Tavis talks with Grammy-winning country music artist Rosanne Cash about her latest CD.
Billionaire entrepreneur Nick Hanauer discusses his essay, “The Pitchforks Are Coming… for us Plutocrats”. Alma Powell explains a new report from America’s Promise Alliance on students who don’t complete high school called, “Don’t Call Them Dropouts”.
Best-selling author Clifton Taulbert shares his new memoir, “The Invitation”. Singer and guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd discusses his album, “Goin’ Home”.
And we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision with a special roundtable discussion. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
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