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Tavis Smiley slammed on Twitter for criticism of Obama’s Trayvon Martin remarks

President Barack Obama has received widespread praise for his impromptu remarks today on race and the trial of George Zimmerman. Rev. Al Sharpton called the president comments “significant” and “much needed.” Trayvon Martin’s parents said the president made a “beautiful tribute to their boy” and shared that they were “honored and...

Tavis Smiley Blames Obama Admin for Losing Sponsorships

This month, Tavis Smiley will celebrate his 10th anniversary as the host of PBS’ daily talk show “Tavis Smiley”. In total, Smiley’s broadcast career has spanned two decades.  Never one to bite his tongue, in a recent interview with the Associated Press, Smiley made some pretty...

Tavis Smiley Celebrates 10 Years on PBS

Syndicated radio host, television extraordinaire and activist Tavis Smiley is celebrating 10 years of his television show airing on PBS. Smiley is one of the hardest working men in the news business, running the daily talk program along with public radio’s “The Tavis Smiley Show”...

When #Nerdland Attacks: Melissa Harris-Perry, Tavis Smiley & Wells Fargo’s ‘Tuskegee Experiment’

In 2007, the NAACP brought a predatory lending suit against banking giant Wells Fargo — and eventually, 14 others like it, including Citibank and HSBC — for lobbing unfair and discriminatory practices against brown folks. Last year, in the first formal enforcement action and largest...
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