Tavis talks with Grammy-winning country music artist Rosanne Cash about her latest CD.
Billionaire entrepreneur Nick Hanauer discusses his essay, “The Pitchforks Are Coming… for us Plutocrats”. Alma Powell explains a new report from America’s Promise Alliance on students who don’t complete high school called, “Don’t Call Them Dropouts”.
Best-selling author Clifton Taulbert shares his new memoir, “The Invitation”. Singer and guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd discusses his album, “Goin’ Home”.
And we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision with a special roundtable discussion. 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