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Sunday, February 19, 2006

Check out these authors featured on the Tavis Smiley Show

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

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