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.
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
The Smiley Group, Inc. (TSG) is a communications corporation established in support of human rights and related empowerment issues. TSG serves as the holding company for various enterprises encompassing broadcast and print media, lectures, symposiums, and the Internet.
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