Tavis talks with three-time Emmy winner Beau Bridges about carrying on the family legacy in the entertainment business.
The Tavis Smiley Foundation recently hosted a town hall meeting at The California Endowment in Los Angeles as part of the foundation’s initiative, “Ending Poverty: America’s Silent Spaces”. On this week’s show, you’ll hear excerpts from that meeting. The panelists are Dr. Elaine Batchlor, chief executive officer of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital in South Los Angeles; Maria Brenes, executive director of InnerCity Struggle; Dr. Jonathan Fielding, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Marqueece Harris-Dawson, president and CEO of the Community Coalition; and Manuel Pastor, professor of American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and director of the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity at USC. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).