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Why Oprah Winfrey Is No Longer Using the Word 'Diversity'
Oprah Winfrey and movie director Ava DuVernay tackled sensitive topics in this week's issue of the Hollywood Reporter , saying they're more focused on "inclusion" than "diversity." DuVernay told the publication that she's become weary of the term "diversity." "We aren't sitting around talking about
Rich Season of Fiction Expected This Fall
Fall is the time for "big books," and some of the top fiction authors from around the world have new works coming, including Ian McEwan, Zadie Smith, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Rabih Alameddine, Emma Donoghue, Jonathan Safran Foer and Michael Chabon
Strait Talk from Cleveland
Matt Dowd and LZ Granderson get a shape-up and talk RNC headlines at B Loft Studio 28 in Cleveland, OH.
Oprah Winfrey Reveals She Has No Regrets About Leaving Iconic Talk Show
Whether in front of the camera or behind the scenes, Oprah Winfrey never seems to escape the spotlight. This fall would have marked the 30th anniversary of her iconic talk show. But years after deciding to leave "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to pursue the OWN network , the television and entertainment
'Greenleaf' Star Merle Dandridge 'Dropped the Phone' After Hearing From Oprah Winfrey
Merle Dandridge had a “drop the phone” moment upon finding out she had scored a meeting with Oprah Winfrey after auditioning for a role in Winfrey’s new show, “Greenleaf.” Dandridge, 41, said she had never even met Winfrey, the show’s executive producer, before auditioning for the part of Grace
Why Carl Lewis believes he can help save track and field
HOUSTON -- Standing prominently inside the University of Houston athletic department's Hall of Honor is a life-size bronze statue of Carl Lewis, the figure dressed in a USA track uniform with four Olympic medals draped around the neck. Given Lewis' glorious achievements -- "One of the greatest
5 Reasons to Watch Oprah Winfrey's New Series 'Greenleaf'
It's taken more than five years, but the Oprah Winfrey Network is finally in the business of scripted television. Tonight, the OWN network will debut a dramatic new series called "Greenleaf." The soap opera centers around a daughter's return to her family's Memphis megachurch empire, it features
Oprah Winfrey Through the Years
A look back at the American icon's role as journalist, actress, humanitarian, talk show host and spokesperson.
Oprah Winfrey on Living Her ‘Best Life’, New TV Drama ‘Greenleaf’
Oprah Winfrey is an entrepreneur, talk show queen, magazine publisher and founder of the OWN television network, but she is also Academy Award-nominated actress, and she’s returning to television in the new drama series, “Greenleaf. ” Premiering next week on OWN, the series tells the story of the