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It’s not often that an actor expresses regret about taking an Oscar-nominated role, but that’s exactly what Viola Davis did in a recent interview with the New York Times.

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A Washington judge has denied Tavis Smiley’s request that PBS hand over documents from as far back as […]

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Beleaguered broadcaster Tavis Smiley is having a hard time defending himself against sexual misconduct allegations that prompted PBS to drop his show, according to a published report. He is also having difficulty obtaining documents he believes could support his claims that the network is racially hostile, the report says. Smiley cannot force the public television […]

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The indignantly distressed former PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley is not faring well in his legal battle against PBS, the network which released him from his contract in December 2017 over allegations of sexual misconduct.

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PBS responds to Tavis Smiley's breach of contract lawsuit by releasing the details of the sexual misconduct allegations and witness accounts

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Tavis Smiley is now suing PBS over their decision to fire him after allegations of sexual misconduct emerged against him last year. Smiley has defended himself against the claims that the host behaved inappropriately and that women he dated had feared for their jobs. “I’ve spent the bulk of my career in public media, so […]

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Here are eight Black people who went and showed their entire behinds to the world and as such, are forever banned from the cookout.

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I want to hear HOW this hot mess of an idea was even pitched let alone received a green-light to move forward.

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley’s talk show […]

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All right, kiddos. All good things must come to an end. This is the last day of Daily Dose. I’ll be switching gears to a different role involving some new things. It’s been a fun ride, y’all. See you on the radio. If your instastory looks like this – – – – – – – […]

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Well, what a day. Our president, John Skipper, stepped down, noting his own substance abuse issues as the reason. The Undefeated does not exist without Skipper, which is a plain fact. Going to miss that guy. pic.twitter.com/I2N7LqzQsD — Aesthetics + Art (@passionfuI) December 9, 2017 Tavis Smiley is fighting back. The longtime PBS host, who […]

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Walmart suspends ties with Tavis Smiley after sexual misconduct allegations. (Source: AP) Russell Simmons agreed […]

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The now embattled talk show host says network 'overreacted' with 'sloppy investigation'

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Tavis Smiley’s show suspended by PBS amid sexual misconduct allegations.(Source:ABS) Russell Simmons maintains all ‘Relations […]

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In a letter published by Time magazine, Tavis Smiley offered both his thanks and critique to the outgoing president.

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“Mr. Smiley, do you believe that given the crisis state of our democracy, we black […]

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In a piece for Time magazine, Tavis Smiley describes the moment a student asked him if black people could ever find ourselves enslaved again.

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Kanye West Speaking about his frequent foil, President Obama, in a June 2014 interview, West […]

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