Tavis talks with actress Kristen Stewart about her work in a series of interesting indie films, including Camp X-Ray.
Tavis talks with Grammy winner Annie Lennox in the first of a rich two-part conversation on her five decades in the music business.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) discusses his recent trip to Ferguson, Mo. Columnist Nicholas Kristof of “The New York Times” discusses his recent series of columns titled, “When Whites Just Don’t Get It.”
“Miami Herald” columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. shares findings from his trip to Appalachia in an article, “White Poverty Exists, Ignored”. Actor and comedian Harry Shearer discusses his new web series, “Nixon’s the One”.
Father James Martin, offers his assessment of the Vatican synod on family. Journalist Naomi Klein argues that capitalism is pushing us toward a climate catastrophe in her new book, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate”. Veronica Hauad of the University of Chicago tells us about the school’s new initiative to reach out to low-income students.
Craig Collins, executive director of the Center for Gun Analytics, looks at America’s love affair with weapons in a new book. And in this week’s installment of “Five Things You Should Know About…”, Carson Tate, founder of Working Simply, a management consulting firm, shares tips on increasing your productivity. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
April 4, 1967, Riverside Church in New York City, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his Beyond Vietnam speech to an audience of 3,000. Were you in the audience?
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