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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  • Tavis Smiley Reports on the Impact of Raising the Minimum Wage On "Getting Ahead" Friday, October 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS
    "What we also heard from those we talked with," says Smiley in the documentary, "is that if there is a way for those in poverty to chase the dream in today's rapidly changing economy, it won't come from raising the minimum wage alone. The answer ...
    09/21/2016 - 5:12 am | View Link
  • Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti
    You can’t talk about poverty again without talking about transportation ... Announcer: For more information on today’s show, visit Tavis Smiley at [Walmart Sponsor Ad] Announcer: And by contributions to your PBS station from viewers like ...
    09/6/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Tavis Smiley on the black vote and Donald Trump’s mission statement
    Author and television host Tavis Smiley spoke to Yahoo News and Finance ... s gained because Americans are very clear on what he stands for,” Smiley said. “He’s talking about poverty, about income inequality, and about economic immobility, and ...
    04/4/2016 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • Tavis Smiley Coming To Tulsa For Sankofa Freedom Award
    "Tavis Smiley" on PBS and "The Tavis Smiley Show" from Public Radio International. He's also the author of the best-selling book,"The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto." The book made millions of Americans re-examine their assumptions about ...
    01/25/2016 - 11:58 pm | View Link
  • Sean Hannity Argues With Tavis Smiley And Cornel West About Poverty (VIDEO)
    Sean Hannity welcomed Tavis Smiley and Cornel West onto his program by thanking them for all the times they criticize President Obama. "Welcome back," Hannity said to his guests. "I don't think that we agree often but I do enjoy when both of you criticize ...
    04/25/2012 - 11:44 pm | View Link
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  • Ending Poverty | Tavis Talks
    Video; Audio; Images; Tavis. ... ENDING POVERTY: America’s Silent Spaces will culminate in 2018, ... About the Tavis Smiley Foundation
    09/24/2016 - 3:33 am | View Website
  • The Poverty Tour
    Ending Poverty: America's Silent Spaces. About Us; Get Involved; Town Halls; Share Your Story; Advocacy Toolkit; ... Tavis Smiley + Listen In (Video) Share Your Story ...
    09/22/2016 - 7:18 am | View Website
  • Poverty Prosperity Tavis Smiley | Video |
    Poverty to Prosperity with Tavis Smiley Tavis Smiley moderated a conversation on solutions for restoring America’s prosperity. Topics included the white paper from ...
    09/21/2016 - 12:55 pm | View Website
  • Uncut: Tavis Smiley on poverty in America [Video]
    Bill's unedited interview with Tavis Smiley. Bill's unedited interview with Tavis Smiley. Home. Mail; Flickr; Tumblr; News; Sports; Finance; Celebrity; Answers ...
    09/17/2016 - 4:49 pm | 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 ...
    09/13/2016 - 12:00 pm | View Website
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