Tag: civil-rights
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Interview
Airdate: March 1, 2012

The Harvard law professor and noted author discusses the ongoing affirmative action debate as the U.S. Supreme Court agrees to reconsider the constitutionality of race-conscious college admissions.

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Interview
Airdate: February 15, 2012

The first-time filmmaker, whose debut film—the documentary-short The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement—has garnered an Academy Award nod, shares the powerful story of her project’s subject, James Armstrong.

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Interview
Airdate: February 3, 2012

The veteran civil rights attorney, out with her memoir, Power Concedes Nothing, discusses why the poor have to make demands and hijack power.

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Interview
Airdate: December 15, 2011

The award-winning journalist, out with the new text The Time of Our Lives, discusses the end of the Iraq War and the future of public service in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: November 30, 2011

In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the pioneering singer, actor, activist and author of My Song: A Memoir discusses McCarthyism, Communism and the price he pays for being a man of conscience.

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Interview
Airdate: December 1, 2011

The Tony- and Emmy-winning singer, actor, activist and author of the memoir My Song continues his conversation with Tavis and discusses faith, spirituality, war and peace.

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Interview
Airdate: November 29, 2011

The author of No Fear: A Whistleblower’s Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA shares the story of what she calls “one of the darkest days at the EPA.”

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Interview
Airdate: November 2, 2011

The Democracy Now! co-host and co-author of News for All the People explains why Americans don’t have a free market in the media and tackles the racial politics of media ownership.

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Interview
Airdate: September 20, 2011

The actor, activist and co-producer of the documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 discusses the impact of violence and non-violence on the African American struggle.

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Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2011

Tavis continues his conversations with some of Dr. King’s friends and with scholars who study his legacy.

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