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How This Black Entrepreneur Landed A Job With Oprah Despite Barely Pulling In 15 Views On His Content

A lack of views or following can oftentimes discourage people from creating content. However, after hearing this inspiring story, it may give content creators a big boost of encouragement to keep going.

Nov 3, 2022

OWN Commemorates The Tulsa Race Massacre's Centennial Anniversary In Two-Part Documentary

It’s been 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre reshaped the world as we know it. What once was known as The Black Wall Street, the Greenwood District was singlehandedly destroyed at the hands of white rage and today (June 1), OWN is keeping its legacy alive through “The Legacy of Black Wall Street.” The new two-part special OWN Spotlight event will track the rise of Black Wall Street in Oklahoma’s Greenwood District up until it was destroyed through the tragic 1921 Tulsa race massacre. Angela Davis / Photo Courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network “We’re proud to tell this powerful story and commemorate the triumphant survivors who worked to rebuild and reclaim Black Wall Street,” said Tina Perry, President, OWN in an official news release. “This is a significant moment in our history that will not be forgotten. We will continue to amplify Black excellence and resilience on OWN as we make strides on the road to healing.” Healing that present-day activist and Tulsa native, Jerica...

Jun 1, 2021

Oprah Winfrey Puts Black Women’s Health And Wellness First With New Initiative

As a pillar in the Black community and advocate for Black women in her community, Oprah Winfrey and her cable network Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) have announced the launch of its first-ever initiative that aims to offer tools that both empower and uplift Black women’s health and wellness. According to Deadline, Winfrey and the network’s multi-platform OWN Your Health campaign strives to raise awareness and also provide “education, resources, and a sense of community to address the unique health concerns facing Black women today, encouraging them to put their health and well-being first.” The last year has been tumultuous for all of us dealing with the pandemic, especially Black women, so the Own Your Health campaign hopes to get our community’s well-being back on track. “COVID-19 and the racial justice movement have highlighted the need for urgent policy reform to balance disparities that exist in healthcare for Black women and we look forward to working with our distinguished...

Apr 9, 2021