Tavis Smiley

Love him or hate him, Tavis Smiley‘s influence is undeniable and Hollywood has taken notice. On April 24, Smiley became the 2,522 star on the…

Tavis Smiley was set to deliver the keynote address at an MLK luncheon hosted by the Peoria Civic Center next week in central Illinois until a group of Obama supporters demanded that he be replaced or face a boycott, Politico reports. SEE ALSO: School Used Slavery Theme For Math Lesson Has No Child Left Behind […]

Bill O’Reilly had Tavis Smiley and Cornel West on his show on Tuesday and the group engaged in a heated discussion over the causes of poverty and the “Occupy Wall Street” movement. O’Reilly believes that people bare a personal responsibility for their own poverty, while West and Smiley argued about the government factors that contribute […]

President Obama critic Tavis Smiley went ballistic this past weekend on his TV show after Obama told African Americans to “stop complaining.” Obama, at the Phoenix Awards Dinner at the CBC Forum, said that African Americans need to get up and fight. “I expect all of you to march with me and press on. Take […]

Television personality Tavis Smiley and political pundit Sean Hannity exchanged jabs against president Obama Thursday on Hannity’s FOX News television program. During the segment called is “President Obama Losing His Base?,” Hannity all but ignores Smiley’s real purpose of appearing on the show, to promote his new PBS special about the Black male achievement gap, […]

Television personality and author Tavis Smiley recently sat down with TheGrio to talk about his upcoming PBS special “Too Important to Fail,” which examines the Black student education gap, and to address his criticsim of President Barack Obama. During the interview, Smiley is unapologetic about his criticism of Obama saying, “My job has always been […]

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BlackWeb2.o is reporting that Tavis Smiley and Cornel West will be joining forces for their own radio show. Princeton professor Cornel West and broadcaster Tavis Smiley are joining forces this fall to co-host a new radio show. Both are provocative and well-known public figures and leveraging the current popularity of the Tavis Smiley Show and […]