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What you won’t do for love

Tavis Smiley was interviewing Bobby Caldwell who had the hit song What you won’t do for love and asked him what was the genesis of the song. 71 more words

Noam Chomsky: How America's Way of Thinking About the World Naturally Produces Human Catastrophes | Alternet

Tavis Smiley interviews Noam Chomsky. In this article, Alternet lists him as a linguist, but he is so much more. Chomsky’s study of linguistics or studying the methodology and origin of language has given  him a broader understanding of how the world works.   160 more words

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Book Review: Death of a King by Tavis Smiley

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream and, in the last year of his life, he battled the media, fellow Black brothers and sisters, fatigue and depression, death threats, and even the President to see that dream come to fruition. 494 more words

Race

Funny Story

Tavis Smiley during an interview with the famous songwriter JD Souther asked how Linda Ronstadt became his muse. He said he was sitting in the Troubadour Lounge one evening and the most beautiful woman (Linda) in the world walked by. 73 more words

Killer Mike Talks Racism, Reconciliation & Reparations With Tavis Smiley (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Killer Mike has become a vital Hip Hop representative when it comes to discussions about injustice, police brutality, and racism. The Atlanta-based rapper has addressed those topics as… 273 more words

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Insert Cheesy Title About Life Happening While You Make Other Plans

Life is so weird, isn’t it?

I’ve been especially introspective this past week because it’s been one whole year since I graduated from college*. At the time, I thought I’d move back to California, give myself about a week or two to settle in and get some job applications out, and then BOOM—land a great job immediately. 685 more words