This week on The Tavis Smiley Show

James Burnett

10/13/17 James Burnett, Editorial Director of “The Trace”, an independent and nonpartisan news organization dedicated to expanding reporting on gun violence, analyses the latest in the nation’s gun debate.  

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Doug Jones

10/13/17 Doug Jones – the Democratic candidate running to win the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Alabama – discusses his campaign and what’s at stake.  

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Chadwick Boseman

10/13/17 Actor Chadwick Boseman reflects on the lessons he learned while playing the first African-American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in the new movie, “Marshall.”  

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Michael McDonald

10/13/17 Legendary singer-songwriter Michael McDonald talks about his new album “Wide Open” his first album of original songs in 17 years.  

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Quote of the week

Education alone is not the great equalizer that it once was.