Tavis talks with the incomparable Tony- and Emmy-winning stage and screen star Cicely Tyson.
Tavis talks with retired four-star general and former NATO commander Gen. Wesley Clark.
Tavis talks with Rock and Roll and Songwriters Hall of Famer and Aerosmith co-founder Joe Perry.
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).
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