollard Awards, pt. 2 (Ep. 20, 2019)

On this week’s program, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the 2019 Fritz Pollard Awards, featuring NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Lifetime Achievement Award winner Warwick Dunn, and Fritz Pollard Alliance founder John Wooten.

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Howard Bryant (Ep. 35, 2018)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Howard Bryant, senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, sports correspondent for NPR Weekend Edition, and author of Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism.

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The Activist Athlete (Ep. 17, 2018)

This week, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a discussion of race relations and sports with Jocelyn Benson, Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality CEO, New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown, ESPN reporter Jim Trotter, and NFL Executive Troy Vincent.

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Jarrett Bell, pt. 2 (Ep. 44, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson concludes his conversation with Jarrett Bell, NFL columnist with USA Today and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee.

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Jarrett Bell, pt. 1 (Ep. 43, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson speaks with Jarrett Bell, NFL columnist with USA Today and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee, about his career as a sports journalist.

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The 12th Annual Fritz Pollard Awards, pt. 2 (Ep. 19, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents public comments from Reggie McKenzie, Doug Williams, Anthony Lynn and Kevin Warren, at the 12th Annual Johnnie L. Cochran Salute to Excellence Awards at Super Bowl 51.

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The 12th Annual Fritz Pollard Awards, pt. 1 (Ep. 18, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents interviews, addresses, and public comments from the 12th Annual Johnnie L. Cochran Salute to Excellence Awards at Super Bowl 51.

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Four Who Have Made A Difference (Ep. 12, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a second look at four notable Achievers who have made significant contributions to African American life: John Wooten, Michel Martin, Ron Kirk, and the late Joyce Ann Brown.

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Roger Goodell and John Wooden (Ep. 18, 2016)

In Black America presents highlights from Super Bowl 50 Week, with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, The Walter Payton Man of the Year finalists, and John Wooden, co-founder of the Fritz Pollard Alliance Foundation.

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11th Annual Fritz Pollard Awards (Ep. 16, 2016)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the 11th Annual Johnnie L. Cochran Salute to Excellence Awards at Super Bowl 50, featuring NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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The 2014 NFL Season and Super Bowl XLIX (Ep. 18, 2015)

In Black America presents Super Bowl Week remarks by NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell, and interviews with USA Today sports journalist Jarrett Bell and KXAS Sports Director Newy Scruggs.

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