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(H/T Wipokuli)

The Russian studies professor joins us in a conversation about the current state of the relationship between Russia and the U.S. particularly as it relates to the pending U.S.

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Current Affairs

Tavis Smiley Spoke Honestly and Passionately About Trump’s Win, Why Did Black Twitter Trash Him?

On the Nov. 9 edition of MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” political commentator and author Tavis Smiley talks about how the media has attempted to normalize the election of Donald Trump after discrediting him. 115 more words

Politics

The National's Matt Berninger talks with Tavis Smiley about the election, anti-Trump song -- watch

Tomorrow, The National will take the stage in Cincinnati, Ohio for the get-out-the-vote “Love Trumps Hate” concert. Ahead of the show, frontman Matt Berninger made an appearance on PBS’  237 more words

News

Tavis Smiley on Loving (and Missing) Maya Angelou Read (INTERVIEW-EBONY)

The veteran journalist discusses his new book on his friendship with the late icon for EBONY magazine.
BY: BRITTANY VICKERS

For nearly 30 years, Tavis Smiley was able to call a woman who the world knew as an American icon, activist, and leading literary voice, simply “Mother Maya.” His friendship with Maya Angelou formed after a surprising invitation to accompany she and a group of friends to Africa, essentially to carry luggage. 628 more words

BRITTANY VICKERS

“What should we do?” (Part 3 of 3)

If we have power, we must use it to help the powerless.

While John was preaching hot and heavy about what authentic repentance looks like, three groups of people approached him with the same operative question, “What should we do?” … 999 more words