Tag: Africa
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Interview
Airdate: October 6, 2014

The best-selling novelist reflects on the acclaim she’s received for her work, including Half of a Yellow Sun and, her latest, Americanah.

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Interview
Airdate: May 19, 2014

Sowore, publisher of the Sahara Reporters website, and Khan, senior communications director of Women for Women International, examine the crisis of Nigeria’s stolen girls.

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Interview
Airdate: May 8, 2014

One of only three Hispanics in the U.S. Senate, the foreign relations committee chair weighs in on U.S. policy, including on Egypt, Ukraine and immigration reform.

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Interview
Airdate: April 10, 2014

Twenty years after the fall of apartheid and the first free elections in South Africa, Newman takes a look at the country today and discusses her text, After Freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: April 3, 2014

The real-life hero of Hotel Rwanda reflects on his experience, 20 years ago, during one of the worst mass slaughters in modern history.

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Interview
Airdate: January 31, 2014

The world music artist explains how her expansive career is marked as much by her musical achievement as by her passionate advocacy for her Africa homeland.

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Interview
Airdate: December 5, 2013

In a tribute to Nelson Mandela, Tavis talks with activist-entertainer Harry Belafonte, Rep. Maxine Waters and talk show host Larry King, all of whose paths crossed with this extraordinary man, and also shares a personal memory of the then-ANC deputy president’s 1990 visit to Los Angeles.

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Blog: A Look Back
December 5th, 2013

The world mourns the loss of a man who dedicated his life to fighting for equality. Nelson Mandela was a defiance symbol of how one man can make a difference.

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Interview
Airdate: July 1, 2013

The only American ambassador to present his credentials to President Nelson Mandela offers his unique perspective on South Africa’s transformation.

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Interview
Airdate: July 1, 2013

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.

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