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A tribute to the late Randall Robinson, founder of TransAfrica

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents a tribute to the late Randall Robinson. The attorney, author and founder of TransAfrica died on March 24 at 81.

In 1970, Robinson founded TransAfrica Forum (now TransAfrica) to promote diversity and equity in U.S. foreign policy and justice for the African diaspora. He served as the organization's president until 2001.

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.