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Robert Townsend (Ep. 21, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson speaks with actor, film director/producer and writer Robert Townsend about his challenges and successes over three decades in the entertainment industry, including the groundbreaking film Hollywood Shuffle, the Making The Five Heartbeats documentary, and new television project American Soul.

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Robert Townsend (Ep. 44, 2019)

This week on In Black America, John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Robert Townsend, actor, film director and producer, writer, and former cable network programming executive with more than three decades in the entertainment industry, whose credits include Hollywood Shuffle and The Five Heartbeats.

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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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Leon Robinson (Ep. 49, 2018)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with actor, singer-songwriter and film producer Leon Robinson, known for his portrayals of David Ruffin in The Temptations and Little Richard, as well as numerous other television and film roles. He is currently the leader of reggae-soul band Leon and the Peoples.

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