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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


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

‘LOL, Why Volunteer’ to Be Black?’ – Tavis Smiley on Rachel Dolezal

In a new piece for Time magazine, Tavis Smiley says that, much like the rest of the world, his first reaction to the Rachel Dolezal… 612 more words


What Kind of Tree Are You?

As it happened, the guest I was to have interviewed today became very busy with synopses and proposals that she really underestimated the time and would have had to rush her answers to me. 790 more words


Tavis and Maya

Every year the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books continues to cement itself in my psyche as a major go-to event. Now the largest book fair in the United States, its bustling aisles fill the USC campus for two days with eager authors and insatiable readers. 1,065 more words


My Journey with Maya …and Tavis

Guys, I just got back from this short but amazing journey with Maya Angelou and Tavis Smiley. Not a real journey but rather a trip down memory lane with Tavis. 635 more words