Sunday lessons on self worth, privilege and honesty

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union on Oprah’s Next Chapter

I spent my Sunday night watching Oprah’s Next Chapter with Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad, Alfre Woodard and Gabrielle Union and the documentary Dark Girls on OWN. Both programs explored the experience of being an outsider whether it was as a black actress in Hollywood or a “dark girl” dealing with skin-tone based prejudice from her own community. In both scenarios, I realized minority women were pitted against each other to fight for scraps of watered-down white privilege. Continue reading

@Oprah Re-tweeted Me During #Lifeclass with @DrPhil

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I am an avid Oprah Winfrey fan and support the OWN Network since it launched. I respect her mission to help people live their best lives, and I’ve taken her advice to heart on many occasions. One of my favorite programs is LifeClass and Dr. Phil returned to encourage viewers to “Be the Star of their Own Life.”
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