via BlackAmericaWeb: Last week , Variety reported that PBS suspended Tavis Smiley from his half-hour interview program due to allegations of sexual misconduct. Tavis was accused of sexual relations with “multiple subordinates” and “some witnesses interviewed expressed concern that their employment status was linked to the status of a sexual relationship with Smiley.” Tavis was also accused of creating a […]
via BlackAmericaWeb: Walmart and a book distributor distanced themselves from Tavis Smiley on Thursday after PBS said an investigation found “troubling allegations” of sexual misconduct by the radio and TV host. The moves came a day after PBS said it was suspending Smiley following an independent investigation by a law firm. PBS said the firm uncovered “multiple, […]
via Halles: The legendary trio, The Rance Allen Group, will perform songs from its 25th album, Live From San Francisco (Tyscot Records), on the Friday, October 6th edition of PBS’ “Tavis Smiley” television program. The show airs at 11:30 PM PT in Los Angeles and 12:00 AM ET in New York City. All other cites and times, are listed […]
Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr. is considered a civil rights icon now. He has a monument in Washington, D.C., a federal holiday that we celebrate this week and is revered as a man who sought to bring a divided nation together. He is oft-quoted as the antithesis of the Black Lives Matter movement which […]
The number of Blacks dismissive of Republican front-runner Donald Trump because of his xenophobic verbiage may well be inflated, author and political pundit Tavis Smiley said in a op-ed piece in USA Today on Wednesday.
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.
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 joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his new book, "The Covenant with Black America - Ten Years Later."
The Grammy-nominated gospel singer talks about — and performs a song from — her new hit album, A Different Place. Houston-based singer, pianist, and pastor Kim Burrell has taken the genre of “jazz gospel” and made it her own. Her love for music came almost instantly, as she took her first vocal solo with a church […]
In the nearly 30-year friendship that Tavis Smiley shared with Maya Angelou, he learned the renowned writer’s views on life and how to live it to the fullest. One year after Angelou’s death, TV and radio host Smiley is joining with Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon to develop a stage adaptation of “My Journey With […]
Tavis Smiley joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about his new book, “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King…
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…