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The Covenant with Black America: Ten Years Later

In 2006, SPEA alum Tavis Smiley—with a team of esteemed contributors—laid out a national plan to address the ten most crucial issues facing African Americans. The Covenant became a No.1 New York Times bestseller, yet the issues persist. Now, in The Covenant with Black America – Ten Years Later (SmileyBooks, 2016), Smiley presents the original action plan alongside new data from SPEA to underscore the work that remains to be done.

IU alumnus Tavis Smiley and SPEA faculty members release new book on plight of black Americans