Tavis Smiley showcased several interesting guests this past week in celebration of Black History Month. Their recent publications touch on topics that cover a broad range of topics in the African-American experience—from the historical to current events. Each episode, this month carries a segment which focuses on an aspect of the African-American experience.
From Slavery to Freedom—John Hope Franklin
Creating Black Americans, African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present—Dr. Nell Irvin Painter
The Forgotten Fifth—Gary Nash
Hokum, An Anthology of African-American Humor—Paul Beatty
We Who Are Dark—Dr. Tommie Shelby