Tavis talks with two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Nicholas Kristof about how to affect positive change in the world.
Tavis talks with award-winning literary journalist and cultural observer Gail Sheehy.
Tonight's guest(s) will be announced soon.
Rev. David Beckmann, president of the Bread for the World, examines the federal government’s latest figures on food insecurity and poverty. Journalist Helaine Olen discusses why 401(k) plans could lead to a retirement crisis. Dan Tynan, columnist for Yahoo! Tech, offers his take on the new Apple products.
British singer-songwriter Liam Bailey shares his new CD, “Definitely Now”. Dr. Jay Kaufman of McGill University discusses the findings of his study, “Trends in the Black-White Life Expectancy Gap Among US States, 1990-2009”. Journalist Chris Tomlinson shares his new book, “Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families Who Share the Tomlinson Name – One White, One Black”.
Julie Coons, president and CEO of the Electronic Retailing Association, shares “Five Things You Should Know About… Infomercials.” New York Daily News sportswriter Mike Lupica talks about his latest book for young adults, “Fantasy League”. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
America I AM: The African American Imprint lecture series is a two-hour discussion with the museum exhibition's presenter and two distinguished scholars sharing the extraordinary impact of African American contributions to our nation and the world.
Through a dramatic 400-year storyline presentation, museum-goers will discover rare and never-before-seen artifacts on loan from domestic and international private collections. Featured items include original documents, iconic objects, compelling photographs, historic artifacts, music, video, and other items from the popular culture tells the American story through the African American experience showcasing strife, expansion, democracy, innovation, artistic expression, and cultural exchanges. America I AM is a 15,000-square-foot traveling museum exhibition for all Americans.
Read some of the press coverage:
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – “America I AM” exhibit includes Michael Jackson finds”
CNN – Tavis sits down with CNN anchor T.J. Holmes to discuss America I AM
Rolling Out Online: “The Great Escape: 6 Cultural Activities to Enjoy This Summer”
The Atlanta Journal Constitution – “Imprint on History”
The New York Times - "Fragments Tell a Story of Pain and Pride"
The Philadelphia Inquirer - Editorial
The Philadelphia Inquirer - "Our Story"
The Press Republican