Tavis Smiley Lands New Show Amid Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Tavis Smiley Lands New Show Amid Sexual Misconduct Accusations

by Jessica Bennett

Tavis Smiley is slowly but surely getting back on his feet after recent sexual assault allegations cost him his job at PBS. The veteran... Read More

Tavis Smiley Admits to Consensual Relationships with Co-Workers; Denies Harassment Allegations

Tavis Smiley Admits to Consensual Relationships with Co-Workers; Denies Harassment Allegations

by Jessica Bennett

Tavis Smiley is just the latest public figure to be accused of sexual harassment, with PBS suspending his nightly talk show soon after allegations... Read More

PBS Suspends ‘Tavis Smiley’ Show Amid Allegations of Misconduct

PBS Suspends ‘Tavis Smiley’ Show Amid Allegations of Misconduct

by Zahara Hill

PBS has indefinitely suspended distribution of the “Tavis Smiley” show. The host of the self-titled series is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct from... Read More

PBS Series Sheds Light on Black Fatherhood in America

PBS Series Sheds Light on Black Fatherhood in America

by Shantell E. Jamison

A new PBS docuseries is seeking to shed light on authentic Black fatherhood. POPS: Fatherhood, the Untold Story is set to premiere on PBS/Indie Lens... Read More

Samantha Montgomery Refuses To Be Defined By Her Struggles In This Exclusive ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’ Clip

Samantha Montgomery Refuses To Be Defined By Her Struggles In This Exclusive ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’ Clip

by Aramide Tinubu

Music can be both therapeutic and revolutionary. For New Orleans native Samantha Montgomery, (or Princess Shaw as she is known on YouTube), music has... Read More

Henry Louis Gates

Culture Moves: Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Explores Africa’s Civilization

by LaToya Cross

The ambition to reach truth about where we come from and then shed that light upon the world is what keeps revered historian Dr.... Read More

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New PBS Documentary Talks Black Path Since MLK Days

by #teamEBONY

Five decades after the tumult of the 1960s, the founding of the Black Panther Party, the Voting Rights Act, and assassinations of Malcolm X,... Read More

August Wilson: He Wrote About the ‘Frustration and the Glory’ of Being Black

New Documentary, August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand, to Air on PBS

by The Root

American Masters—August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand, airing on PBS Feb. 20, gives an inside look at a private man referred to... Read More

The Whiteness Project underscores why there is so little empathy between whites and blacks.

Whiteness Project Shows Disconnect Between Whites, Blacks

by Slate

The interviews for the Whiteness Project—a new series from PBS and documentary filmmaker Whitney Dow—are varied, succinct, and candid. “Because slavery happened, does that... Read More