Tavis talks with filmmaker Ken Burns, one of the most acclaimed documentarians in the business.
Tavis talks with Grammy-winning country music artist Rosanne Cash about her latest CD.
On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, now the site of the National Civil Rights Museum. Last week, 46 years to the day of Dr. King’s death, the museum marked its reopening after an extensive renovation with a forum, moderated by Tavis, to discuss the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Listen Now
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.
TSG is centrally located in the heart of beautiful Leimert Park. This architecturally stunning 6,000-square-foot corporate office building underwent a complete renovation. In addition to a completely new exterior and interior, the state-of-the-art facility includes a 16-person fully equipped conference room and a radio broadcast studio, all within a contemporary, professional office setting.
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