Oprah Winfrey

Two Black women in black dresses stand behind Black girl in black dress in front of light blue background on magazine cover with yellow and white text

Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Storm Reid Rule New Essence Magazine Cover

“A Wrinkle in Time” director DuVernay: “This is me trying to make us in a way we haven’t been rendered in film before…” 

Black woman in black glasses and dress smiles and holds gold award statue behind black microphone and stand and in front of blue screen with gold circles

Oprah Winfrey's Speech, Time's Up Solidarity Rule at 75th Golden Globes

Messages of change and equity loomed large at the first major entertainment awards show after the rise of #MeToo.

Black woman stands in black blouse and pants with white shirt in front of gold background with black insignia and text

Golden Globes Honors Oprah Winfrey With Cecil B. DeMille Award

Winfrey is the first Black woman to receive the honor, which the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will present to her at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.

Black man in black suit with white shirt behind black microphone in front of grey and black and blue background

OWN Greenlights 'Moonlight' Co-Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney-Created Drama

The coming-of-age series will draw from McCraney’s youth and follow a 14-year-old boy balancing family pressure and personal trauma while trying to escape poverty.

Black woman in blue eye makeup and gold eyebrow jewelry and grey outfit in front of blurry brown background

Oprah Winfrey and Co. Travel the Cosmos in 'A Wrinkle in Time' Trailer

Ava DuVernay lifted the hood on her Disney adaptation of the 1963 fantasy novel with a new trailer and behind-the-scenes photos.

Black woman in yellow dress and red hat in front of Black background

Your Henrietta Lacks Reading List

Join the conversation surrounding the premiere of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” with these articles and books that illuminate the history and legacy of the uncompensated foremother of modern health research.

Black woman holding brown rifle and brown-and-grey axe while wearing brown coat and white shirt against brown and green foliage

WATCH: Harriet Tubman Confronts Slave Catchers in New 'Underground' Promo

Season two of WGN’s antebellum drama about runaway slaves premieres March 8.

Gloria Naylor in orange outfit and head wrap with brown blurry background

The World Mourns Loss of Gloria Naylor

The New York Times confirmed yesterday that the celebrated author of ”The Women of Brewster Place” died on September 28 at the age of 66.

Natalie Baszile, wearing all white, speaks onstage during a "Queen Sugar" screening

'Queen Sugar' Author Natalie Baszile on Planting Sugar Cane, Riding a Zydeco Trail and Blessing the TV Remix

Before OWN made TV magic, her words told the struggle, beauty and realness of one fictional family that feels like many real ones.

Ava DuVernay, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Oprah Winfrey, Kofi Siribo and Rutina Wesley pose at a "Queen Sugar" premiere

Beautiful, Brilliant 'Queen Sugar' Is Sure To Make You Ugly-Cry

Ava DuVernay’s new OWN TV series is a technical masterwork—and one of the biggest tearjerkers since Mister pulled Nettie and Celie apart.

Two Black women hug on the cover of a magazine

Ava and Oprah Are Tired of 'Diversity' Talk

In their The Hollywood Reporter cover story, the duo opens up about inclusion and why it’s important to show Black people’s humanity on screen.

Ava DuVernay in black dress with teal background

Ava DuVernay is First Black Woman to Direct a $100 Million Film

The “Selma” director is one of only three women to direct a live-action film with a sky-high budget.

actors in white clothing, in front of grey sky

Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar' Gets Second Season Order, New Trailer

The first season of DuVernay’s family drama series will premiere on OWN this September. 

Black man and two Black women dressed in white sitting at a graveside funeral service

WATCH: New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar'

The hour-long family drama is set to debut on OWN this September.

Michelle Obama in White House, brown dress, white furnishings in background

WATCH: Michelle Obama's Star-Studded 'The United State of Women' Video

Laverne Cox, Kerry Washington, Oprah and more appear in the video announcing the June 14 The United State of Women Summit.

OITNB Star Danielle Brooks to Co-Star With Jennifer Hudson In Broadway's "The Color Purple"

Brooks will have one tough act to follow in the role of Sofia, who was played by Oprah Winfrey in the film version.

Ava DuVernay to Direct New Drama Series for Oprah's Network

Production will begin later this year.

Peggy Noland's Naked Oprah Dress All About Black Women as Objects

And she’s not concerned about it.

Oprah Gets Apology for Racist Incident in Switzerland

The Swiss tourism office has apologized to Oprah, who was recently prevented from buying a pricey handbag in Zurich that was ‘too expensive’ for her.

Oprah Really, Really Loves Her Some Tyler Perry

Bad black television is coming more frequently to a household near you.