THIS ARTICLE HAS LIGHT SPOILERS, BUT SPOILERS NONETHELESS.
One of the fun things about this here semi-charmed life of mine is that over the course of the past, say, 12 years, I’ve had the opportunity to meet more famous folks than I can shake a stick at. At this point, it’s harder for me to remember who all I’ve met; I’ve probably forgotten more folks than I can remember.
Mahisha Dellinger is a study in self-sufficiency. Growing up in the Sacramento, California neighborhood of Meadowview, dubbed “Danger Island” due to its high rates of crime, Dellinger learned early on how to take care of herself. With her mother often working and her older brother entangled in gang culture, Dellinger…
The Bordelon family isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and neither is Queen Sugar. OWN announced Wednesday that it would be picking up the epic family drama for a fourth season—surprising no one, given the show’s dedicated fan base.
Many of us want love to be wrapped up in an attractive package with all the bells, whistles, hugs and kisses. I know I do. Father God, please let my mate be smart, kind, generous, a dreamer but a doer, mentally stable, financially free, an advocate and a consumer of therapy, and also, can he look like Idris Elba,…
I begrudgingly have to admit that Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback I love to hate, is now less hated in the cockles of my heart because of a recent comment Mr. All-American made about the NFL protests.
OWN set up a pink carpet, as opposed to red, for the premiere of the network’s newest show, Love Is ___, on Monday. It’s a romantic dramedy that stars Will Catlett (Black Lightning) and Michele Weaver as Yasir and Nuri respectively, characters based on power couple Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil.
Well, beloveds, here’s an intervention we didn’t see coming: Inspirational speaker, best-selling author, spiritual life coach and New Thought guru Iyanla Vanzant is gearing up to get even more personal with her extensive fan base.
There’s a short clip making the rounds on the interwebs about reality-TV personality Hazel-E getting “schooled” by Iyanla Vanzant, self-proclaimed life fixer, on Vanzant’s television show, Iyanla: Fix My Life.
When Oprah builds it, we all come. She’s got this undeniable Midas touch, which is why we want her to save America by running for president, but we don’t deserve the precious soul that is Oprah as the leader of the free world. In fact, in order for her to keep her limitless effervescence, it’s best that we keep Momma…
Discovery Communications parted with a cool $70 million to buy a majority interest in the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Warning: There will be spoilers. You have been warned. If you haven’t seen it yet, get your life.
A little backstory on how we got to the point where this is even a thing: On Nov. 17, 2016, I wrote a piece called “Queen Sugar Hits This Dad Right in the Feels.” By the end of that day, life was different; anything was possible. The piece published first thing in the morning that day. By 2 p.m., I received a call…
There are spoilers in this piece. Consider yourself warned.
Tarell Alvin McCraney, executive producer and co-writer of Moonlight, is teaming up with Michael B. Jordan for a new drama series based on McCraney’s life, to debut on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN. The drama follows a 14-year-old prodigy from South Florida who must choose between the streets and higher education at the end of…
The first 90 days after being released from incarceration are said to be the hardest. And a new documentary on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN will take a look at the lives of several men and women re-entering the world after being in prison.
Black love is about to get more than hashtaggable attention. Oprah Winfrey’s OWN has decided to make black love into a docuseries of the same name. Winfrey tapped filmmakers Codie Elaine Oliver and Tommy Oliver (The Perfect Guy) and Confluential Films for the new show Black Love.
Last month, Oprah Winfrey told a small group of women attending a Queen Sugar event in Los Angeles that the show isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. And of course, Winfrey kept her word: OWN has renewed the spectacular series for a third season.
When news came that WGN was canceling Underground, fans of the show were in shock, but as the shock wore off, fans and its creator, John Legend, called out to one person to help save the show: Oprah Winfrey. But unfortunately, Winfrey says she can’t bring Underground to OWN.
It looks as though the three Bordelon children in OWN’s Queen Sugar have some major drama brewing in season 2.