- Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
The multifaceted Grammy winner discusses her first-ever holiday CD and her new film, Black Nativity.Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
- The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Jimmy Carter
The last original member touring with the longtime gospel group talks about how their sound continues to help define decades-old gospel traditions.The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Jimmy Carter
- Economist Alan Blinder
Princeton professor and former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors discusses the lack of meaningful national dialogue on the unemployment rate and shares his thoughts on how the U.S. can fix its jobs problem.Economist Alan Blinder
- NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg
In the first of this week’s shows from New York, Tavis talks with Mayor Michael Bloomberg about the challenges his city faces, including education, the economy and immigration.NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg
- Author Judy Blume
The award-winning and controversial author discusses book censorship in the Internet age, how she can continue to connect with children as she grows older and what’s next on her agenda.Author Judy Blume
- Writer-producer Steven Bochco
The groundbreaking producer explains the premise of his upcoming TNT Originals drama series, Murder in the First.Writer-producer Steven Bochco
- Homeless rights advocate Paul Boden
A longtime advocate for the homeless, Boden offers his thoughts on the status of the War on Poverty, 50 years later.Homeless rights advocate Paul Boden
- Writer-activist Grace Lee Boggs
The legendary figure in the struggle for justice in America shares some of the lessons learned about activism and social change.Writer-activist Grace Lee Boggs
- Musician Booker T.
The four-time Grammy winner reflects on his five decades in the music business and his latest project, “Sound the Alarm.”Musician Booker T.
- Organ master Booker T.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recounts stories from his longtime music career and performs a track from his latest CD, “Sound the Alarm.”Organ master Booker T.
- Institute for America’s Future founder Robert Borosage
Borosage, who is also co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future, discusses taxes, the Occupy Wall Street movement and the problem with the term “working poor.”Institute for America’s Future founder Robert Borosage
- Actor Chadwick Boseman
The actor, director and playwright explains the challenge of playing the lead role in the feature biopic, 42, which celebrates the courage of Jackie Robinson.Actor Chadwick Boseman
- Trumpeter-composer Chris Botti
The accomplished musician talks about winning a Grammy this year for his CD, “Impressions,” and his versatility in both jazz and pop.Trumpeter-composer Chris Botti
- Trumpeter Chris Botti
The top-selling jazz instrumentalist talks about his Grammy-winning CD, “Impressions,” and his collaborations over the years.Trumpeter Chris Botti