Tavis Smiley: Holding Barack Obama 'Accountable'

In our ongoing video series Bookmark, The Root talks to authors to find out the personal stories behind their talked-about books. Here, Tavis Smiley reveals the nail-biting process of preparing completely different versions of his new book, Accountable: Making America As Good As Its Promise. And of course, he promises to hold President Obama's feet to the fire and make sure other Americans do, too. 

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In our ongoing video series Bookmark, The Root talks to authors to find out the personal stories behind their talked-about books. Here, Tavis Smiley reveals the nail-biting process of preparing completely different versions of his new book, Accountable: Making America As Good As Its Promise. And of course, he promises to hold President Obama's feet to the fire and make sure other Americans do, too. 

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