Tavis talks with comedian D.L. Hughley about his new book Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years.
Tavis hosts a Courting Justice town hall where judges from across the country listen to new perspectives on how the U.S. court system can deliver better justice for all.
Tavis talks with actor Liev Schreiber about his role on the upcoming fourth season of Showtime's Ray Donovan.
Comedian D.L Hughley discusses the latest political news and his new book, ‘Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years’; Actor Liev Schreiber talks about the latest season of the Showtime hit show ‘Ray Donovan’. Listen Now
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