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This Is How Oprah Winfrey And Ava DuVernay Define Black Lives Matter

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.17.2016 | Black Voices

Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay are aiming to “dismantle” any preconceived notions surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement. During a special jo...

Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar' Renewed For Second Season At OWN

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.03.2016 | Black Voices

Ahead of its series premiere, the Oprah Winfrey Network has renewed its new original series “Queen Sugar” for a second season, EW has confirmed....

What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

Reframing Forgiveness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.

The Way We Dance With Our Judgments Makes A Difference

Emily Madill | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Emily Madill

I use these three powerful questions as a way to check in on my judgments, and to help guide my dance in life. If these ideas resonate, give them a try and see if they make a difference for you.

Father Loss And More

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The father plays a major role in who we are and who we become; his absence may occupy the center stage of a person's life.

The Trailer For Ava DuVernay's New Show 'Queen Sugar' Is Everything

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.23.2016 | Black Voices

The trailer for Ava DuVernay's forthcoming television series "Queen Sugar" just dropped and, unsurprisingly, it looks amazing. DuVernay, best known f...


Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network You heard right- Oprah Winfrey has added an addictive new show to her network OWN. Titled Greenleaf after the...

Make Your Own Trump At Home!

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 05.11.2016 | Comedy

Did you ever want to ruin the Republican party at home? NOW YOU CAN! Cook up your very own Donald Trump by following this VERY easy how-to! Thanks to ...

Tribeca Film Festival Audiences Love OWN's New Show, but will the Black Church?: Oprah Winfrey Talks Greenleaf

RaVal Davis | Posted 04.27.2016 | Entertainment
RaVal Davis

Last Wednesday I had the absolute pleasure of being in the presence of the mighty O--that's right Oprah and her all-star cast of OWN's newest addition...

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

How Sheri Salata, Oprah's Longtime Producer, Built Her Dream Company

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Sheri Salata has been working for Oprah Winfrey for more than two decades, so she knows for a fact that the media mogul's famous slogan, "Live your be...

The Two-For-One Move That Tones Abs And Arms At The Same Time

OWN | Ashley Hamilton | Posted 03.21.2016 | OWN

For sculpted arms and toned abs, fitness instructor and celebrity trainer Amy Dixon has the mother of all moves. "The wood chop is the number one exer...

'Rico Suave' Singer: 'I Knew I Was A Dirtbag'

OWN | Ashley Hamilton | Posted 03.21.2016 | OWN

At the height of his fame, Gerardo Mejía was touring the world behind his number one hit “Rico Suave.” Taking advantage of his celebrity status, ...

Carla Hall Had A Surprising Career Before 'Top Chef' Fame

OWN | Ashley Hamilton | Posted 03.18.2016 | OWN

Fans of "Top Chef" and "The Chew" know Carla Hall for her cooking skills and her energetic personality. However, Carla says there's one thing most peo...

Naomi Judd: Wynonna and I Haven’t Seen Each Other Much

OWN | Ashley Hamilton | Posted 03.17.2016 | OWN

There are few country music duos more legendary than The Judds. Ever since the mother-daughter act first walked into the spotlight in the 1980s, fans ...

The Wise Philosophy That Made Jay Z So Successful

OWN | Ashley Hamilton | Posted 03.17.2016 | OWN

To make it big in the entertainment industry, you have to stand out. Arguably no one knows this more than legendary record producer L.A. Reid, who has...

The Real Reason Teller Doesn’t Speak During His Magic Act

OWN | Ashley Hamilton | Posted 03.17.2016 | OWN

For more than 40 years, legendary entertainers Penn & Teller have been performing their magic act for audiences, and they currently headline one of th...

You Won't Believe What Cousin Oliver Looks Like Today

OWN | Ashley Hamilton | Posted 03.15.2016 | OWN

During the last season of the iconic family sitcom "The Brady Bunch," the producers tried to freshen up the storylines by introducing a new character:...

Janet Mock Asks 'Who Am I To Me?' In Powerful New Clip

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices

"Who am I to me?" - Janet Mock on Oprah's Super Soul SessionssPeople from all walks of life often ask me: How do I live a more authentic life? I say w...

'The Rock' Opens Up About His Battle With Depression

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.18.2015 | OWN

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson recently shared some inspiring words to encourage others battling with depression. "I found that, with depression, one of th...

Dr. Phil And Oprah Reunite For Rare Interview; Watch A Sneak Peek Of Oprah’s Exciting New Project

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 10.13.2015 | Dr. Phil

Oprah Winfrey returns to the Dr. Phil stage for a rare interview on Thursday, October 15. In this daytime exclusive, Oprah and Dr. Phil recall unforge...

The Bus Ride to 'Belief'

Sister Jenna | Posted 10.01.2015 | OWN
Sister Jenna

As I stood there, I knew this soul was sincere, and she was being called to serve humanity through two efforts: by elevating humanity into a pure experience of God and by showcasing the importance of beautiful connections through the power of relationships.

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

Belief Days of Compassion

Sister Jenna | Posted 09.11.2015 | OWN
Sister Jenna

It has been a few months since the beginning of my journey with "Belief," a new TV series to be aired by the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) on October 18...