Tavis talks with one of the world’s most honored conductors and composers, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and with jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter—who demonstrates why he won a Grammy this year for best improvised jazz solo.
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.
Thought of the Week
“You either create or disintegrate.”
Tavis Smiley has come a long wayfrom his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
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Daily Radio Show, ‘Tavis Talks,’ Launches June 25
Inaugural season guests include: Oscar®-winning actress Helen Hunt, Larry King, Hugh Laurie, Maya ...