Tavis talks with hip-hop visionary Nas about the 20th anniversary of his landmark album, "Illmatic."
Tavis talks with best-selling writer, social critic and activist Barbara Ehrenreich about her latest text, Living with a Wild God.
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold discusses the peace deal he brokered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in his new role as special envoy to that region. Jesuit priest Father James Martin explores both the humanity and divinity of Jesus Christ in Jesus: A Pilgrimage. Dr. Michael Roizen, chief wellness officer at Cleveland Clinic, joins us with “Five Things You Should Know About…Managing Stress”.
Legendary singer and composer Philip Bailey shares the story of his life and career in his new memoir, Shining Star: Braving the Elements of Earth, Wind & Fire. Former Houston mayor Bill White shares his new text, America’s Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse.
Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert examines the shrinking diversity of life on Earth in her new book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. Dr. Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks at the recent sharp increase in the nation’s autism rate. Saxophonist Craig Handy shares his new CD, "Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith". Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).