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  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Bill Duke, the Godfather of Black Cinema, Releases Photo Book to Documentary ‘Dark Girls’

    Feb 13, 15 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment

    Bill Duke, the godfather of black cinema, releases photo book to documentary ‘Dark Girls’ and airs sequel with ‘Light Girls’ on OWN *“Pain is pain,” said famed movie actor/director Bill Duke about why he tackled light skin girls in his new documentary “Light Girls,” a sequel to his documentary “Dark Girls” (2011). Bill feels that […]

  • OWN Serves Up An All-New Season of ‘Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s’

    Feb 8, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will serve up new episodes of the NAACP Image Award-winning docu-series “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” and the season premiere of new docu-series “2 Fat 2 Fly” on February 28 as part of the network’s popular Saturday night programming lineup. “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” starring acclaimed soul food chef […]

  • OWN to Air World Premiere of ‘Light Girls’ Monday

    Jan 18, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 3 Comments

    *Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will air the world premiere of “Light Girls” on Monday, January 19 at 9 p.m.– 11 p.m. ET/PT. The critically acclaimed documentary “Dark Girls” aired on the network last year, and award-winning filmmaker Bill Duke continues the conversation on colorism with “Light Girls,” sharing an in-depth study of […]

  • Light-Skinned Women Open Up About How Colorism Impacted Them (Watch)

    Jan 17, 15 by Deron Dalton 2 Comments

    *The black community addressed colorism and its impact on darker-skinned black women. But light-skinned women are also impacted by issues surrounding their color and have been since childhood, according to The Huffington Post. Bill Duke explores the pain, privilege and prejudice of light-skinned women in his new documentary, “Light Girls,” which is a spin-off of “Dark […]

  • ‘The Haves and The Have Nots’ Back with New Season on OWN (Watch Preview)

    Jan 6, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *The Oprah Winfrey Network‘s popular television drama, “The Haves and the Have Nots,” from Tyler Perry, second season kicked off Tuesday night, January 6 at 9pm ET/PT. The network’s highest-rated series, “The Haves and Have Nots” follows the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer and Harrington families and the Cryers’ hired help, including […]

  • Oprah Winfrey to Air 90-Minute Special on Michael Sam

    Dec 11, 14 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *Seven months after OWN canceled its planned docuseries on the NFL’s first openly gay football player Michael Sam, Oprah Winfrey’s cable channel will air a 90-minute special on the athlete later this month … plus a sit-down interview. OWN had originally tapped Sam for a reality series similar to its Lindsay Lohan program. But after a backlash from […]