- Brown University’s Tricia Rose
The internationally respected scholar and director of Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America analyzes the racial implications in the U.S. of trials like the Zimmerman case.Brown University’s Tricia Rose
- Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart
The author of High Price—a text that’s part memoir and part medical investigation—explains why the war on drugs is being fought with the wrong weapons.Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart
- Journalist Michael D’Antonio
The Pulitzer Prize winner unpacks his new text on the sexual abuse cover-ups by the Catholic Church.Journalist Michael D’Antonio
- 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.R&B singing group The Whispers
- Writer Tom Reiss
Historian Reiss shares the backstory of his award-winning and fascinating biography, The Black Count—about the “real Count of Monte Cristo,” Gen. Alexander Dumas.Writer Tom Reiss
- Tennis champion Jimmy Connors
The International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his no-holds-barred memoir, The Outsider.Tennis champion Jimmy Connors
- Hip-hop pioneers, The Sugarhill Gang
Former Sugarhill Gang members Wonder Mike and Master Gee discuss their decades-long battle to reclaim their legacy.Hip-hop pioneers, The Sugarhill Gang
- Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S.
The ambassador weighs in on the situation in Egypt and its impact on U.S. policy in the Middle East.Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S.
- Actress Toni Collette
Winner of several best actress awards for her star turn in United States of Tara, Collette describes her latest film, The Way, Way Back, and her return to series TV.Actress Toni Collette
- Autism & animal welfare activist Temple Grandin
A leader of the autism advocacy movement, Grandin shares some of her own experiences with the disorder, as detailed in her book, The Autistic Brain.Autism & animal welfare activist Temple Grandin
- W. Richard West Jr.
West explains his mission to tell the compelling story of the American West and the people who created its history and shape the present and future.W. Richard West Jr.
- Gospel musician Bishop Rance Allen
The gospel great recounts the rise to fame of his Grammy-nominated contemporary group and reflects on still going strong with the release of “Amazing Grace.”Gospel musician Bishop Rance Allen
- Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa James A. Joseph
The only American ambassador to present his credentials to President Nelson Mandela offers his unique perspective on South Africa’s transformation.Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa James A. Joseph
- TransAfrica president Nicole Lee
The official liaison between the Mandela family and the world’s media, Lee assesses the president’s trip to Africa & his efforts to re-engage with countries there both economically and emotionally.TransAfrica president Nicole Lee