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Raven-Symoné on OWN “Light Girls” Doc: ‘I Used to Tan 3-4 Times a Week to Get Darker’

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Raven-Symoné is sharing her personal ‘light girl’ story for the upcoming Light Girls documentary appearing on OWN January 19th. Light Girls, the sequel to Bill Duke’s 2011 documentary, Dark Girls, addresses both the privileges and disadvantages of having lighter skin in the Black community and...

Bill Duke’s “Light Girls” Documentary Premieres 1/19 on OWN

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“Light Girls” as a study of the advantages and disadvantages of being a light-skinned woman, tackling the question: Does light skin make for an easier life? — Bill Duke The documentary features interviews with celebrities including Soledad O’Brien, Diahann Carroll, India Arie, Iyanla Vanzant, Michaela...

OWN to Honor Dr. Maya Angelou With Special Tribute on Sunday

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The Oprah Winfrey Channel will honor the memory of Dr. Maya Angelou with repeat episodes of Super Soul Sunday, Master Class, and The Oprah Winfrey Show that feature the renowned poet and the network premiere of Oprah Winfrey’s Legend’s Ball. Oprah also releases the follow...

OWN Announces Projects With Toni Braxton & Octavia Spencer

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It looks as though Oprah Winfrey‘s OWN Network is gearing up for a great year of programming. On Wednesday, the network announced its upcoming lineup featuring Toni Braxton, Octavia Spencer, Justin Timberlake and Lady O herself. With its first TV movie, Toni Braxton will star in  “My Name is...