Video: Tavis Smiley: Poverty Is The New Slavery

According to a new report, poverty in America has reached its highest level since 1965 - a source of concern for "Sunday Morning" contributor Tavis Smiley, who says poverty "threatens our democracy."

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    01/9/2017 - 5:25 am | View Link
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    01/25/2016 - 11:58 pm | View Link
  • Tavis Smiley on Grimes Not Admitting She Voted For Obama: Peter Only Denied Jesus 3 Times
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    11/2/2014 - 7:05 am | View Link
  • Video: Why South L.A. Wasn't Included In $500 Million Grant To Combat Poverty
    Mayor Eric Garcetti talked to Tavis Smiley yesterday about why communities in South L.A. were not included in the city's Promise Zones, which would've opened the door for millions in aid. If you recall, several neighborhoods in Central L.A.—including ...
    01/27/2014 - 11:20 pm | View Link
  • The Rich and the Rest of Us: a Poverty Manifesto. Video and transcript.
    I know two guys that are sick and tired of that. And they are Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West. They wrote the book, “The Rich and the Rest of Us: a Poverty Manifesto”. And they join us right now. So let me start with Dr. West here. What went wrong?
    04/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • The Poverty Tour
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    05/18/2017 - 4:23 am | View Website
  • Poverty in America
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    05/17/2017 - 3:01 pm | View Website
  • Ending Poverty | Tavis Talks
    Video; Audio; Images; Tavis. ... ENDING POVERTY: America’s Silent Spaces will culminate in 2018, ... About the Tavis Smiley Foundation
    05/10/2017 - 2:52 am | View Website
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    02/19/2017 - 10:08 am | View Website
  • Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty America | Video |
    Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion focusing on poverty in the United States. Panelists discussed issues including the ...
    02/5/2017 - 5:05 pm | View Website
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