Tavis talks with director of the critically acclaimed film Whiplash, Damien Chazelle.
Economist Jeffrey Sachs analyzes President Obama’s State of the Union speech and looks back on the anniversary of the 2010 Citizens United decision. American Bar Association president-elect Paulette Brown explores implicit bias among law enforcement officers. Benedict Cumberbatch discusses his Oscar-nominated performance in “The Imitation Game”.
Director Ava DuVernay talks about the controversy surrounding her film, “Selma”. Sir Patrick Stewart discusses his starring role as a Juilliard dance instructor in the new independent film “Match”. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
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