Civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom discusses her new book, Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It. Former domestic slave Shyima Hall recounts her experience living in bondage in the U.S., in the memoir, Hidden Girl.
Parenting expert Noël Janis-Norton offers five tips for motivating your child to behave properly. R&B singer Ledisi shares her latest CD, "The Truth". And we re-air the first hour of our special roundtable on poverty in America.
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