Tavis talks with New York Magazine's Writer-at-large Andrew Sullivan about politics, the Trump Administration, and President Trump's report card.
Tavis talks with best-selling author and radio and television personality Glenn Beck about the current state of the nation, and the Trump administration.
Tavis talks with author and distinguished professor of Black American Studies and History at the University of Delaware, Erica Armstrong Dunbar about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge and comedian, actor, and author Cheech Marin about his memoir Cheech is Not My Real Name...Just Don't Call Me Chong!
Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council analyses the reasons behind the Trump administration’s controversial travel ban. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin discuss their new book, ‘Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin’, and reflect on how their lives have changed since their son’s tragic death. Actore David Oyelewo talks about his latest movie, ‘A United Kingdom’. Listen Now
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