September 2022

The Oprah Winfrey Network Continues Powerful OWN Your Vote 2022 Campaign

“OWN Your Vote” (Tuesday, September 27, 2022) – OWN and national voting rights leaders today joined forces to launch the OWN Your Vote 2022 campaign – a bipartisan, pro-social campaign mobilizing Black women to vote in the upcoming midterm election and arming their communities to do the same. OWN Your Vote first launched in 2020 …

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Southeast San Diego: The Mental Bar/Black-Owned Café  Hosts Grand Opening

The Mental Bar, a Black-owned business located at 6325 Imperial Avenue, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, September 24th, 2022. The brainchild of Daneyel and Tommy Walker, the Mental Bar was designed to bring the full café experience to the residents of Southeastern San Diego. Nestled in the Black Cultural Arts …

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OWN Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Two Movies ‘The Great Holiday Bake War’ and ‘A Christmas Fumble’

Los Angeles, CA – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced that the annual “OWN For The Holidays” tradition heats-up with two original holiday movies.  “The Great Holiday Bake War,” starring LeToya Luckett and Finesse Mitchell, debuts on Saturday, December 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and “A Christmas Fumble,” starring Eva Marcille and Devale Ellis, premieres on …

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Tucson: Pima County Board of Supervisors Approve Juneteenth Holiday for County Employees

By DL White “Juneteenth is a movement, not a moment,” affirmed District 5 SupervisorAdelita Grijalva, echoing the mantra of Tucson Juneteenth President Larry Starks. In a (4-1) vote on September 6, the Board voted to approve the annual recognition of Juneteenth. Juneteenth acknowledges the day in which Union troops entered Galveston, Texas in 1865 to …

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Celebrity Photo App: John David Washington, Drake, Rami Malek, Amsterdam Cast & Filmmakers Celebrate the film“AMSTERDAM” Upcoming Release

The cast and filmmakers from “Amsterdam” celebrated the film’s upcoming release earlier this evening at the film’s world premiere at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. Director/writer/producer David O. Russell, along with Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Andrea Riseborough, Mike Myers, Michael Shannon, Rami Malek, Timothy Olyphant, Robert De Niro, producers Matthew Budman …

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San Diego: Jazz At The Creek Closes Out Summer with Prince of Sophisticated Soul and More!

As we close out summer 2022, there’s nothing left to say except, if you missed out on Jazz at the Creek, a two-day celebration Labor Day week-end in San Diego, oh well, it’s your loss.  In its eleventh year, a surprising announcement was made by long time radio personality Kelly Cole, who’s been the host …

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Snoop Dogg and Paramount+ Celebrate Sanaa Lathan’s Directorial Debut: ON THE COME UP

Snoop Dogg, BLE and Paramount+ hosted a special advance screening on Tuesday night celebrating Sanaa Lathan’s directorial debut film, ON THE COME UP, on Snoop Dogg’s compound in Inglewood, CA. Guests celebrated with a fun-filled night of food trucks, concessions, a bar, DJ, and Snoop’s vintage cars where guests got to sit and watch the movie …

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OWN Debuts New Season of Ava DuVernay’s Anthology Series, ‘Cherish The Day,’ Tuesday, October 4

Los Angeles, CA – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that the romantic anthology drama “Cherish the Day,” starring Joy Bryant and Henry Simmons, debuts a new story on Tuesday, October 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on OWN.  The series will air following “Queen Sugar,” now in its final season, making for a Tuesday night …

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