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A conversation with renowned actor Mark Christopher Lawrence

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On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with veteran actor and comedian Mark Christopher Lawrence.

Lawrence shines as the lead in his co-produced project, $TACK$, which earned him a 2021 Daytime Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Daytime Fiction Program.” He is also co-starring in the highly anticipated Tyler Perry series All The Queen’s Men, which premiered on BET+ this past summer.

Lawrence talks about growing up in Compton; attending the University of Southern California; making a career in film, television and stand-up comedy; and his Daytime Emmy nomination.

John L. Hanson is the producer and host of the nationally syndicated radio series In Black America. It’s heard on home station KUT Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m., as well as 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.
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