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December 14th, 2016

Tavis talks with supreme, appellate and trial court judges in part three of the Courting Justice – Cleveland discussion.  

December 5th, 2016

‘Talk about intimidation’ It was 1998, and I was on my way to Cuba as part of a select U.S. delegation that had been invited to tour the small island nation. We were to meet with government officials, businessmen, musical and visual artists, leaders of the Afro-Cuban community and everyday people, to get a sense […]

November 30th, 2016

Kathy Griffin shares her hilarious run-in with ‘The Night Stalker’ in this web exclusive clip.

November 1st, 2016

  One week before what’s shaping up to be an historic presidential election, Tavis Smiley hosts a presidential forum featuring third party candidates Dr. Jill Stein and Gov. Gary Johnson. Watch below as the candidates answer questions selected from social media.    

June 6th, 2016

When news broke that Muhammad Ali had passed away after a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s, the tweets and tributes started posting,  immediately and furiously. Everyone, it seemed, had something to say about the greatness of the Greatest of All Time. I guess he was right, after all. It is a testament to Ali that the […]

April 22nd, 2016

“Hello, Tavis?” “Who’s calling?” I asked the voice on the other end of the phone. “It’s Prince.” “Prince who?” I asked. “It’s Prince, the artist,” he said. Click. I hung up. Prank call, and it’s way too early to be playing phone games with me on a Saturday morning. A couple minutes later the phone […]

February 16th, 2016

Singer-Songwriter Glen Hansard Grammy, Oscar and Tony award-winning singer and songwriter, Glen Hansard performs live on the Tavis Smiley Show.