Journalist Ari Berman explores the state of the Voting Rights Act 50 years after its passage in a new book; actor Ravi Patel makes his directorial debut with the autobiographical documentary “Meet the Patels”; Johnny Mathis marks his 80th birthday with a new anthology covering his 60-year recording career. Listen Now
Thought of the Week
"Thesis, antithesis, synthesis: be open to all perspectives, all options."
Tavis Smiley has come a long wayfrom his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
BLOGTALKRADIO PARTNERS WITH MEDIA ICON TAVIS SMILEY TO HOST FIRST NETWORK
Daily Radio Show, ‘Tavis Talks,’ Launches June 25
Inaugural season guests include: Oscar®-winning actress Helen Hunt, Larry King, Hugh Laurie, Maya ...