Lee Daniels' The Butler is some serious, probably effective Oscar bait. It is also -- these things so often go together -- audience-pandering History Lite.
How would you be living your life today if you hadn't been able to speak until you were almost 4 years old and your teachers said you "would never amo...
It's comfy to repeat the same old sob story where your ex sucks and you don't. However, you are better than that. You don't need to put anyone down in order to lift yourself higher. Know that life is more rewarding when you aren't looking for the fault in others.
Let's cast our gaze outward rather than inward. Let's look at the what the world expects of us and let's see what expectations need to change to accommodate our lives and ambitions -- let's not waste more time figuring out how better to contort ourselves.
This post is hard for me to write as a woman, because to be candid I am still in shock. If you heard the audio tape of actress Rae Dawn Chong's open...
My audience is small, my contacts miniscule, my influence apparently negligible. If these accomplished and influential people can't change the world fast enough, why do I think I can make a difference?
Whoever the woman was who influenced you the most, remember her, carry her in your heart and pass on the light she shared with you to another.
India.Arie's fifth studio album, SongVersation, creates a conversation rarely heard in popular music today with such finesse and elegance.
Real success looks like you. Real success is you doing what you are meant to do in this world. Fulfilling the purpose that fires up your belly. It is doing what you are great at and having a blast doing it.
I'm beginning to really love who I am. I can honestly say that I never felt that way before. In fact, it was impossible for me. You can't truly love yourself if you haven't forgiven those who have hurt you so badly.
Beginning next week, the first 40 episodes of the online versions of All My Children and One Life to Live that have been playing since late April on Hulu, HuluPlus and iTunes will run in afternoon time periods on OWN.
Sitting in a New Delhi restaurant a few years ago, our Indian tour guide told us that his daughter was living in New York, which is where we live. He ...
In 2001, Marga had a life-changing experience when she had to leave behind her native Romania to bring her seriously ill newborn baby to the United States for treatment.
Rochelle Behrens set out in 2011 to fix a common problem for women in the corporate world: gaping shirts; a problem she herself faced. Her company, The Shirt by Rochelle Behrens, was thus born. Here are her answers to my most pressing questions about button-down shirts.
When I was younger and a great deal more green behind the ears, a very successful and wise gentleman offered me this bit of advice. He said, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going!"
In 1963, in the heyday of the civil rights movement, at the initiative of President Kennedy, the idea that was to become "A Better Chance" was born.