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In October, Netflix announced plans to add iconic Black films to the platform each month. Last month, the popular streaming service gave us a sense of nostalgia with the classic Black romance film Love Jones featuring Nia Long and Larenz Tate. During the month of December, you can expect to see Spike Lee’s and Denzel…

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The rain couldn’t stop an evening filled with elegant splendor on Chicago’s South Side. Rucker Cigar Lounge and Mikko’s Beauty Bar were venue hosts to the elegant affair dubbed, Cigars and Chocolate. This intimate gathering of 100 patrons was hosted by 20th Ward Committeeman Kevin Bailey and Lamman Rucker of OWN’s hit TV show “Greenleaf.”…

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PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a condition that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary or life-threatening event. According to Nebraska.gov, an estimated 7.8 percent of Americans will experience PTSD at some point in their lives. Women are twice as likely as men to develop PTSD. Approximately five million Americans suffer from PTSD…

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From its inception, “Greenleaf” has been an instant hit. Through the show’s development, fans have had the opportunity to grow with and understand the cast, allowing actress Desiree Ross to capture her audience’s heart. Beginning her career at a young age, Ross often appeared in short films and tv shows like TNT’s “Falling Skies.” Now,…

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Detroit native Deborah Joy Winans is an amazing actress that portrays the sweet Charity Greenleaf-Satterlee on OWN’s hit drama “Greenleaf.” Winans’ character, who is married on the show, deals with some tough situations in her marriage regarding her husband’s sexuality. During this season, (spoiler alert), Charity’s TV husband, Kevin Saterlee, confessed to having feelings for…

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OWN, Oprah Winfrey Network, has renewed its acclaimed original drama series, “Greenleaf,” from Lionsgate, award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negros”) and Oprah Winfrey (“Selma”) for a third season. Additionally, Rick Fox, who portrays journalist Darius Nash, has been upped to a series regular for…

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The highly anticipated OWN “Greenleaf” finally returns tonight. Deceit, pride, scandal, hypocrisy and greed are just a few words that come to mind when I think about tonight’s opening episode. The best part of the series is seeing Lyn Whitfield (aka Lady Mae) and Keith David as Bishop James combine their veteran acting skills and…

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Striving for excellence isn’t always a bad thing. After all, doing your best is part of the Christian life. And while many have associated the term “perfection” with the age-old religion, the fact of the matter is, just because someone is Christian, doesn’t mean they’re perfect. Enter Oprah Winfrey, who recently revealed she’s returning to acting…

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OWN is gearing up to add another scripted series to its lineup. This time, the network will be targeting dramatic situations that occur in megachurches and the families within them. With OWN CEO Oprah Winfrey executive producing and Craig Wright (Six Feet Under, Lost, Tyrant) writing, “Greenleaf” is a drama that follows a Christian family…

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