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The all-new season of two-time Emmy award-winning series “Super Soul Sunday,” featuring Oprah Winfrey’s inspirational interviews with thought leaders, authors, spiritual teachers and visionaries, premieres Sunday, April 16 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The new season of “Super Soul Sunday” features thought-provoking, in-depth interviews  including the first African-American Associate Pastor at […]

Are you not getting your black cinema fix with your current streaming provider? Well, the Brown Sugar streaming service may be just what you need. The new service is filled with black film classics including The Mack, Shaft, Super Fly, Dolemite, Cotton Comes to Harlem, Foxy Brown, Blacula, Uptown Saturday Night, Cooley High, Coffy, Black […]

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In Hollywood, it’s commonplace to have celebrity couples look cute together, become an item, get married, only to get divorces years later. So when we hear of a couple making it to nearly 40 years, that’s something we have to talk about. And this year marks 36 years Samuel L. Jackson, the Hollywood actor whose […]

Despite being on what he calls a “sabbatical” recovering from an unspecified “health challenge,” controversial megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long joined his followers on a prayer call this week in which he revealed he has lost more weight and assured them he will be back in the pulpit next month. “My wife was telling me […]

When most people think of a bully, they imagine a big kid pushing smaller ones around on a playground. These days, many bullies are grown men and women who happened to acquire a keyboard. Not everyone means to be a bully—but many people get a little too passionate about their opinions when there’s no threat […]

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night, forcing her to miss a scheduled appearance with her U.S. teammates at the MTV Video Music Awards. “Gabby is back in the hospital tonight being treated for a seriously infected past mouth injury. She continues to have deep swelling and adverse reactions to […]

A first-time teacher may have discovered a surefire way get students excited for the dreaded first day of school by creating a catchy rap song. Dwayne Reed, a fourth-grade teacher in Chicago, created a song to replace the typical “Welcome Back” newsletters the school gives out, the description on the video’s YouTubepage reads. The song […]

Mark Wilson / Getty Images Lonnie Bunch leans forward to peer inside a slave cabin from Edisto Island, South Carolina. The dark and cramped interior defies his attempts to showcase the small living space its occupants subsisted on. Bunch flips on the flashlight on a borrowed smartphone, illuminating for his guests the craftsmanship, the hard […]

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will join the judges panel for the Miss America 2017competition, the organization announced exclusively to USA TODAY Monday. Fresh from a winning performance with the Final Five women of the U.S. Olympics gymnastics team in Rio, Douglas will head to Atlantic City for the final round of competition, which will be […]