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Tavis Smiley
From his celebrated conversations with world figures . . . to his work to inspire the next generation of leaders . . . broadcaster, author, advocate, and philanthropist 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).

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"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
Too Important to Fail It was one of those unexpected moments of deep revelation. Walter Dean Myers wasn’t expecting anything special as he boarded the train on that... Comments
Get Ready to Be Ready It was the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity arose for me to jump from being a voice on the radio to a face on the local news. Most of my friends... Comments

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Wayne Dyer reads a heartfelt letter written to him from his daughter Serena.

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The Rich And The Rest Of Us
The Rich And The Rest Of Us

The Rich and the Rest of Us is the next step in the journey that began with "The Poverty Tour: A Call to Conscience." Smiley and West's 18-city bus tour gave voice to the plight of impoveris

Too Important To Fail
Too Important To Fail

Too Important to Fail: Saving America’s Boys is the companion volume to TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS PBS special which is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of its American Gradua