Our elite speakers include media icons, world-renowned intellectuals and life coaches.
Tavis talks with 10-time Grammy-winning musician, songwriter, actor and Harvard law school grad Rubén Blades.
Tavis talks with Bhaskar Sunkara, whose new magazine, Jacobin, is dedicated to shaking up the status quo.
Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, and Elliott Abrams, senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and a former national security official in the George W. Bush Administration, offer their differing views on the conflict in Gaza.
Ritu Sharma, co-founder of Women Thrive Worldwide, details the lives of women living in some of the world’s harshest conditions in her new book, “Teach a Woman to Fish: Overcoming Poverty Around the Globe”.
Martin Bucknavage of Penn State University tells us “Five Things You Should Know About…Preparing Food Safely”.
Hakim Bellamy, Albuquerque’s first poet laureate, shares his debut collection of poetry, “Swear”. William B. Taylor, Jr., a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, offers his insight into how the U.S. and the world should respond to the latest developments in that region.
Beth Macy recounts the remarkable tale of one businessman’s battle against imports from in her new book, “Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local—and Helped Save an American Town”.
Deborah Halber discusses her new book, “The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America’s Coldest Cases”. And Ralph Peterson shares his new project, “ALIVE at Firehouse 12 Vol. 2: Fo’ n Mo’”, presented by the Ralph Peterson Fo’tet Augmented. Listen Now
In February 2011, you can bring Tavis Smiley and the America I AM: Multimedia Experience to your organization. For more information, call (323) 290-2311.
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
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