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Why Oprah Winfrey And Ava DuVernay Eliminated The Word ‘Diversity’ From Their Vocabulary

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Oprah Winfrey, much like many of us, was once all for diversity but these days the Media Mogul is shifting the conversation over to inclusion. In a joint Hollywood Reporter interview with Ava DuVernay, who directed the upcoming series Queen Sugar for the OWN network,...

Open Thread: Did You Watch Greenleaf?

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And I will  be the first to say that I did not, because I don’t have cable. But it seemed to be the talk of social media and became a trending topic. The series centers around the unscrupulous world of the ‘Greenleaf’ family and their...

Oprah Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

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‘It’s About Time’ — Oprah Oprah Winfrey is with her. During a recent interview with ET’s Nancy O’Dell Oprah officially endorsed Hillary Clinton as the first female president. “I really believe that is going to happen,” said Winfrey. “It’s about time that we make that decision.” “Regardless...

OWN Is Now The Highest Rated Cable Network Among Black Women

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Oprah’s OWN cable network struggled to find its audience when it first debuted in 2011. Just two months after its launch, The New York Times reported: “OWN, her two-month-old channel, is attracting fewer viewers than the obscure channel it replaced, Discovery Health. At any given...

If You Can Get Past Karrine Steffans Calling Oprah And Maya Angelou Hoes, She Actually Has A Point About Women And Sexuality

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When you come across a headline like “Karrine Steffans Calls Oprah Winfrey A ‘Hoe,’ the knee-jerk reaction is “No She Didn’t!” As in, here’s another ridiculous click-bait title whose article content won’t come anywhere near that of the headline. And then you go to Karrine’s Twitter...

Say What? Oprah Winfrey Gets Mistaken For Whoopi Goldberg On The Oscars Red Carpet

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During last night’s Oscars red carpet coverage, Total Beauty tweeted a photo of Whoopi Goldberg with the caption, “We had no idea @Oprah was #tatted and we love it. #Oscars.” The tweet was immediately flooded with comments from folks cringing at such a large scale...