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TAVIS SMILEY

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Insightful conversations with thought leaders, opinion makers, celebrities, authors and artists. Plus, socially conscious commentary that challenges listeners to re-examine the assumptions they hold, and expand their inventory of ideas. One of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People In The World,” Smiley has interviewed a veritable who’s who list of influencers, has penned multiple New York Times Bestselling books, and has already been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  • Joyce Burges on Tavis Smiley July 29 2021
    by Tavis Smiley on July 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Joyce Burges, co-founder of National Black Home Educators, shares her own experience homeschooling her children and what it's like for Black parents making the switch today. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tavis-smiley/message

  • Chesa Boudin on Tavis Smiley July 29 2021
    by Tavis Smiley on July 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin shares his unapologetically progressive approach to prosecuting crime, supporting victims, and seeking alternatives, particularly for those suffering with mental illness and/or addiction. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tavis-smiley/message

  • EXCLUSIVE: Dominique di Prima reveals shocking Larry Elder clip
    by Tavis Smiley on July 29, 2021 at 4:19 pm

    Dominique di Prima reveals an exclusive clip of Larry Elder, one of the front runners in the California gubernatorial recall election, disparaging Black folx and using the N word, in this bonus KBLA crossover episode. Photo: Gage Skidmore --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tavis-smiley/message

  • Michael Brown on Tavis Smiley July 29 2021
    by Tavis Smiley on July 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Michael Brown, former head of FEMA, recalls the challenging days before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina and explains how systemic neglect contributed to the poor response by his agency and the federal government. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tavis-smiley/message

  • Ellis Hall on Tavis Smiley July 28 2021
    by Tavis Smiley on July 29, 2021 at 3:53 pm

    Musician Ellis Hall, former Tower Of Power lead singer, brings his Hammond B3 into our studio for some tunes and tales in advance of his show at Herb Alpert's Vibrato Grill. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tavis-smiley/message

  • George Fraser on Tavis Smiley July 29 2021
    by Tavis Smiley on July 28, 2021 at 11:47 pm

    America's best Black networking expert George Fraser teaches a free master class on how to build business relationships and improve your emotional intelligence, ahead of his keynote speech at the Power Networking Conference later this month. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tavis-smiley/message

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