Tavis Smiley

According to the bellereport.com  Award-winning broadcaster, Tavis Smiley, the New York Times best-selling author of “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year,” will premiere a 2-hour tribute to King on The Word Network, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. “MLK50: A Call to Conscience” will premiere on The Word Network, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, and 6pm Pacific.  An encore […]

Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr. is considered a civil rights icon now. He has a monument in Washington, D.C., a federal holiday that we celebrate this week and is revered as a man who sought to bring a divided nation together. He is oft-quoted as the antithesis of the Black Lives Matter movement which […]

The number of Blacks dismissive of Republican front-runner Donald Trump because of his xenophobic verbiage may well be inflated, author and political pundit Tavis Smiley said in a op-ed piece in USA Today on Wednesday.

Roland Martin talks with Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. about the legacy of her father and if he would support the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Tavis Smiley joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his new book, "The Covenant with Black America - Ten Years Later."

PBS host Tavis Smiley told Megyn Kelly that the president has essentially failed Black Americans, seizing the moment to tout his new book, “The Covenant With Black America: Ten Years Later.”

The Grammy-nominated gospel singer talks about — and performs a song from — her new hit album, A Different Place. Houston-based singer, pianist, and pastor…

  Broadcaster Tavis Smiley released a new book that shares his 28-year friendship with the late Dr. Maya Angelou. The book is titled, “My Journey With Maya.” It was written by David Ritz who has written books on Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Smokey Robinson, and Marvin Gaye. Smiley first met In the book, Smiley describes […]

Tavis Smiley joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about his new book, “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King…

Indiana native Tavis Smiley has done a lot of things in his decorated career. The recent Walk of Fame inductee took time to talk with our own Amos Brown about why after 3 tries, he took up ABC’s offer to be a member on the cast of Dancing With The Stars as well as how […]

In the final twelve months of his life, from April 4, 1967 till his death April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn’t the most admired man in Black America or America.  In fact his support and popularity was at all time lows.  All because of his strong opposition to the Vietnam War.  Now […]