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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2001

    Tavis Knows of What he Speaks

    I bought and read Tavis Smiley's book How to Make Black America Better: Leading African Americans Speak Out, good book Tavis, keep speaking out. It's full of good sound advice for us, as blacks, or any one else that reads the book to think about. The book is nothing but good 'ole advice' like your mother or an older person, from observations, would give to you ......... I don't think Tavis is old, just wise for his years. I have been listening and observing Tavis Smiley for several years, knowing his background, he knows of what he speaks. To those of you that do not know,Tavis Smiley had a life-changing experience when a former U S Senator took time to speak with him personally, instilling confidence and underscoring his potential. That encounter, I understand was the catalyst for a life Tavis Smiley has dedicated to bettering the lives of others through his work as an author and political commentator. Through the Tavis Smiley Foundation, I understand he hosts a series of one-day conferences across the country entitled the Youth to Leaders Program, designed to empower, encourgage and enlighten youth by providing them with critical leadership skills. How to Make Black America Better: Leading African Americans Speak Out, Mr. Smiley knows of what he has written.

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