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Tavis Smiley: 'Black Americans Have Lost Ground Under Obama'

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.12.2014 | Black Voices

Tavis Smiley’s relentless criticism aimed at President Barack Obama has made dozens of headlines throughout the commander-in-chief’s presidency. A...


The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.23.2013 | Media

During a discussion on Sunday's "Meet The Press," Tavis Smiley criticized President Obama's remarks on Trayvon Martin's death and the outcome of the G...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Poverty Isn't A Racial Issue, It's An American Disaster | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Black Voices

More than one-fourth of African Americans are living in poverty today. As devastating as that figure is, particularly for the 42 million Americans who...

Would Obama Tell Other Constituencies to 'Stop Complaining?'

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

2011-09-26-tavis.jpgEarlier today in a conversation with Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, I ask her assessment on President Obama's now controversial speech.

Michael Calderone

Smiley: Obama Hasn't Invited Me To White House | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.10.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Cornel West recently spoke to The Huffington Post about media coverage of African American issues, the Princeton professor argued th...