The Tavis Smiley Show

  • Hosted by Tavis Smiley

Heard exclusively on WCLK on Saturday mornings at 8am, The Tavis Smiley Show is a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight hosted by Tavis Smiley. This hour-long weekly show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations, along with feature reports and regular commentators Cornel West, Connie Rice, Deroy Murdock, Omar Wasow, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, Rachael Ross, Kathryn Lopez, Antonio Gonzalez, Jonathan Walton and George Johnson. Each weekend Tavis engages commentators and guests in substantive and provocative discussions on a wide range of topics including: politics, health, finance, sports, technology and pop culture. An insightful exploration of the issues that matter from fresh, diverse points of view is the show’s hallmark.

Hear Tavis Smiley exclusively on WCLK, Saturday Mornings at 8am.

WCLK is Atlanta's exclusive home of The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International, heard each Saturday morning from 8a-10a after the WCLK Public Affairs Block.

Tavis has a new book out, written in collaboration with David Ritz, called Death of A King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.  This is a work of history and fiction, in which Smiley takes the reader behind the scenes of the tumultuous final year of King's life, when many in the movement began to turn their backs on MLK's anti-war and anti-poverty efforts.

Tavis Smiley is everywhere you look or listen or read these days.  You can hear his public radio show Saturdays from 8a-10a on WCLK.  He's in Atlanta briefly for a book signing and appearance, and stopped by his Atlanta flagship station to chat with Jamal Ahmad about his new book Death of A King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.

WCLK Remembers Nelson Mandela

Dec 7, 2013

WCLK and all of our listeners and members fondly recall the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.  Smiley and West devoted their December 7 program to memories of Mandela, including conversations with Ron Dellums, Maxine Waters, and Afre Woodard.

You can listen to that program on demand by clicking here.