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Oprah Becomes one of World’s 500 Richest People

by Teddy Grant   Jun 22, 2018

Oprah Winfrey became one of the world’s 500 richest people on Monday, according to Bloomberg. The mogul’s fortune hit $4 billion, further cementing her... Read More

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Oprah Offers Insight Into Recent Celebrity Suicides & Mental Illness

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 13, 2018

During the red carpet premiere of new OWN series Love Is___, network owner Oprah Winfrey shared her thoughts on the recent suicides of designer... Read More

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15 Celebrities Who Graduated from Historically Black Colleges & Universities

by Elizabeth Ramanand   Jun 12, 2018

Graduation season is in full swing, and EBONY is highlighting some of the biggest celebrities in the entertainment industry who graduated from historically black... Read More

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Watch Trailer for Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil’s New OWN Drama, ‘Love Is___’

by Teddy Grant   May 15, 2018

The trailer for OWN’s new drama series Love Is__, from Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, is finally here. The show stars Michele Weaver and... Read More

Will Packer Talks ‘Breaking In,’ Teaming Up With Oprah & HBCU Pride

Will Packer Talks ‘Breaking In,’ Teaming Up With Oprah & HBCU Pride

by Jessica Bennett   May 10, 2018

EBONY recently chopped it up with producer Will Packer to discuss his latest film, Breaking In, the future of Hollywood, teaming up with “Mama... Read More

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Oprah’s Stake in Weight Watchers Balloons to $400 Million

by Teddy Grant   May 09, 2018

Oprah Winfrey’s investment in Weight Watchers two and a half years ago is paying off. The lifestyle company reported last week strong earnings and... Read More

Oprah Winfrey Sued By Pastor Claiming She Stole ‘Greenleaf’ Idea

Oprah Winfrey Sued By Pastor Claiming She Stole ‘Greenleaf’ Idea

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 20, 2018

There’s no doubt Oprah Winfrey is a woman of God, but that isn’t stopping one of his servants from taking the talk show legend... Read More

Will Packer Producing Two New Shows for The OWN Network

Will Packer Producing Two New Shows for The OWN Network

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 19, 2018

Industry giant Will Packer just inked a deal with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network to executive produce not one, but two new series for the... Read More

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Teen Pays Homage to Black Women in One of a Kind Prom Dress

by Teddy Grant   Apr 13, 2018

A 17-year old Tennessee teenager wanting her prom dress to honor her late great-grandmother had images of iconic African-American women printed on her dress.... Read More

AAFCA REVIEW: Wrinkle in Time Taps in to Inner Child & Warrior Mode

AAFCA REVIEW: Wrinkle in Time Taps in to Inner Child & Warrior Mode

by Carla Renata   Mar 12, 2018

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a huge child at heart.  It’s a characteristic handed down from my beautiful, playful mother.  A... Read More