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NEW YORK (AP) — You think you know Martin Luther King Jr.’s story? Tavis Smiley is willing to bet you don’t.
To mark the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination next April, the radio and TV host is planning a nationwide tour of a theatrical production focusing on the last year of King’s life, a time when he was reviled by some for expanding his critique of America beyond its racism to poverty issues and the Vietnam War. 387 more words
Just three weeks shy of his 91st birthday, legendary singer Tony Bennett graced the Hollywood Bowl for two nights of stylish entertainment. After talk show host Tavis Smiley warmed up the audience, Bennett, who practices scales every day to keep his voice limber, came onstage with a spring in his step. 427 more words
Virginia the Blogger has been getting her grooves back, sort of. Hard to believe Roses in the Rubble turns SIX in July! Originally started to review books, movies, music and artsy endeavors, this blog has veered more toward advocacy… inspiration… and faith. 265 more words