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Dancing With the Stars Watch: Jives and Jams

Welcome back to Dancing With the Stars, where this week we will be treated to something called #MyJamMonday, a theme that even host Tom Bergeron can’t say without an eye roll and a half-smirk. 957 more words

#MyJamMonday Hits Dancing With The Stars...What Song Will Tavis Dance To? Find out Inside...

Tonight the contestants take over the music and the ballroom floor with their favorite songs! Each contestant and judge picked the jam they rock out to the best for a change to gain top scores. 151 more words

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Author Tavis Smiley at the Southfield Public Library

Bookbeat and the Southfield Public Library proudly present Tavis Smiley.  New York Times bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley will speak at the Southfield Pavilion on Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m. 594 more words

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Tavis Smiley and Black America: A Tale of Two Jilted Lovers

Tavis Smiley used to be the darling of black America. Once upon a time his keen critical commentary, ubiquitous media presence and undeniable charm brought delight to the hearts and minds of many black Americans. 166 more words


Lolo Jones Lost Her Footwork and Fans’ Hearts on Dancing With the Stars

Trivia: Who is the guess judge on this season of Dancing with the Stars? (Answer below)

Another season of Dancing with the Stars is here. This new cast of characters includes TV Host and Commentator Tavis Smiley, Alfonso Ribeiro from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Youtube celebrity Bethany Moto. 247 more words


Cultural Studies: Our Dancing With the Stars, ourselves — or why we really love watching these has-beens and never-weres

1. Dancing With the Stars is not a good show,
2. But that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t exist on TV,
3. Because washed-up celebrities need one last stage to play on, 805 more words


ICYMI: Alfonso Ribeiro OWNS 'DWTS' Premiere + Keo Motsepe Shines As Show's First Black Pro

Season 19 of Dancing With The Stars kicked off this week and Alfonso Ribeiro proved he’s in it to win it.

‘Carlton Banks’ has picked up some serious moves since the last time we saw him and he tore up the dance floor on Monday night’s premiere. 79 more words