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Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley is the host of PBS's The Tavis Smiley Show. He also appears as a regular commentator on Tom Joyner's top-rated ABC radio show. He is the author of such bestsellers as Hard Left, Doing What's Right, How to Make Black America Better, and Keeping the Faith.

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Reclaim Your Power!
Written by Terrance Dean, Introduction by Tavis Smiley
Villard | Trade Paperback | May 2003
$15.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6778-4 (0-8129-6778-X)

Reclaim Your Power! A 30-Day Guide to Hope, Healing, and Inspiration for Men of Color is a compact but powerful book in which community philanthropist Terrance Dean provides men of color with meaningful, spiritual meditations that can be practiced anywhere at any time. Quotations and exercises further build upon the daily... Read more






Doing What's Right
Written by Tavis Smiley
Anchor | Trade Paperback | December 2000
$12.95/15.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-49931-6 (0-385-49931-0)

In Doing What's Right, Tavis Smiley shows how each one of us can battle complacency and fight for the causes we support. Smiley is the host of "Black Entertainment Television Tonight with Tavis Smiley," a one-hour nightly talk show that reaches fifty-five million households, and his political and social commentary is... Read more






How to Make Black America Better
Compiled by Tavis Smiley
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2002
$11.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-72087-8 (0-385-72087-4)

Issuing a powerful call for constructive social action, the popular radio and television commentator Tavis Smiley has assembled the voices of leading African American artists, intellectuals, and politicians from Chuck D to Cornel West to Maxine Waters. How to Make Black America Better takes a pragmatic, solutions-oriented approach that includes Smiley’s... Read more






Keeping the Faith
Written by Tavis Smiley
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2004
$12.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-72169-1 (0-385-72169-2)

In Keeping the Faith, nationally acclaimed author and commentator Tavis Smiley, host of NPR’s The Tavis Smiley Show, weaves stories of over one hundred African Americans into a rich tapestry of intimate testimonies about life, love, and inner strength. In Smiley’s affirming collection, black Americans from all walks of life join... Read more






What I Know for Sure
Written by Tavis Smiley
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2008
$13.95/15.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-72172-1 (0-385-72172-2)

From the man who catapulted the Covenant with Black America to number one on the New York Times bestseller list comes a searing memoir of poverty, ambition, pain and atonment.

Tavis Smiley grew up in a family of thirteen in rural Indian, where money was scarce and the sight of other... Read more





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