- Our World Season 5
- Our world
Tavis Smiley Defends His Criticism of President Obama
Tavis Smiley, host of the Tavis Smiley on PBS, who recently published his new book, "Fail Up," talks about his challenges, his career and his responsibility to the black community. Our discussion looks at Gender Justice and the struggle to keep men and women equal on all levels. Our panellist include: Byron Hurt, gender activist and filmmaker and director of "Soul Food Junkies"; Salamishah Tillet, Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania; and Akiba Solomon, columnist at Colorlines.com. From there, we profile Leshell Hatley, a teacher who makes learning math, science and technology fun with Robotics.