- HHS Secretary Kathleen SebeliusHHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
The Secretary of Health and Human Services identifies what the current administration has gotten right in dealing with the issue of poverty.
- The Poverty Tour – Part 3The 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.
- Feeding America CEO Vicki EscarraFeeding America CEO Vicki Escarra
The president-CEO of Feeding America shares her concerns about the poverty crisis facing women and children in the U.S.
- The Poverty Tour – Part 2The 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.
- Princeton professor Dr. Cornel WestPrinceton professor Dr. Cornel West
Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West, who explains why the future of American democracy is predicated on how this issue is handled.
- The Poverty Tour – Part 1The 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.
- Writer Michael StarrWriter Michael StarrWEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO
The New York Post TV columnist and author of Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story, shares his thoughts on Foxx’ enduring comedic legacy.
- Comedian-actor John LeguizamoComedian-actor John Leguizamo
The Emmy-winning comedian-actor explains why he created the successful one-man show, Ghetto Klown, and discusses why, growing up, he didn’t feel like he was a part of the U.S.
- Actor Chris EvansActor Chris Evans
Captain America star explains why he was intimidated by his role in the new film, Puncture.
- Musician-activist Tom MorelloMusician-activist Tom Morello
Musician-activist, a k a The Nightwatchman—whose new CD is “World Wide Rebel Songs”—explains how the injustices in the world have made it into his music and shares what the soundtrack for the nation’s current progressive struggle should include.
- The Poverty Tour PreviewThe Poverty Tour Preview
With nearly one in six Americans living in poverty, next week’s series of shows will put a human face on the alarming newly released data about life in the U.S.
- Peace activist Leymah GboweePeace activist Leymah Gbowee
Liberian native and author of Mighty Be Our Powers discusses the importance of and challenges faced by women in politics and the significance of the nation’s first woman president. Gbowee is one of three recipients of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.
- Entertainer Tony BennettEntertainer Tony Bennett
The “singer’s singer” discusses Amy Winehouse, whose last recorded song is on his new CD, “Duets II,” and shares the one regret he has about the time he spent with the late songstress.
- Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai TributeNobel laureate Wangari Maathai Tribute
Tavis pays tribute to one of Kenya’s most recognizable women.
- Actor Joseph Gordon-LevittActor Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The star of the new film 50/50 discusses his work in the upcoming Batman film and talks about the work of his production company, hitRECord.