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Tavis  Smiley
Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley is a broadcaster, author, advocate, and philanthropist. Tavis Smiley continues to be an outstanding voice for change.  Smiley is currently the host of the late-night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS, and The Tavis Smiley Show distributed by Public Radio International (PRI).
Smiley has authored or edited 14 books including his memoir,What I Know for Sure: My Story of Growing Up in America, which became a New York Times bestseller. The book he edited, Covenant with Black America, became the first nonfiction book by a Black-owned publisher to reach #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. His latest book, Accountable: Making America As Good As Its Promise, examines hard-hitting truths about the issues our country faces; and addresses how our political leaders, corporations, and finally, American citizens themselves, can enforce accountability and effect change.

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Tavis Smiley On Racial Inequality In Education Ten years ago when I had the honor of compiling and editing the historic text The Covenant with Black America , I had no idea that a decade later,... Comments
Tips For Finding Your Life Purpose
Tips For Finding Your Life Purpose Editor's Note: Tavis Smiley, Hay House author of Fail Up - 20 Lessons on Failure , is on Dancing With The Stars ! Tune in to ABC on Mondays at 8 PM/7... Comments
"The sheer humanity of each and every one of us warrants our steadfast commitment to the well-being of each other." - Tavis Smiley
Why Social Justice is Up To Us Walter Rauschenbusch—theologian, Baptist minister, key figure in the Social Gospel movement, and major influence on the life of Dr. Martin Luther... Comments

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On Air-Volume II
On Air-Volume II

"In an era when many African Americans feel politically impotent, Smiley uses the media pulpit to make the voices of African Americans heard in usually inaccessible halls of power."The Washi

America I Am Legends
America I Am Legends

This beautifully conceived companion volume addresses the central theme of the exhibition, posed by W. E. B. Du Bois: Would America have been America without her Negro people? Through exceptional phot