Princeton University professor Cornel West. (Amanda Lucier/AP)

Smiley will moderate the nationally televised event and West is a panelist along with financial advisor Suze Orman, filmmaker Michael Moore, activist Majora Carter, author Barbara Ehrenreich and others. The speakers will discuss solutions to nation’s poverty crisis.

Media personality Tavis Smiley (The Washington Post).

The original ‘Poverty Tour’ gained a lot of media and public attention, in part because of the criticism leveled at President Obama and his policies in regards to black America.

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