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Ananda Lewis Featured in OWN TV’s “Rebuilding Black Wall Street.”

The Tulsa Race Massacre was an eighteen-hour ordeal occurring from May 31 through June 1, 1921. The mostly Black neighborhood of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma was attacked by a white mob, destroying homes and businesses. Between 150 and 300 people lost their lives in one of the most heinous acts of racial violence in United States history.

‘All Rise’ for Actress Simone Missick

In the opening scene for the third season of “All Rise,” we believe Lola Carmichael (played by Simone Missick) has lost her election and her seat as a judge only to reveal that she actually won.

Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant — a new series to discuss fear in Coronavirus pandemic America

You must know by now that Oprah Winfrey cares deeply about our mental and spiritual health. She and her creative team work passionately to provide safe spaces for exploration and deep and lasting healing. One of the greatest examples of this is introducing the world to Iyanla Vanzant (OWN’s hit series “Iyanla: Fix My Life”), the soulful inspirational speaker who champions getting to the root of the problem. 

Essence Atkins Brings the Drama to OWN’s ‘AMBITIONS’

It might be premature to state this but I think OWN’S “AMBITION” will be a very successful and long-running series for the network. One of the reasons I offer this opinion so boldly is because the series deals with love, money, ambition, and betrayal all being played out by characters that we all know or dare I offer this, characters that we might ourselves become if faced with the same circumstances. Money and power are always alluring and when combined are intoxicating and addictive.

A Sold-Out Crowd Gathered to Honor African Americans In The LGBTQ+ Community

The black-tie affair honored African American, trailblazing men and women whose personal and professional accomplishments have positively impacted the perception and image of the Black LGBTQ+ community. The Truth Awards embodies the belief that members of the Black LGBTQ+ community and its allies who embrace and live their truth should be recognized and honored.  In addition, BBLA awarded $13,000 in scholarships to college-bound students Julian Roberson, Algernon Jackson, and Moses Hinton.

Award-Winning Actress Angela Bassett Received the “Icon Award” at  Hollywood Confidential

Brand Maverick Entertainment (BME) president and event series creator, Steve Jones (Producer of OWN’s “Black Love,” “Motherly Love”) moderated a conversation with award-winning actress Angela Bassett (“911,” “Black Panther,” “Waiting to Exhale,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It”) who received the “Icon Award” at the 10th installment of Hollywood Confidential on Monday, October 8, 2018 at the The Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, CA in partnership with Essence Magazine.