Our elite speakers include media icons, world-renowned intellectuals and life coaches.
Tavis talks with visionary television producer Norman Lear, a broadcast legend who influenced American culture.
Tavis talks prolific writer and biographer David Ritz about his connection with the African American musical culture.
Tavis talks with one of the most influential attorneys in the U.S., civil rights activist Connie Rice.
Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, looks at America’s broken criminal justice system in his book, “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption”. Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California Irvine School of Law, also casts a critical eye in his book, “The Case Against the Supreme Court”.
Dorsey Nunn, executive director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, explains a proposal for an executive order that would ban questions about prior criminal convictions on federal job applications. Filmmaker Justin Simien discusses his new satire, “Dear White People.”
Terrorism expert Louise Shelley of George Mason University shares her new book, “Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism”.
We share excerpts from The Tavis Smiley Foundation’s Town Hall meeting in Philadelphia as part of a four-year initiative, “Ending Poverty: America’s Silent Spaces”.
Jeff Chang, executive director of the Institute for Diversity in Arts at Stanford University, looks at race relations through art in his book. “Who We Be: The Colorization of America”. Ron Magliozzi, associate film curator at the Museum of Modern Art, discusses a new exhibit, “100 Years in Post-Production: Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History." Listen Now
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Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
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