Oprah Winfrey

Social Media Responds to Yung Miami Saying She Wants to Be “The Black Oprah”

In an interview with XXL, Yung Miami declared that she wants to be "The Black Oprah," taking podcast Caresha Please… Read More

September 28, 2022

N.O.R.E. Denies That Twitter Rant Was Aimed at Cardi B

On Wednesday, N.O.R.E. had a rant on Twitter questioning if some hip-hop artists were "for the culture" if they did… Read More

May 27, 2022

Toni Morrison’s Novel ‘Sula’ Will Be Turned Into an HBO Series

The 1973 Toni Morrison novel Sula will be honored with a limited series on HBO, created, written and executive-produced by Shannon… Read More

May 10, 2022

Adele Will Be the Only Artist to Sell One Million Copies in the U.S.

Debuting at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 last month, Adele album 30 crosses the one million mark in the U.S.… Read More

December 8, 2021

Damon Weaver, The Youngest Person to Ever Interview Barack Obama, Dies at 23

Damon Weaver was studying communications at Albany State University. In 2009 Damon Weaver, then an 11-year-old aspiring journalist, made headlines… Read More

May 17, 2021

Oprah Winfrey, Nicole Hannah-Jones Set to Adapt ‘The 1619 Project’ Into Lionsgate Film, TV Series & More

Nicole Hannah-Jones will serve as a producer for the forthcoming portfolio of feature films, television series and more. Oprah Winfrey,… Read More

July 8, 2020

Oprah Releases a Statement Slamming Fake Claims of Arrest for Sex Trafficking

The media mogul's name began trending on Twitter late yesterday evening. Yesterday evening Oprah’s name began trending on Twitter, the… Read More

March 18, 2020

Oprah Says Russell Simmons Pressured Her To Withdraw From Sexual Assault Doc About Him

Oprah recently removed herself from the documentary after citing creative differences with its directors. After recently leaving the upcoming documentary… Read More

January 17, 2020

Tyler Perry Opens the Country’s Largest Studio Lot in Atlanta

Perry's 330-acre space is the first ever black-owned studio lot in the US. Tyler Perry gathered the biggest A-list stars… Read More

October 7, 2019

Georgia Voters Receive Racist Robocall Calling Oprah A “Magical Negro,” Stacey Abrams A “Poor Man’s Aunt Jemima”

  A racist robocall recently hit Georgia ahead of the last days of the campaign for governor between Democrat Stacey Abrams… Read More

November 5, 2018

Remember When ‘The Boondocks’ Predicted A 2020 Oprah Presidency?

Following her show stealing speech during this year's Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey became a trending topic on social media… Read More

January 10, 2018

Year of Firsts in Black Entertainment

2017 showed why black people are coming for all the awards, titles and accolades, don’t plan on stopping anytime soon.… Read More

December 22, 2017

‘Henrietta Lacks’ Star Kyanna Simone Simpson Talks Meeting Oprah, First Audition Moments + More [Interview]

The film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks premiering on HBO at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 22, offers a poignant… Read More

April 22, 2017

Barry Jenkins To Adapt Colson Whitehead’s Best-Selling Novel ‘The Underground Railroad’ As A Limited Series

What's next? That's the question on everyone's mind after director Barry Jenkins won a Best Picture Oscar for his masterpiece,… Read More

March 2, 2017

Oprah Winfrey To Join ’60 Minutes’ As Special Contributor

Oprah Winfrey has gotten a promotion. The talk show host, actress and overall media mogul will be serving as a… Read More

January 31, 2017

Ava DuVernay, Van Jones Discuss ’13th’ Film, Donald Trump

Photo by Eric Charbonneau This past Sunday Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Van Jones got together to discuss DuVernay's documentary 13th and… Read More

January 17, 2017