Iconic Author Toni Morrison to Star in Luminous New Documentary
“Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am,” in theaters next week, tells the amazing life story of one of the world’s most beloved writers, in her own words.
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…”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WATCH: Harriet Tubman Confronts Slave Catchers in New 'Underground' Promo
Season two of WGN’s antebellum drama about runaway slaves premieres March 8.
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.
'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.
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.
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 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.
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.
WATCH: New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar'
The hour-long family drama is set to debut on OWN this September.
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.