Tavis talks with Sen. Carl Levin, outgoing chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actress-turned-writer-director and humanitarian Angelina Jolie.
The Tavis Smiley Show takes a look back at the events and issues that made news in 2014 in our annual Year in Review roundtable discussion. Our panelists are: Michael Fauntroy, associate professor of political science at Howard University; Deroy Murdock, Fox News contributor and contributing editor with the National Review Online; and civil rights attorney Connie Rice, co-founder of the Advancement Project. And George Johnson, who has been a valued talent on our radio program since its inception, delivers his final regularly scheduled Sports Drill. 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