Ngozi Taylor

ON THE WEB: Tavis Smiley

On July 28, Tavis Smiley came to the Barnes & Noble at the Grove in Los Angeles to promote his new book, Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson’s Last Days. Minutes before his discussion of the book in front of attendees, I sat down with him and asked him a few questions about his book and his thoughts about the controversial presidential election currently taking place. What was his motivation?   What can readers expect to read about that they haven’t heard about on television?   What if it was a miracle that Michael Jackson made