Tavis talks with talented actor Michael B. Jordan about his role in the highly anticipated new film Creed.
Tavis talks with distinguished actor Ian McKellen about his role in the film Mr. Holmes, which is garnering a good deal of buzz heading into awards season.
Tavis talks with the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel about her album, Picking Up the Pieces, and her bestselling memoir, Never Broken.
Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich discusses his book, “Saving Capitalism”; Tukufu Zuberi of the popular PBS program “History Detectives” explores key moments in African independence movements; Sonia Manzano, now retired after 44 years on “Sesame Street,” shares her new memoir, “Becoming Maria.” Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
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