Can Tavis Get Obama to Address Poverty First?

January 8, 2013   // 0 Comments

Tavis Smiley (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment) by Jenée Desmond-Harris, The Root (The Root) -- When we spoke to Tavis Smiley back in September, right in the midst of widespread hand-wringing about his and Cornel West's election-season criticism of President Obama's treatment of the issue of poverty, he made a promise: Regardless of which candidate won the election, Smiley said, he'...

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