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Destination Birmingham With Jasmine Allen

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Jasmine Allen, owner and director of events for Destination Birmingham, a firm specializing in attracting special events to Birmingham.

Allen talks about growing up in an entrepreneurial family, why she chose this career path, how she came up with the idea for the business, her love of Birmingham and the biggest challenges she’s faced so far as a young entrepreneur.

John L. Hanson is the producer and host of the nationally syndicated radio series In Black America. It’s heard on home station KUT at 10 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 a.m. Sundays — and weekly on close to 20 stations across the country. The weekly podcast of IBA, the only nationally broadcast Black-oriented public affairs radio program, is one of KUT’s most popular podcasts.