American History http://kut.org en The Legacy of African American Entrepreneurship http://kut.org/post/legacy-african-american-entrepreneurship <p style="margin-left:20.0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Dr. John Sibley Butler, Ph.D. Butler holds the J. Marion West Chair in Constructive Capitalism and the Herb Kelleher Chair in Entrepreneurship at the <a href="http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu">McCombs School of Business </a>at The University of Texas at Austin. Also, he is director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship and a professor of Management and Sociology.</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:38:01 +0000 John L. Hanson Jr 10314 at http://kut.org The Legacy of African American Entrepreneurship "Shoe Burnin'" Collects Stories of Southern Soles http://kut.org/post/shoe-burnin-collects-stories-southern-soles <p class="p1">It started one night with a box of shoes.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">Some Alabama artists ran out of firewood and, they surmised, a box of shoes seemed an appropriate enough substitute for traditional kindling. So began the first shoe burning — a well-kept Southern literary tradition of telling stories for each sole burned. &nbsp;</p><p class="p1">In <i>Shoe Burnin': Stories of Southern Soul</i> over a dozen authors and songwriters collected their tales in a combination of musical and literary sojourns.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:05:05 +0000 David Brown 9557 at http://kut.org "Shoe Burnin'" Collects Stories of Southern Soles The Life and Legacy of Dr. John Hope Franklin http://kut.org/post/life-and-legacy-dr-john-hope-franklin <p>On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with late Dr. John Hope Franklin, Ph.D.</p> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:51:03 +0000 John L. Hanson Jr. 9456 at http://kut.org The Life and Legacy of Dr. John Hope Franklin