tavis Smiley

11:44pm

Tue December 23, 2014
Politics

Your Call: Your Call: How far have civil rights come since the death of Martin Luther King Jr.?

 On the December 24th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Tavis Smiley, author of “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Final Year”. In his last year King was campaigning against many of the same issues we still face today: poverty, racism, and wars overseas. So what is the true legacy of the famous civil rights leader and how is it making an impact today? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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10:17am

Thu September 18, 2014
Politics

Your Call: How far have civil rights come since the death of Martin Luther King Jr.?

  

On the September 18th, 2014 edition of Your Call we’ll have a conversation with Tavis Smiley, author of “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Final Year”. In his last year King was campaigning against many of the same issues we still face today: poverty, racism, and wars overseas. So what is the true legacy of the famous civil rights leader and how is it making an impact today? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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10:49am

Wed October 17, 2012
SMILEY & WEST

Smiley & West: What do you think?

At the end of September, WBEZ – Chicago’s primary NPR affiliate – made the decision to drop Smiley & West from its schedule.  This week, Tavis Smiley released a public letter responding to the cancellation, and to comments made by Chicago Public Media president and CEO Torey Malatia, who said the show was “becoming like Democracy Now" and veering too far from WBEZ’s declaration of principles.

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2:42pm

Fri May 18, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Confronting Inequality: Barbara Ehrenreich + Smiley & West

On Monday morning from 10 to Noon, tune to 91.7FM for two hours of critical conversation about rising poverty and inequality in the U.S., its effects on our society and democracy, and how we can take action. 

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2:38pm

Thu May 10, 2012
Tavis & Cornel at the Paramount

Smiley & West at the Paramount...the DVD!

Cornel West and Tavis Smiley were absolutely floored by the turnout at the Paramount on April 28, in which they discussed the current political climate in the context of "The Rich and the Rest of Us:  A Poverty Manifesto".  If you missed the live event, a pledge of $50 will get you a special DVD we made, $75 gets you their book, or, for a $120 pledge, get both!

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