Oprah Winfrey is hoping to duplicate the branding success she has had with Weight Watchers by branching out into food! Branded under her own name, O, That’s Good will feature refrigerated soups and side dishes like mashed potatoes with cauliflower mixed in, creamy parmesan pasta with white bean puree and broccoli cheddar soup infused with butternut squash. The […]
HBO has announce the release of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the incredible story of an African American woman whose cervical cancer cells were used for research that ended up revolutionizing the medical world. The film will debut on April 22 and stars Oprah Winfrey, along with Rose Byrne and Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry. Lacks died in 1951 at […]
1924 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher ~ (activist and lawyer) is born in Chickasha, Oklahoma 1944 Harry S. McAlpin ~ becomes the first Black reporter allowed to a White House press conference 1968 Killings during segregation protests ~ Three South Carolina State students are killed during segregation protests in Orangeburg.Students were protesting segregation at a bowling […]
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The contemporary drama “Queen Sugar” chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Saint Josephine, Louisiana: Nova (Rutina Wesley “True Blood”), a world-wide journalist and activist; Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner “Unforgettable”), the savvy wife and manager of an NBA star; and Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe “Awkward”), a formerly incarcerated young father in search […]
For her new family drama on OWN, titled Queen Sugar, DuVernay made it clear that casting minorities in front of and behind the camera was a conscious effort.
In this edition of Love Talking, Erica Campbell talks about an old episode of Oprah that she caught, in which she was talking about why it’s important to be a good listener, attributing that to why people enjoy talking to her. She says that although it can be difficult sometimes to refrain from interrupting someone […]
News broke today that Jennifer Lopez has landed a big role in an upcoming HBO films production, The Cocaine Godmother, in which she will play one of the most powerful cartel leaders ever, Griselda Blanco. Lopez admitted she has long had a fascination with Blanco, who did her part to revolutionize the cocaine trade in the US during the 70’s […]
Oprah’s Greenleaf, the new original church drama debuts tonight. From award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (Lost, Six Feet Under, Brothers & Sisters), Greenleaf transports viewers to Memphis, Tennessee, and introduces them to the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling mega-church. Born of the church, the Greenleaf family love and care for each other, […]