Tavis Smiley

The legal tussle between PBS and Tavis Smiley is still ongoing, and a blow was handed out to the former television host this week. On Wednesday (March 4), the network won $1.5 million citing that Smiley violated a morality clause. As reported by Variety, Smiley, 55, will have the pay the broadcaster stemming from his […]

After meeting on Tuesday afternoon, GOP members collectively agreed not to move forward with their proposed changes.

Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, was very vocal throughout the entire NBA Finals. Now that LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have won the 2016 title, Cavs fans are wasting no time mocking Ayesha. Brandon Lamp, the creator of Lamp Apparel, designed a t-shirt inspired by the film […]

Producer J.J. Abrams is teaming with Tavis Smiley and Warner Bros. Television to adapt Smiley's upcoming book, Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days, as a TV event series.

PBS host Tavis Smiley told Megyn Kelly that the president has essentially failed Black Americans, seizing the moment to tout his new book, “The Covenant With Black America: Ten Years Later.”

As part of her Reach Higher initiative, FLOTUS is launching a new website that will provide resources for high school students who want to further their education. The site, BetterMakeRoom.org, will feature information about SAT and ACT tests, financial aid, and assistance with filling out college applications.

Hollywood heavyweight Benedict Cumberbatch quickly learned how to get schooled by the Internet when he accidentally referred to Black actors, as not “Black” or “or…

Via NewsOne.com: President Obama critic Tavis Smiley went ballistic this past weekend on his TV show after Obama told African Americans to “stop complaining.” Obama, at the Phoenix Awards Dinner at the CBC Forum, said that African Americans need to get up and fight. Watch video here

Talk show host, author, political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist Tavis Smiley was in town last week promoting the release of his new book, Fail Up: 20 Lessons on Building Success From Failure. Tavis talked with the Madd Hatta Morning show to discuss the new book where he dishes on his failures and how they […]

You got questions? These nine television hosts probably had them too, for a wide array of celebrities, politicians, athletes, and everyday people with amazing stories. Check out our list of the nine best black television talk show hosts. 1. Oprah Winfrey Initially The Oprah Winfrey Show was just another talk show when it debuted in […]

Among the outspoken African-American political and social figures that have criticized President Obama for not doing more for black Americans in these tough economic times, Al Sharpton has emerged as the voice of support for Obama’s presidential initiatives designed to help all Americans. According to an article written for The Wall Street Journal, “President Barack […]