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I met Maya Angelou in 1986, when I was just twenty-one and she was fifty-eight; my relationship with her shaped my future. For nearly twenty-eight years, she was like a mother to me, generous, challenging, and inspirational. “My Journey with Maya” will be in stores on April 7 but you can enter to win a copy today. Click here to enter
Tavis Smiley recounts the story of his friendship with Maya AngelouTavis Smiley and Maya Angelou met in 1986, when he was twenty-one and ...
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Such a blessing to have known such a phenomenal woman! No wonder your such a great person Mr. Tavis!! Must read!!!! 
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If you’re in Los Angeles January 15, come meet me at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza at 6:30 PM for a “Death of a King” discussion and book signing in Center Court. http://bit.ly/1zqjwEh
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Please come to columbus oh:)
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There is no question about who killed Michael Brown. The question we now have to wrestle with is what killed Michael Brown in Ferguson? And 23-year-old Sean Bell in Queens. And 19-year-old Renisha McBride in Detroit. And 17 year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida. And 12-year-old Tamir E. Rice in Cleveland. I believe these young Americans have something to say to us in their death. http://bit.ly/1roCPuH
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I'll be at the @MiamiBookFair tomorrow @ 5PM for a discussion on #DeathofaKing. I'd love to see you there. More info http://bit.ly/1qIOwlm
Tavis Smiley. From his celebrated conversations with world figures to his work to inspire the next generation of leaders, Tavis Smiley—broadcaster, author, publisher, advocate and philanthropist—has emerged as an outstanding voice for change. Smiley is currently the host of the late-night ...
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For those who want the FACTS regarding my comments about the Black vote @ThisWeekABC here it is.http://abcn.ws/1sQD9ow
With just over two weeks until the midterm elections, the "This Week" powerhouse roundtable discusses key battleground Senate races and the latest polling numbers for 2016.
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Blacks and Brown votes are needed. A good and outstanding candidate will get them. No representation for the "cause".....NO VOTES.
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I'll be in Detroit tomorrow for two events; Detroit Public Library at 3 PM and Southfield Public Library at 7 PM. Come join me for a discussion about "Death Of A King." Looking forward to seeing you! Detroit is one of my favorite cities. For more information http://bit.ly/1shrIHI
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Thk yu 4 continuing 2 lead the wy ..by posting ..r BLACK HISTORY and NEWS ..(much appreciated).
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I'm dancing the Foxtrot in 5 days with Sharna, but to what song? Any guesses? Tune in Monday, September 15 to #DWTS to find out.
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Listened to you on Lehrer's show and can relate.  Take it in stride...
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"Tavis Smiley" on PBS 12th season begins Monday, Jan. 12. The biggest names. The best conversations. http://to.pbs.org/1xZE4cd
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Congrats on 12 successful seasons! Look forward, I always seem to learn something new about your guests after your interviews on your shows! That is what I call Real journalism. Thanks Tavis
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The grand jury has spoken, even though we have little regard for what they had to say. Even without an indictment of Officer Darren Wilson, more than ever, we must rally together to fight racism, poverty and predatory government. The time is always ripe to do what’s right. #Ferguson. #MikeBrown. http://usat.ly/1uzevq5
Even without indictment of Darren Wilson, we can fight poverty, racism and predatory government.
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Love your show Tavis. And you're right about injecting the word "poverty" in there. This issue is as much about class, if not more so, than about race. But the media will never open that pandoras box...
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We ALL come back for the big Dancing With The Stars finale Tuesday night. I'm looking forward to hitting the dance floor again.
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Hope you are rested. Give a good finale performance. 
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I recently sat down with Brian Lamb at C-SPAN for a Q&A about my new book, "Death of a King." Check out the Q&A at http://cs.pn/1tDXKts
Television host and author Tavis Smiley discusses his book [Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year], about the last year of the civil rights leader's life.
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Let's free Barack Obama from Slavery!
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When King died on that balcony in Memphis, he had no idea that years later he would receive such adulation and adoration. When he died on the balcony, he believed that everybody had turned against him. Come meet me tonight at the Barnes & Noble Union Square in NYC for a discussion about #DeathofaKinghttp://bit.ly/1p8NFma
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Dr. King. Never. Looked. For. Awards. Keep . It. Real. He. Did. Trying. To. Help. Others
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"You can't lead the people if you don't love the people. You can't save the people if you don't serve the people." -- Dr. Cornel West