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Host of NPR's The Tavis Smiley Show, Tavis Smiley

Host of NPR's The Tavis Smiley Show, Tavis Smiley. His new book, Keeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing, and Hope from Black America (Doubleday), is a collection of personal narratives by ordinary African Americans. Smiley also provides commentary twice a week on ABC Radio's The Tom Joyner Morning Show. And he's a contributor for CNN and a contributing correspondent on ABC's Primetime.

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