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Peggy Noland's Naked Oprah Dress All About Black Women as Objects

Peggy Noland’s Naked Oprah Dress All About Black Women as Objects

by Jamilah King on November 14 2013, 5:03PM

And she’s not concerned about it.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oprah Gets Apology for Racist Incident in Switzerland

Oprah Gets Apology for Racist Incident in Switzerland

by Von Diaz on August 9 2013, 2:56PM

The Swiss tourism office has apologized to Oprah, who was recently prevented from buying a pricey handbag in Zurich that was ‘too expensive’ for her.

Topics: /NOW, Oprah

Oprah Really, Really Loves Her Some Tyler Perry

Oprah Really, Really Loves Her Some Tyler Perry

by Jamilah King on June 25 2013, 2:54PM

Bad black television is coming more frequently to a household near you.

Topics: /NOW

A Must-Read Take on What's Missing From OWN's 'Dark Girls'

A Must-Read Take on What’s Missing From OWN’s ‘Dark Girls’

by Jamilah King on June 25 2013, 2:32PM

The documentary that had everyone talking.

Topics: /NOW

Oprah Meets Viola Davis' 19-Month-Old Daughter, Genesis [Video]

Oprah Meets Viola Davis’ 19-Month-Old Daughter, Genesis [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on February 17 2012, 3:36PM

Watch a rare side of Viola Davis and Oprah Winfrey.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Racist Tabloid Wednesday: Beyoncé Gets a Special Weave for the Delivery Room

by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2012, 4:32PM

Because some of the most racist stories are available at your local grocery check stand.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oprah's Conflicted, Empowering, Shaming Bond With Women Like Me

Oprah’s Conflicted, Empowering, Shaming Bond With Women Like Me

by Julianne Hing on May 25 2011, 9:18AM

I believe, even on my meanest days, that Oprah’s quest for global dominance is fueled at least in part by a desire to do some good. And anyway, I could not turn away from her even if I bothered to try.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Media, Oprah

Oprah's New Cable Channel is Struggling

Oprah’s New Cable Channel is Struggling

by Jorge Rivas on March 2 2011, 1:36PM

Not everything Oprah touches turns to gold.

Topics: Media

Oprah Talks Race and Asks What 'If Katrina Hit Bel Air'

Oprah Talks Race and Asks What ‘If Katrina Hit Bel Air’

by Jorge Rivas on February 21 2011, 1:32PM

The talk show host offers her most candid comments yet one the storm.

Topics: Health, Oprah

Oprah Talks to First Trans Supermodel Lea T

Oprah Talks to First Trans Supermodel Lea T

by Jorge Rivas on February 18 2011, 4:51PM

And only asks one ridiculous question.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Oprah, Video

Oprah Tells Morning Joe to Lay Off Obama

Oprah Tells Morning Joe to Lay Off Obama

by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2011, 2:40PM

Don’t you get to talking about her president.

Topics: Media, Oprah

Oprah Learns That People Don't Grow

Oprah Learns That People Don’t Grow “Gayer”

by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2011, 3:03PM

In a rare moment, the talk show host has to check herself.

Topics: Media, Oprah

Even Newsweek Is Asking If Oprah's Network Is Too White

Even Newsweek Is Asking If Oprah’s Network Is Too White

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2011, 10:45AM

Can media’s biggest black mogul walk the walk when it comes to expanding network diversity?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media, Oprah

Oprah's Book Club Hasn't Included Female Authors Since 2004

Oprah’s Book Club Hasn’t Included Female Authors Since 2004

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2011, 11:42AM

Oprah’s Book Club hasn’t read a woman novelist since 2004 and only three authors of color in the last decade.

Topics: Media

Oprah Winfrey Network Debuts Without Young People, Latinos

Oprah Winfrey Network Debuts Without Young People, Latinos

by Jorge Rivas on January 3 2011, 11:05AM

Critics still say it’s still an ambitious and well-received start.

Topics: Media

Oprah: 'I'm Not Even Kind of a Lesbian'

Oprah: ‘I’m Not Even Kind of a Lesbian’

by Jorge Rivas on December 9 2010, 4:39PM

And Barbara Walters is still asking people about their sexuality.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Oprah

Oprah, Bill Jones Saluted at Kennedy Center Honors, Still No Asian Americans

Oprah, Bill Jones Saluted at Kennedy Center Honors, Still No Asian Americans

by Jorge Rivas on December 6 2010, 4:27PM

Previous winners include Ella Fitzgerald and Placido Domingo.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Whoopi, Oprah Reunite To Talk Race and Politics

Whoopi, Oprah Reunite To Talk Race and Politics

by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2010, 3:28PM

After years apart, two of the industry’s leading black women get down to Hollywood’s basics.

Topics: Media, Oprah

More on Oprah and the Truth About

More on Oprah and the Truth About “Down Low” Black Men

by Kai Wright on October 11 2010, 11:38AM

An HIV doc says enough already with shows on this myth, Oprah.

Topics: Health, Kai Wright, Oprah

Oprah Gets Schooled on HIV and Has Her Own Aha! Moment

Oprah Gets Schooled on HIV and Has Her Own Aha! Moment

by Jorge Rivas on October 8 2010, 2:24PM

An HIV-positive woman explains to Oprah that not everybody has it as well as Magic Johnson.

Topics: Health, Oprah

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