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Tavis Smiley Poverty

Ending Poverty: Let's Talk

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tavis Smiley

How is it, with one out of two fellow citizens living in or near poverty in the richest nation in the history of the world, we cannot engage a national conversation about alleviating endemic poverty in America?

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...

WATCH: Hannity's Heated Clash With Smiley, West

Posted 04.26.2012 | Media

Sean Hannity welcomed Tavis Smiley and Cornel West onto his program by thanking them for all the times they criticize President Obama. "Welcome ba...

Tavis Smiley Tackles Poverty In New Series

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 12.12.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Tavis Smiley had to look no further than his own circle of family and friends to see the painful effects of the ragged U.S. econom...