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Queen of Media Oprah Winfrey just sold most of her shares in her Oprah Winfrey Network to its majority owner, Discovery Inc. According to Bloomberg, Winfrey’s company, Harpo Inc., filed to sell half of the 1.34 million shares and will receive $36 million in stock. Winfrey will remain CEO of OWN but now has a…

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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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Multitalented entertainment entrepreneur Ryan Glen can literally do it all. With singer, songwriter, author, poet, entrepreneur and mobile app creator all within his repertoire, Glen has repeatedly proved there isn’t much that he can’t do. the possibilities are endless. Perhaps best known for his internationally played apps “UnWord” and “Word Palooza,” Glen was recognized by the White…

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Following the shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, ordained minister and nationally recognized spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant has traveled to the area to listen to the people who have been adversely affected and to join the community in finding a path from violence into healing. Breaking from the traditional…

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Happy 60th birthday Oprah Winfrey! Winfrey became the most influential woman in the world due to the success of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” which was the highest-rated syndicated program from 1986 to 2011. Her show aired in 140 countries before making the jump to her Oprah Winfrey Network “OWN,” which was formerly Discovery Health channel.…

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Not your ordinary beauty institute, Franklin Beauty School has been around for almost a century, instructing and aiding disadvantaged students in hopes of helping them obtain a cosmetology license and bettering their lives. Miss J, the current owner of Franklin Beauty School, who became part of the legendary family business at the tender age of…

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It still boggles the human imagination that an abused country girl with distinctive “African” facial features who hailed from a dysfunctional upbringing would ever become the richest black woman the world has ever seen. Today, the empress’s media empire has her acting as a television host, producer, actress, philanthropist and creator of her OWN television…

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