This week on The Tavis Smiley Show


Trita Parsi

Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council and author of the book, ‘Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Iran, Israel and the United States,’ analyses the reasons behind the Trump administration’s controversial travel ban.

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Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin

The parents of Trayvon Martin -- Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin discuss their new book, ‘Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin’, and reflect on how their lives have changed since their son’s tragic death, five years ago.

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David Oyelowo

David Oyelewo talks about his latest movie, ‘A United Kingdom’. It’s based on the true story of the marriage between first President of Botswana, Seretse Kharma and a white British woman, Ruth Williams -- and the controversy their union created in apartheid-era world.

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Quote of the week

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