Tag: Africa
wmaathai_09-26-11
Interview
Airdate: September 29, 2011

Tavis pays tribute to one of Kenya’s most recognizable women.

wmaathai_09-26-11
Interview
Airdate: April 21, 2009

Environmental activist and Nobel laureate discusses her time in the U.S. during the civil rights era, the negative media attention on Africa and challenges for the African citizenry.

bbarber_09-08-11b
Interview
Airdate: September 8, 2011

The distinguished Demos fellow and president of CivWorld and the Interdependence Movement recounts his whereabouts on 9/11 and explains why borders don’t matter anymore.

melkikhia_08-24-11
Interview
Airdate: August 24, 2011

The Libyan dissident and chair of the political science department at the University of Texas at San Antonio discusses Qaddafi’s fall, as well as the road ahead for the North African nation’s transition of power.

July 7th, 2011

I’ve been on a bit of a world music kick recently, thanks in no small part to blogs like African Gospel Church and Dream Beach Records, both depositories of unusual and danceable tunes from obscure corners of the globe. It was on the latter that I came across one of the most unusual (and catchiest-sounding) […]

stephen-farrell-2011-04-04
Interview
Airdate: April 4, 2011

NYT reporter shares what he learned from his experience as a captive in Libya last month.

ron-paul-2011-03-30
Interview
Airdate: March 30, 2011

Texas congressman explains why he thinks President Obama was wrong for bringing the U.S. into the Libyan conflict.

richard-haass-2011-03-24
Interview
Airdate: March 24, 2011

Council on Foreign Relations president describes why he believes the U.S. has made a mistake by escalating its goals in the Libyan conflict.

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March 24th, 2011

Foreign policy expert Richard Haass talks to Tavis tonight about the role of the United States in the Libyan conflict. “I believe we made a mistake by escalating our goals,” says the President of the Council on Foreign Relations. “Very quickly we took diplomacy off the board. We were left then with either sanctions… or […]

hisham-matar-2011-03-21
Interview
Airdate: March 21, 2011

Outspoken Qaddafi critic, son of a Libyan political dissident and noted novelist explains why the West’s past embrace of Libya’s leader constituted ‘diplomatic negligence.’

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