Tavis Smiley on Books, Media, and Culture

Author and talk show host Tavis Smiley talked about popular culture and publishing. Topics included the literature that has affected… read more

Author and talk show host Tavis Smiley talked about popular culture and publishing. Topics included the literature that has affected his life. He was interviewed by Esther Armah and responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

“Books, Media, and Culture: A Conversation with Tavis Smiley” was a program of the Eleventh National Black Writers Conference on “The Impact of Migration, Popular Culture, and the Natural Environment in the Literature of Black Writers.” It was held by the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. close

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Tavis Smiley on Books, Media, and Culture

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305618-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Interview
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 28, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 2012

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  • Apr 28, 2012 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2012 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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