On November 29, 2016, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the USC National Association of Black Journalists hosted author, broadcaster, publisher, advocate and philanthropist Tavis Smiley for the Journalism Director's Forum.
Tavis Smiley is currently the host of the late-night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS and The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International (PRI). Smiley has written 21 books, including his memoir, What I Know for Sure: My Story of Growing Up in America, which became a New York Times best seller. TIME magazine has cited Smiley as one of “The World’s 100 Most Influential People,” and he has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Click below for a gallery of photos from the event: