Tavis and Cornel’s Solution to Poverty

They told The Root that Americans must join them in putting President Obama’s feet to the fire. By: Cynthia Gordy | Posted: January 11, 2012 at 12:14 AM Last summer PBS talk-show host Tavis Smiley and author Cornel West embarked on an 18-city poverty tour to highlight the hardship of poor people. Despite a record number of Americans — one in two — either living below the...

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WPFW’s Gloria Minott

Check out Tavis’ conversation with WPFW’s Gloria Minott during “Metro Watch”.

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Tavis on CNN with Don Lemon

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PBS’s Tavis Smiley Takes on Poverty in America with GW Panel Discussion

By: Katy Adams and Nikki Schwab | 01/08/12 8:05 PM Examiner Staff Writer Follow Her @KatyAdams During some of the worst economic times since the Great Depression, PBS weeknight talk show host Tavis Smiley is hoping to make the issue of poverty in America a priority. “I am going to beat the drum as loud as I can,” Smiley tells Yeas & Nays. The vocal veteran broadcaster, who will...

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National Press Club to Host “NEWSMAKER” Media Briefing with Suze Orman and Tavis Smiley

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — “Taking power back from banks for consumers, and the fight against poverty” The following is being released by the National Press Club: Date: Thursday, Jan. 12 Time: 10 a.m. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC Suze Orman, widely perceived as America’s leading authority on personal...

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