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Oprah Winfrey to Interview Meghan and Harry

The 90-minute “Oprah With Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special” will air March 7, CBS announced Monday.

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Oprah Winfrey Places Breonna Taylor Billboards

Billboards demanding justice for Breonna Taylor will go up in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky thanks to Orpah Winfrey.

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Oprah Winfrey To Launch Live Virtual Experience On Wellness

During the four-week virtual experiences, Winfrey will tackle topics like self-care during the pandemic, connecting in relationships while social distancing, committing to a healthy lifestyle and more.

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Oprah Winfrey Donates $13 Million To Morehouse College

“I was really surprised to learn that it’s been 30 years since I made that $12 million donation to Morehouse, so today, I’d like to add $13 million to that.” 

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Oprah Winfrey Makes More Than $1M Donation To UNCF

The UNCF is a college scholarship organization, that is currently “serving as the nation’s leading advocate for the importance of minority education and community engagement.” They stand by their mission statement that “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”

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Oprah Winfrey Launching Wellness Arena Tour In Early 2020

During her upcoming tour, Winfrey will talk about her wellness journey with attendees and help develop their 2020 action plan. She will also share the latest in wellness research and interactive workbook exercises.

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Oprah Winfrey Gets Emotional At Hollywood Empowerment Event

“I was told by my news director and the general manager that because I was a single woman who didn’t have a mortgage and didn’t have kids, I wasn’t entitled to earn as much as the man sitting next to me,” Winfrey said. “They didn’t know my value but I knew my value.”

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Oprah Winfrey To Host ‘After Neverland’ Special

Oprah Winfrey will host a special following the upcoming HBO documentary, “Leaving Neverland.”

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Oprah Gives Grants To ‘Home’ Cities During Pandemic

She announced Wednesday that her Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation will donate money to organizations dedicated to helping underserved communities in Chicago; Baltimore; Nashville, Tennessee; Milwaukee; and Kosciusko, Mississippi, where she was born.

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Allison’s Timeline: 3/2 – Oprah Loses Footing Over Balance

The media mogul, 66, took a nasty tumble at the Forum arena Saturday during her “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus” while ironically talking about “balance.”

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Allison’s Timeline: 2/7 – Oprah Comes to Gayle’s Defense

Gayle’s best friend — was just brought to tears talking about the situation.

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Michelle Obama, J. Lo To Join Oprah On Wellness Tour

“Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus” will also include guest appearances from Jennifer Lopez, Dwayne Johnson, Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kate Hudson.

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Oprah To Speak At Upcoming Toni Morrison Tribute

Morrison, known for novels such as “Beloved” and “The Bluest Eye,” died in August at age 88.

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Tyler Perry Christens New Studio With Help Of Oprah, Others

“I think it’s pivotal in everything that we’ve done, everything that we’re doing still, that we continue to try to motivate and inspire people,” Perry told The Associated Press as he shook hands with well-wishers.

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Winfrey Picks Ta-Nehisi Coates Novel For Her Book Club

“I was just as surprised as anybody. I pretty much write for myself and the only people I think about are my wife and my editor,” says Coates, whose novel is her latest book club pick. “I was really happy (about the news from Winfrey). But I think the most encouraging part was that she’s a reader. It was clear from the conversation that she’s a reader. This is not a marketing ploy. There’s nothing to be cynical about.”

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En Vogue, DC Arts Festival and Watching Oprah

Music and culture are the highlights of the weekend here in the DMV

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Oprah And Prince Harry Create Documentary About Mental Health

“Our hope is that it will have an impact on reducing the stigma and allowing people to know that they are not alone, allowing people to speak up about it and being able to identify it for themselves and in their friends,” Winfrey said.

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Oprah, Spielberg Help Apple Launch New Streaming Service

“I’m joining forces with Apple,” declared Winfrey. “They’re in a billion pockets, y’all.”

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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Book Tour Kicked Off In Chicago; Oprah Moderated Conversation

“Becoming” describes Obama’s upbringing on Chicago’s South Side and her transition to college at Princeton University. As she does in her book, she recounted Tuesday being raised in a family that struggled economically — but with parents who encouraged her to be successful.

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Star Of ‘Welcome To Sweetie Pies’ Charged In Nephew’s Killing

Both Norman and the victim, who was Robbie Montgomery’s grandson, appeared on “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” which ran for five seasons on the Oprah Winfrey Network starting in 2011, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Before opening the restaurant, Robbie Montgomery was a backup singer for Ike and Tina Turner.

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Stedman Graham Visits Prison For Leadership Talk To Inmates

Before meeting his longtime partner, megastar Oprah Winfrey, Stedman Graham worked as a guard in a Chicago prison — and on Wednesday, for the first time in about 40 years, he entered prison again to speak to inmates about finding your purpose no matter where you are.

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Michelle Obama’s Memoir ‘Becoming’ Sells 10 Million Copies

Obama has sold out multiple arenas for her international book tour. She has been interviewed onstage by Oprah Winfrey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Reese Witherspoon and former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, and many others.

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Ruth E. Carter Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Motown Legend Stevie Wonder Plans To Expatriate to Ghana

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The Sweet Rise of ‘Queen Sugar’ Director Cierra Glaude

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Facebook Building Their Own Version of Clubhouse?

This won’t be the first time Facebook copied an idea.
Facebook, who owns Instagram, copied Snapchat by creating Instagram Stories.
What do you think of a Facebook version of Clubhouse?

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Young Laureate Delivers Inaugural Poem

22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman delivered a passionate address at the inaugural.

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Forbes List of Most Powerful Women of 2020

Forbes has released their list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

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Petri Hawkins Byrd Deliberates On Life After ‘Judge Judy’

At 62, Byrd considers the world his oyster as he moves into a new chapter: He sings, has film and TV credits and is also focused on building a following for his own Instagram Live show that he hosts with his wife, titled “Bonding with Byrd.”

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Face Mask Makeup With Derrick Rutledge, NASCAR’s Rajah Caruth

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HBO Max Set For May 27 Launch, Initial Lineup Announced

WarnerMedia had earlier said HBO Max would debut sometime in May, and it stuck to those plans Tuesday even if some of its planned programming has already been postponed due to the outbreak.

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DJ D-Nice Unites During The Pandemic, One Beat At A Time

“When I started shouting them out, one of my friends told me that they were playing the audio in the emergency room to uplift patients and the spirits,” he said. “Sometimes that’s all it takes to just lift someone’s spirit. And this is a beautiful thing to experience.”

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Black In Space

By Jacquie Gales Webb

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#IStandWithGayle: King Receives Support Following Death Threats

#IStandWithGayle trends after many women of color stand up for King’s integrity as a journalist.

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AMPM Entertainment Report: 2/7 – Erykah Badu Is Selling Her Scent

“I Took My Panties, Cut Them Up & Burned Them”

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‘The Color Purple’ Returning To Theaters This Month

After 35 years of success, fans can relive the experience all over again.

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At Sundance, An Annual Rebirth For American Movies

This year’s festival, in Park City, Utah, is not only its most inclusive edition yet — 44% of its 118 feature-length films were directed or co-directed by women, 34% were directed or co-directed by a person of color — but features a dynamic slate of proudly unconventional narrative and documentary films.

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Booker Ends Presidential Bid After Polling, Money Struggles

“Our campaign has reached the point where we need more money to scale up and continue building a campaign that can win — money we don’t have, and money that is harder to raise because I won’t be on the next debate stage and because the urgent business of impeachment will rightly be keeping me in Washington,” he said.

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Top Albums Of 2019: Ari Lennox And Summer Walker

The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu

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Eddie Murphy, Lizzo To Appear On ‘SNL’

Saturday  Night Live tweeted their lineup for December shows. Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Dababy, and Eddie Murphy will appear for the upcoming shows.

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OWN Joins Initiative To Bring More Diversity To Advertising

“It’s a beautiful moment in media when national blue-chip brands support a deliberate intention to engage with Black women and boldly declare that not only do we see her, but we celebrate her.”

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Democratic Presidential Debate To Be Held At Tyler Perry Studios

“With people of color being the cornerstone of the Democratic Party, Atlanta remains set to provide a large portion of votes for our eventual nominee,” Mayor Bottoms said in her pitch.

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A Look Inside Tyler Perry Studios

The 330 acre film studio consist of sound studios, a white house, a hospital set and a long list of other notable features. This studio location carries great significance as it formally served as a Confederate Army Base.

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ESSENCE And Pepsi’s ‘She Got Now’ Celebrates HBCU Women

“As today’s student body builds upon this legacy, we are excited to continue to empower the next group of emerging leaders.”

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‘David Makes Man’ Explores The Power Of A Teen’s Imagination

“It was the first time honestly that I actually heard my own internal thoughts through somebody else,” said Jordan, who is a co-executive producer of the series through his Outlier Society Productions company along with Winfrey.

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Barack Obama, Beyonce, Others React To Toni Morrison’s Death

“Toni Morrison was a national treasure. Her writing was not just beautiful but meaningful — a challenge to our conscience and a call to greater empathy. She was as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page. And so even as Michelle and I mourn her loss and send our warmest sympathies to her family and friends, we know that her stories — that our stories — will always be with us, and with those who come after, and on and on, for all time.” — former President Barack Obama, via Twitter.

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Toni Morrison Was A ‘Literary Mother’ To Countless Writers

“The thing that has always drawn me to Sula is that she is extremely complicated,” says Flournoy, whose novel “The Turner House” was a National Book Award finalist in 2015, “and the narrative doesn’t make any excuses for her bad behavior, or ever make her less worthy.”

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Black Women’s Roundtable

Women’s panel addresses trending social issues

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Apple Belatedly Jumps Into The Streaming TV Business

The company also unveiled a news subscription service that will give customers access to roughly 300 magazines and a few major newspapers for $10 a month. And it announced a new branded credit card.

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Ava DuVernay’s New Romantic Series Headed To OWN

“OWN is home,” said DuVernay. “I’m honored to create television for a network headed by an artist with spectacular vision and unbridled passion for the stories that we want to tell.”

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