Tavis Smiley

Roland Martin talks with Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. about the legacy of her father and if he would support the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Tavis Smiley joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his new book, "The Covenant with Black America - Ten Years Later."

CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller expressed his network’s commitment to diversity during a recent TV critics meeting by offering himself up as the epitome of diversification. Geller was quoted as saying, “I’m diverse, I fall into the LBGT category. I’m just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn’t play basketball. I mentioned my husband earlier, because I want to […]

  Tavis Smiley‘s talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his new book, The Covenant with Black America: Ten Years Later, that chronicles the state…

  The Tom Joyner Morning Show is down in Gulfport, Mississippi this morning. What many don’t know is that aside from its historical traditions, it’s…

Yes, Tavis Smiley will trade his tailored suits for a dance costume on Dancing With the Stars, but there is one thing he won’t be…

Tavis Smiley is currently the host of the late-night television talk show “Tavis Smiley” on PBS, as well as “The Tavis Smiley Show” from Public Radio International (PRI). He has authored or co-authored 16 books, including What I Know for Sure: My Story of Growing Up in America and The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto, both […]

Is anyone black enough for Cornel West? Not only is West criticizing President Barack Obama at every turn, but now, for reasons that are unclear,…

I suppose Cornel West just couldn’t help himself. One day after his sidekick, Tavis Smiley, ripped President Barack Obama on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” West…

Last year, Tavis Smiley and Cornel West declared a “war on poverty” that involved an 18-city bus tour designed put the issue higher on America’s agenda, and plenty of criticism for those in power — including the president. Read:Zachery Tims Toxicology Report To Remain Sealed Until 2013 Now, during Women’s History Month, Smiley plans to […]

What a wonderful concept to embrace the lessons from our failures to build success.  Award-winning broadcaster and bestselling author Tavis Smiley reminds us in his new book, FAIL UP: 20 Lessons on Building Success from Failure, failure is often the first step in a truly great success story. Revisiting the intimate tone of his New […]