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Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ Trailer Is Here

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The first teaser for Ava DuVernay’s upcoming OWN series has arrived and from the looks of it, we’re in for the ride of a lifetime. Based on the Natalie Baszile novel, Queen Sugar tells the story of the Bordelon siblings, who are dealing with a...

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...

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...

Tyrese & Rev Run Want You to Know ‘It’s Not You, It’s Men’ In New OWN Talk Show

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Are you ready for more of Rev Run’s wisdom? Well, the Run DMC vet has teamed up with his good friend Tyrese to give women advice on love, sex, and relationships in their new OWN talk show, “It’s Not You, It’s Men.” Intrigued? Here’s how the press...

Open Thread: Majority of the Top Level Executives at ‘OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’ Are White, Should That Matter?

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Oprah Winfrey is one of the richest women in the world, and her OWN network has seemingly found its niche. By niche, I mean catering to the Tyler Perry and Iyanla Vanzant audience. But did you know, only two of the 13 top level executives...

“So, What Are You?” The Question Light-Skinned Black Women Say They’re Always Asked

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  There’s a safety in being able to categorize you or categorize a person” “You can assign all of your preconceived ideas about who this person is: the type of person they are, what kind of behavior you can expect from them — only if...