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What Light Girls Can Teach Us About Beauty

In the African-American community, there is a certain degree of separation: dark-skinned, brown-skinned, and light-skinned. The Oprah Winfrey Network recently aired a documentary by Bill Duke called Light Girls that outlines the effect of these color divisions; the special was a followup to the film Dark Girls from 2011. Show More Summary

Oscar De La Hoya to launch cable channel

Oscar De La Hoya is rolling out his own cable network, continuing down the trail started by Oprah Winfrey (among others). De La Hoya TV is billing itself as “the premiere authority on boxing and other combat sports” and will launch in the spring. Show More Summary

Why Rain Pryor isn't supporting the Richard Pryor biopic

A decade after Richard Pryor’s death, the long-awaited biopic on the iconic comic, actor, and cultural figure has some big Hollywood names attached — including director Lee Daniels, Oprah Winfrey, who will play Pryor’s grandmother Marie, and Mike Epps, cast in the lead role. But the film already has major detractors.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

carrying furniture on the PCT?

Kolby Kirk is quoted. So this must be true. :-) … due to the recent success of the book and movie “Wild”, many hikers have expressed fears that the trail will become overcrowded with Oprah Winfrey fans wearing enormous backpacks … Continue reading ?

President Obama, Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Bono and Others Reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s extraordinary life and legacy has touched and continues to inspire many lives. As Murray Schumach wrote in Dr. King's New York Times obituary in 1968: "To many million of American Negroes, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary

'Light Girls' documentary sparks social media conversation

Social media were ablaze Tuesday concerning the topic of skin color within the African American community, a conversation sparked by Monday's premiere of Bill Duke's "Light Girls" documentary on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

In The Tweets: Black Twitter Respond to #LightGirls Documentary + Watch Full Video

Last night, The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) aired Bill Duke’s ‘Light Girls’ documentary, the filmmaker’s follow-up to his exploration of colorism, Dark Girls. Duke explores the pain, privilege and prejudice of light-skinned women inShow More Summary

'Light Girls' documentary sparks social media conversation

Social media were ablaze Tuesday concerning the topic of skin color within the African American community, a conversation sparked by Monday's premiere of Bill Duke's "Light Girls" documentary on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Mark Zuckerberg's Second Book-Club Pick Is An 800-Page Historical Exploration Of Violence

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided that in 2015, he'd read a book every two weeks and get the Facebook community involved as part of the discussion. Anyone expecting a program akin to a techie's version of Oprah Winfrey's famed selections...Show More Summary

Oprah Winfrey and ‘Selma’ Stars March in Alabama to Remember MLK Jr

On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Oprah Winfrey, alongside her co-stars of the film ‘Selma,’ joined hundreds of marchers in Alabama in remembrance of the civil rights Read More The post Oprah Winfrey and ‘Selma’ Stars March in Alabama to Remember MLK Jr appeared first on Ecorazzi.

David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey, & 'Selma' Cast March to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. in Alabama

Selma star David Oyelowo marches in the ceremony to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday (January 18) in Selma, Alabama. The 38-year-old actor was joined at the march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day by producer Oprah Winfrey, director Ava DuVernay, and “Glory” songwriters John Legend and Common. [...]

“Selma” Stars March For Martin Luther King Jr Day

Last week the critically-acclaimed film “Selma” received a Best Picture Oscar nod, and on Sunday (January 18) the cast assembled in Selma, Alabama for a touching tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Common, David...Show More Summary

Stars of ‘Selma’ march in Alabama town

Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors marched with hundreds Sunday ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Oprah Winfrey and the Stars of Selma Celebrate MLK Day in a Major Way

Oprah Winfrey led a moving march through the streets of Selma, AL, on Sunday in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. She was joined by the star of the movie Selma, actor David Oyelowo; his father, Stephen; and the film's director, Ava Duvernay, for the commemorative event. Show More Summary

Oprah Winfrey And Stars Of “Selma” March In Alabama [Video]

Oprah Leads Celebrity March In Selma, Alabama This is something we should all put on our bucket list. DJ D-Nice shared some of his amazing photography from the march. How beautiful are these shots of the bridge?

Amber Rose Suggests Her Family Didn’t Attend Wedding Because Wiz Khalifa Is Black

Tonight, Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network will air the second installment to Bill Duke’s documentaries on colorism. As a follow up to Dark Girls, Light Girls takes a look at colorism from the perspective of light skinned women. One of the celebrities sharing their own story on how colorism affected their lives is model and ex-wife of Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose.

Oprah Winfrey and Selma Castmates Marched in Alabama for MLK Day

Oprah Winfrey, along with other cast and crew members from the movie Selma, gathered near Alabama's Edmund Pettus Bridge yesterday to march with local residents in memory of Bloody Sunday. Winfrey kicked off her address by yelling "Selma!" then explaining that the event was intended to pay homage to both... More »

Amber Rose Thinks Some Members Of Her Family Didn't Go To Her Wedding Because Wiz Khalifa Was African American!

Wow! We know some families have their issues, but this seems like a lot to deal with! Amber Rose just revealed in an interview with the Oprah Winfrey Network that she thinks a lot of her family didn't attend her wedding because Wiz Khalifa is African American… Apparently, Amber's family is of Creole descent and have some, let's [...]

'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned

Setting aside the perceived snub of "Selma"  in the Oscars nominations last week, director Ava DuVernay and producer Oprah Winfrey joined their cast and crew to march alongside local residents of Selma, Ala., on Sunday in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Amber Rose Why Did Her Relatives Boycott Her Wedding To Wiz Khalifa? (Video)

The Oprah Winfrey Network is airing a show called ‘Light Girls’ tomorrow night that looks at colorism (prejudice against people of different skin colors among people of color). Amber Rose sat down for an interview for the show and explained why many of her relatives boycotted her wedding to Wiz Khalifa. RELATED: What went wrong […]

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