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  • emDeath of a Kingem
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    Death of a King

    Tavis Smiley talked about his book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year, in which he focuses on the final year of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life. The talk show…

    540 views
  • Washington Journal Tavis Smiley on emThe Covenant with Black Americaem
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    The Covenant with Black America

    Tavis Smiley talked about his book, The Covenant with Black America: Ten Years Later, about the national plan of action he and other leaders developed in 2006 to address key challenges…

    1,247 views
  • Open Phones with Tavis Smiley
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    Open Phones with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley, author of My Journey with Maya, talked about his book and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place on…

    199 views
  • In Depth Tavis Smiley
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    In Depth with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley talked about his life and career, as well as his books, which include Death of a King: the Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year. He is the author or co-author of twelve…

    1,928 views
  • QA Tavis Smiley
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    Q&A with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley talked about his book, Death of a King: the Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Final Year, about the final year of the civil rights leader’s life.

    1,944 views
  • emDeath of a Kingem
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    Death of a King

    Tavis Smiley talked about his book Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year. The interview took place at the 2014 BookExpo America, the publishing…

    1,293 views
  • Summer Reading with Tavis Smiley
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    Summer Reading with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

    123 views
  • State of Latino America Panel 1
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    State of Latino America, Panel 1

    Tavis Smiley moderated a panel on the state of Latino America, focusing on issues of concern to the community, civil rights, and inequality. Among the topics they addressed were immigration policy,…

    371 views
  • Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America
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    Tavis Smiley Presents, Poverty in America

    Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion focusing on poverty in the United States. Panelists discussed issues including the importance of education, prisons, welfare programs, the size of government, and the federal budget.…

    10,858 views
  • Poverty in the US
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    Poverty in the U.S.

    Tavis Smiley and Cornel West talked about the latest Census Bureau statistics that found 15 percent of Americans live below the poverty line. They also discussed the upcoming presidential election, and…

    3,853 views
  • emThe Rich and the Rest of Usem
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    The Rich and the Rest of Us

    Tavis Smiley and Cornel West presented their thoughts on poverty in America. The authors report that 150 million Americans are poor or near poor and argue that ending poverty should be…

    1,700 views
  • Women Children and Poverty in America
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    Women, Children and Poverty in America

    Tavis Smiley moderated a forum on women, children and poverty in the U.S. Speakers included CNBC’s Suze Orman, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Pulitzer Prize winning author Sheryl WuDun. and…

    844 views
  • Tavis Smiley on Books Media and Culture
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    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 his life. He was interviewed by Esther Armah and responded to questions…

    418 views
  • Poverty to Prosperity with Tavis Smiley
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    Poverty to Prosperity with Tavis Smiley

    Tavis Smiley moderated a conversation on solutions for restoring America’s prosperity. Topics included the white paper from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), released the…

    13,574 views
  • Poverty in the United States
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    Poverty in the United States

    Tavis Smiley and Cornell West talked about their annual January symposium entitled "Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity and their thoughts on upcoming presidential campaign. They…

    6,562 views
  • US Poverty
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    U.S. Poverty

    Tavis Smiley and Cornel West, co-hosts of the “Smiley and West” radio program, talked about their recently launched “Poverty Tour,” which will take them to 16 poor communities across the U.S. They also responded to…

    228,706 views
  • Tavis Smiley Presents
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    Tavis Smiley Presents

    Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion on the challenges facing the U.S., including energy independence, job creation, the economy, education, and health care reform.

    3,246 views
  • Tavis Smiley on Current Events
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    Tavis Smiley on Current Events

    Tavis Smiley talked about the Tucson, Arizona, shooting in which Representative Gabrielle Giffords and 13 others were wounded and six people killed on January 8, 2011. He also talked about…

    1,383 views
  • Tavis Smiley Black Agenda Forum
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    Tavis Smiley Black Agenda Forum

    Participants spoke about the state of the black union at an event titled “We Count! The Black Agenda Is the American Agenda.” They focused on challenges facing the African-American community and the nation,…

    22,738 views
  • State of the Black Union 2009 Morning Session
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    State of the Black Union 2009, Morning Session

    Civil rights activists, lawmakers, scholars, and policy analysts gathered to discuss their thoughts and insights on the challenges facing African-Americans. Raymond Brown moderated a…

    25,433 views
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