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Tavis Smiley To Speak At Annual Poverty Forum

Sep 22, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky.  - PBS and Public Radio personality Tavis Smiley will be in Lexington this coming Friday to deliver the keynote speech at the Community Action Council's annual Poverty Forum.  He recently spoke with WUKY's Alan Lytle about the growing number of Americans slipping into poverty each year.   The Poverty Forum is Friday September 28th from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Lexington Convention Center.

Memories of the Movement

Feb 13, 2012

The years of the Civil Rights Movement are counted among the most volatile, yet vibrant, in American history. In our Black History month special, Memories of the Movement, The Tavis Smiley Show celebrates the courage, conviction and commitment of the everyday people who made extraordinary contributions to American social progress. Memories of the Movement features poignant, humorous, unheard or little known stories from a number of well-known civil rights icons.