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  • The Poverty Tour – Part 1

    Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with a theme of “Suffering to Speak,” in which he and Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West explain why they felt it was important to embark upon their 18-city, 11-state Poverty Tour this past summer.

    22:22
    Air Date: October 10, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 1
    October 10, 2011 | 22:22
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 2

    Part 2 of the week’s Poverty Tour shows puts the spotlight on the new poor. Around the theme of “I Had Everything,” Tavis also talks with Vicki B. Escarra, CEO of Feeding America.

    22:14
    Air Date: October 11, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 2
    October 11, 2011 | 22:14
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 3

    Tonight’s discussion on poverty in America—”No Room at the Inn”—continues with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and a focus on the housing crisis.

    22:15
    Air Date: October 12, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 3
    October 12, 2011 | 22:15
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 4

    Part 4 of this special series on poverty, “Nothing Moves Without Us,” examines jobs and the unemployment crisis. Tavis also talks with the director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise Alliance Jeffrey Sachs.

    22:25
    Air Date: October 13, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 4
    October 13, 2011 | 22:25
  • The Poverty Tour – Part 5

    The last night of discussions on poverty in America—”The Fight of the Poor”—directs attention to groups and communities organizing a movement to end poverty across the country. Tavis also talks with Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners magazine and chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Faith.

    22:41
    Air Date: October 14, 2011
    The Poverty Tour – Part 5
    October 14, 2011 | 22:41
  • R&B singing group The Whispers

    Twin brothers Wallace & Walter Scott reflect on their modern soul group’s 50 years in the music-making business.

    12:23
    Air Date: July 10, 2013
    R&B singing group The Whispers
    July 10, 2013 | 12:23
  • The Whispers

    Founding members Wallace and Walter Scott discuss their 50 years of harmonies that began on the street corners of Watts, CA.

    12:07
    Air Date: December 6, 2013
    The Whispers
    December 6, 2013 | 12:07
  • Travel writer Paul Theroux

    Legendary travel writer shares stories from his latest book, The Tao of Travel.

    13:13
    Air Date: May 26, 2011
    Travel writer Paul Theroux
    May 26, 2011 | 13:13
  • Actress-author-activist Marlo Thomas

    The four-time Emmy winner unpacks her latest text, It Ain’t Over… Till It’s Over, about inspirational women who’ve reinvented themselves.

    26:36
    Air Date: May 6, 2014
    Actress-author-activist Marlo Thomas
    May 6, 2014 | 26:36
  • Educator Dr. Marvin Thompson

    Dr. Thompson talks about his approach to school leadership and being the subject of the OWN docu-series, Blackboard Wars.

    26:46
    Air Date: March 1, 2013
    Educator Dr. Marvin Thompson
    March 1, 2013 | 26:46
  • Actor-writer Billy Bob Thornton

    The Academy Award winner-turned-author shares what finally convinced him to write his memoir, The Billy Bob Tapes: A Cave Full of Ghosts, and talks about life-changing events and his driving force.

    24:35
    Air Date: May 22, 2012
    Actor-writer Billy Bob Thornton
    May 22, 2012 | 24:35
  • A Year Later Thoughts on Haiti

    Tavis offers his thoughts on the situation in Haiti, one year after the devastating earthquake.

    1:30
    Air Date: January 10, 2011
    A Year Later Thoughts on Haiti
    January 10, 2011 | 1:30
  • Journalist Alex Tizon

    Tizon examines race and gender stereotypes from the Asian perspective, as detailed in his text, Big Little Man.

    11:07
    Air Date: July 10, 2014
    Journalist Alex Tizon
    July 10, 2014 | 11:07
  • Journalist Alex Tizon

    Tizon examines race and gender stereotypes from the Asian perspective, as detailed in his text, Big Little Man.

    10:27
    Air Date: September 29, 2014
    Journalist Alex Tizon
    September 29, 2014 | 10:27
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